Amanda Wilkinson

Amanda Wilkinson
Universities Wales
Director, Universities Wales

As Director, Amanda is responsible for the leadership and management Universities Wales.

Before joining Universities Wales in November 2004 she held posts with the CBI as director for south west England, head of policy for Wales and senior adviser on SME matters for the UK.

During her early career she worked for the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation and the Valuation Office Agency. Amanda has served on numerous advisory bodies representing local government, business and higher education. She holds a degree from Staffordshire University.

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Are we living in a post-LGBTQ+ rights age?

9 June 2021
This Pride month Sebastian Bromelow calls on the higher education sector to “make some noise”, embracing a history of rebellious thoughts and actions by not only celebrating the successes of the LGBTQ+ community but also responding to challenges.

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‘What’s good for the city is good for the university’: higher education’s vital role in the post-Covid recovery

27 May 2021
Reflecting on his role as chairperson of Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s Economic Covid-19 Recovery Board, Professor Zahir Irani outlines why universities must play a key role in the country’s post-pandemic recovery.