Amanda graduated as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University in 1998. She undertook further clinical training at The Royal Veterinary College and The University of Pennsylvania and is Board certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care. She was a Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care at the RVC from 2003-2008. In September 2008, she took up the post of Clinical Director at Vets Now where she remained until taking up her current role as Group Referral Director for IVCEvidensia in January 2020. 

She is the author of many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and is co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Emergency and Critical Care. She acts as a veterinary consultant for Pet Blood Bank and has had an active interest in transfusion medicine for many years including setting up the internal blood bank at the RVC and using many blood products on her patients! She is Past-President of the European Society of Emergency and Critical Care and was Founding President of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She is an elected RCVS Council member since 2012 and was President of the RCVS from 2018-2019. She received the BSAVA Melton award for meritorious contribution to small animal practice in 2011.