Amanda chairs the Defence Division, that focuses on the defence of Jewish freedoms, rights and security, specifically all forms of antisemitism, racism, anti-Israel extremism and bigotry. As a Deputy for The Hampstead Synagogue since 2012, she was Chair of BODSA (the Board’s Social Action Group) and it’s first Gender Equality Champion before being elected Vice President. Outside of the Board, Amanda specialises in communications, responsible business and international development working with multinational companies and international not for profits. A mother of two grown up daughters, Amanda is married to Anthony. She enjoys travelling and entertaining. Her guilty pleasures: soap operas and IPhone Sudoku.