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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Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.