Amanda is supporting EIF with the design and delivery of the Early Intervention Academy for Police Leaders.
She is also a chair of the Police Appeals Tribunal and a deputy district judge in the civil courts. In addition, Amanda is a director of the Lancashire and Cumbria law firm Harrison Drury, where she heads its corporate and commercial division and chairs its board of directors.
She is a trustee of Red Rose Recovery, a charity which supports those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction through peer mentoring and partnership working.
For a number of years she has been an associate lecturer at the College of Policing on aspects of police leadership and public order.
Amanda has over 30 years’ experience of policing, as a criminal defence solicitor and prosecutor; working with police forces in public order operations; as an independent member and vice-chair of Lancashire Police Authority, chair of its protective services and member of its professional standards committees and assistant police and crime commissioner for Lancashire, where she led on early intervention, strategic partnership working and criminal justice, chairing the local criminal justice board.