Amanda Rowlatt CBE

Independent

Amanda is Chief Economist and Director of Analysis at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Her previous job was as Chief Economist and Director for Children and Families at the Department for Work and Pensions. She has also been Chief Economist at the Office for National Statistics (ONS), and the Competition Commission, and has held senior posts with Oxera economic consultants, the Department for International Development (DFID), the European Commission, and HM Treasury. Amanda was on the Council of the Royal Economic Society; has recently been Treasurer of two other charities and Vice Chair of a fourth; and was runner up "UK Trustee of the Year". She has extensive board level experience, and a keen interest in education and training, as well as a desire to make a contribution to her local community. Amanda has three children at local schools, and was appointed a Governor in 2010.