Amanda DeYoung is passionate about advancing public policy solutions backed by deep analysis and clear communication.
Prior to joining Sussex, Amanda worked as an Associate at the Business Council of Canada, a national business association representing entrepreneurs and business leaders from every region and sector of the economy. Amanda advanced the Business Council’s policy objectives by conducting research and analysis, developing strategic advice, and managing major projects.
While pursuing her post-graduate education, Amanda worked for public opinion expert Conrad Winn and held various internships, including with Sport Tourism Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Amanda holds several degrees and certificates, including a Bachelor of Arts (honours) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Political Management from Carleton University, and certificate in Digital Marketing Strategy from the Canadian Marketing Association.
In her spare time, Amanda is an active member of her community. She serves as a board member of Body Brave and volunteers with the Canadian Advocacy Network.