SPECIAL ADVISOR / MANAGING DIRECTOR, THE BRIDGE
Amanda has an impressive track record in production and as an international ambassador. She was MD of Channel Health for Sky Network and Head of Content for PCCW/IMG, a joint venture called Network of the World, the first ever broadband initiative delivering content channels across Asia. Amanda has also created European wide formats for Sony Pictures Television International, worked in development with the BBC, ITV, Channel Four, Fremantle Media and National Geographic Channel UK, and has for the last 5 years spent a considerable amount of time working with Asian broadcasters and in particular the Korean Communications Agency. Having begun her programming career in Australia with the ABC, Channel Nine and Network Ten, Amanda has over 20 years’ experience in global television production, programming strategy and channel management spanning 4 continents, Australia, Europe, the US and Asia.
Amanda consults at a senior broadcasting level and, at the House of Commons, chairs Digital Media Advisory Policy Sessions with the Industry and Parliamentary Trust. A UK / Australian Media-Business Woman of the Year finalist, Amanda is honored with Friend of Australia status for her global contribution to Digital Media Thought Leadership.