Amanda Jones

Amanda spent her professional career working in arts management, including media relations, regional theatres and then for The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House. She held senior management roles at the Barbican, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation (where she was Director of Arts and Heritage), Crafts Council, and The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She has served on the boards of Central School of Ballet, Hampstead Theatre and the institute of International Visual Arts. She is highly engaged with both performing and visual arts, with a particular interest in interdisciplinary and immersive work. She has recently completed an MA in Creative Writing. Amanda lives in Whitstable, where she also serves on the board of an infants’ school.