Amanda Smith

Zero Carbon Britain Training Manager

Amanda has over 20 years’ experience in teaching, school leadership, adult training and organisational improvement. She is a highly qualified and experienced educator, with Qualified Teacher status and the National Professional Qualification for Head Teachers, and is a Specialist Leader of Education.

Amanda is passionate about the power of education to change lives and outcomes for both children and adults, encouraging them to understand that the choices they make in their everyday lives, as individuals, policymakers or business people, are important at a global level.

Amanda has over 20 years’ experience in teaching, school leadership, adult training and organisational improvement. She is a highly qualified and experienced educator, with Qualified Teacher status and the National Professional Qualification for Head Teachers, and is a Specialist Leader of Education. Her expertise includes the design and development of high quality education materials, assessment of impact on learners, and provision of an environment to support learning and retention of key skills, as well as monitoring and quality assurance of programmes.

Prior to joining CAT Amanda was a Head Teacher, and she also worked in an advisory capacity for her local education authority from 2003, working with schools and other organisations in challenging circumstances to enable them to develop effective action plans and bring about organisational change and improvement as a result.

When not at work, Amanda enjoys spending as much time as possible outside, walking and cycling in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.