Amanda Bringans OBE
Amanda has had a long and successful career in the voluntary and commercial sectors, focused on fundraising, marketing, brand strategy and media sales, and has served as executive director for several high-profile UK charities, including Macmillan Cancer Support, Voluntary Services Overseas, Battersea and the British Heart Foundation. Amanda was recognised in the 2022 New Year Honours list with an OBE for services to charity.
Amanda was chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising from 2017 to 2020 and has also sat on the board at Regent's University and Grove House Hospice. In 2018 she was listed by Civil Society as one of the top five most influential people in fundraising.
She currently runs her own coaching and consultancy practice, supporting clients from a wide range of backgrounds, including finance and education.
Amanda is passionate about animal welfare and has a particular interest in the human and canine bond and its transformative potential. She's been a member of the RSPCA since 2019 and a cat and dog owner for most of her life.