Amanda was born and raised in a small town outside Stockport, Cheshire. She moved to Pembrokeshire in 1987 after meeting her now husband, Neil. She is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant currently based in a practice in Tenby. She has had many years’ experience in accounting both in private practice and working for local businesses. She has 2 children, a daughter working at Valero and a son completing his final year in Swansea University.