Amanda was born in London, and moved to Swansea when she was 6 months old with her Welsh father and English mother. She studied in Wokingham, before moving to Teignmouth in 1984, where she started a family with her husband, Steve.
Amanda has worked in many fields, including floristry, retail and energy services. She worked for EDF, in customer services for 15 years before finally joined Scott Richards in early 2023.
She enjoys family time, walking, photography and socialising, as well as a good movie.