Amanda joined EY as a Partner in August 2015 as the Head of Infrastructure within its advisory practice for UK & Ireland. Prior to this she was a partner at another of the 'big four' accounting firms, where she led on property, real estate and construction for consulting, as well as consulting across the South East of England.
She is a chartered quantity surveyor and Fellow of RICS.
Amanda is past vice chair of the Management Board; led the review on Election and Selection; and also established the UK and Ireland World Regional Board. She has been an external examiner/lecturer and is a member of the Surveyors Livery Company.
She became President of RICS during the 2016 Governing Council session in London.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 19 May 2017
"The price of greatness is responsibility," Sir Winston Churchill once said. Sigmund Freud, meanwhile, asserted: "Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility." As surveyors, we are free to operate without statutory regulation because we consistently demonstrate responsible professionalism. We are equipped to deal with the dilemmas that can bring.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 03 Apr 2017
Treading in the footsteps of past-President Louise Brooke-Smith, I recently visited Crossrail, Europe’s largest infrastructure project, at the Whitechapel station site. My visit really brought home the value of infrastructure investment and the contribution of our professionals.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 01 Mar 2017
Our diversity and inclusion campaign, Surveying the Future, is working to create a surveying profession that better reflects the varied societies and individuals we serve.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 27 Feb 2017
A total of 4.9 billion people will live in Asian and African megacities by 2035, with some of these cities becoming nation-sized. But scale is only one ingredient for success. Cities are for people. Hence the importance of innovation, liveability and adaptability to changing socio-economic landscapes.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 31 Jan 2017
The city of Glasgow is acting as a national and global blueprint to demonstrate the additional value of making cities "smart". So what can we learn from Glasgow about the shape and advantages of our future cities?
Amanda Clack FRICS, 25 Jan 2017
Recent months have highlighted public disquiet about globalisation. Populations in the developed world, long regarded as the main beneficiaries of open markets, increasingly feel uneasy about the free movement of goods, services and people.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 15 Dec 2016
During the US Presidential election, President-elect Donald Trump promised an additional USD$1 trillion investment into US infrastructure over the next 10 years. His promise reflects an issue that many developed countries are contending with: ageing infrastructure is holding back economic growth, whilst investing in infrastructure enables it.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 13 Dec 2016
Designing smart cities is not just about using technology, but about creating a better quality of life — cities for citizens. The ecosystem of our cities needs to combine social infrastructure with affordable housing and culture with that of effective infrastructure.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 01 Dec 2016
We can be certain of future disruptive changes in the technologies that affect our everyday lives, bringing an exponential pace of change. In this respect, Stanford University’s recent report 'Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030' raises deep questions for society and our profession.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 01 Sep 2016
The world is still digesting the outcome of June’s referendum, in which the British public voted in favour of leaving the EU.
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