Amanda Collins Amanda hails from Sussex in the South East and was educated at Middlesex University. She has worked in marketing and communications since 1999, starting her career in pharmaceuticals, and working extensively across a number of sectors including engineering, software and online publishing. During this time, Amanda has worked in brand, marketing, events, strategic communications, internal communications and change management. In 2014, she made the move to the third sector and currently heads up the Scottish marketing communications team for a national homelessness charity. She and her family are passionate users, supporters and advocates of The Yard. Amanda joined our Board in January 2019.