Amanda qualified as an architect and worked in practice for 12 years, managing retail and residential construction projects, in and around London.

In 1994 having gained a distinction for her master’s in Real Estate, she became an academic in the School of Surveying and Planning at Kingston University.  In addition to her teaching, she co-designed the BSc Building Surveying course and managed expansion of provision as Director of Postgraduate Studies.  Becoming a Principal Lecturer, she ran a pedagogic centre of excellence, promoting sustainability in the education of built environment professionals, as its Director of Teaching & Learning.

Amanda started working for UCEM as an Associate Tutor in 2016, teaching on various courses and is currently a Academic Tutor for Planning & Conservation, and Analysis & Adaptation on the Building Surveying programmes.  This compliments her continuing work at Kingston, where she is Course Leader for the Historic Building Conservation degrees.


Chair of Surrey Historic Building Trust

Qualifications and memberships


BA (Hons) Architecture, Polytechnic of Central London (now Westminster University)

PG Dip Arch, South Bank Polytechnic (now LSBU)

MSc Immobilia, Kingston University

PG Dip, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, SEEDA