Amanda is a civil mediator, facilitator and conflict resolution consultant in New Westminster, BC. She works with start-ups, entrepreneurs and tech companies to pre-wire them to thrive through conflict and change. She helps businesses address conflicts in ways that build them up instead of tearing them apart. She likes weird and sticky problems, and numbers.
Amanda co-hosts the Overthinking Conflict Podcast, which explores are the interesting and controversial corners of peacemaking. She is also an active member of PignPotato Games, a collective of mediators, lawyers and creatives designing collaborative games to further dispute resolution, teach teamwork skills and change the dynamics of family game night.
Amanda has a background in emergency services and communications, BA(Economics) from UBC and ConRes Cert(Mediation) from the Justice Institute of BC. She has 2 kids, a dog and coaches hockey in her spare time.