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Amanda is a co-founder of Impact Generation Partners, which invests in, advises and supports enterprises that deliver financial, as well as social and/or environmental, returns. Amanda is committed to building the impact investing ecosystem alongside the philanthropic sector in Australia. She Co Chairs Philanthropy Australia and is a Director of Impact Investing Australia. Amanda is Deputy Chair of the Federal Government’s Social Impact Investing Taskforce’s Expert Panel.
Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from Monash University and started her career practicing corporate law at Allens. She then moved into the philanthropic sector working with not-for-profit organisations and in philanthropic services at the Myer Family Company, assisting intergenerational families and individuals to implement strategic giving programs.
Amanda is passionate about engaging the next generation in giving and in creating change. She was involved in founding and then chairing Kids in Philanthropy from 2012 to 2019, was part of the Nexus Australia Summit Committee from its inception in 2013 until 2018 and has been a member and Chair of Philanthropy Australia’s New Generation of Giving program in Melbourne.
Amanda strongly believes in the power of supporting and investing in women and girls. A past staff member and Board member of Australians Investing In Women, Amanda is proud to have advised and invested in a number of for-purpose enterprises founded or co-founded by women.