Co-founder, Impact Generation Partners
Amanda is a co-founder of Impact Generation Partners, which advises and invests in enterprises that deliver financial as well as social and/or environmental returns. Amanda is passionate about and committed to building the impact investing ecosystem alongside the philanthropic sector in Australia.
Amanda holds 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, with intergenerational family foundations.
Amanda is a member of the Council of Philanthropy Australia, the peak membership body for philanthropic foundations, individuals and not for profits in Australia. She is a member of the Board of the Australian Women Donors Network, which advocates for a gender lens to be applied in philanthropic giving. Amanda Chairs Kids in Philanthropy, a not for profit that engages children and their families in hands-on volunteering opportunities and aims to develop empathy and a social conscience in children. She has been on the Nexus Australia Youth Summit Organising committee since its inception 2013.
Amanda is a committee member of the Impact Investment Forum, an initiative of the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA).
Amanda loves supporting entrepreneurs and is proud to be a mentor in the Foundation for Young Australian’s Young Social Pioneers Program as well as the Startmate accelerator program.