Amanda is an experienced finance leader. She started her career at EY LLP where she worked in the audit practice progressing from associate to an experienced manager and specialized in working with private, small to medium Canadian companies in the technology and media/entertainment sectors. Most notably, she led the 2016 audit over the $2.65 billion acquisition of Shaw Media Inc. by Corus Entertainment Inc. Following her time at EY, Amanda spent 2 years working in London, UK, where she held various roles establishing reporting and operational finance processes at growing start-up companies.
Amanda joined Upchain Inc. as the VP Finance in September 2020 and developed the finance function from the ground up, overseeing all financial accounting and tax reporting, budgeting and forecasting, payroll operations, and establishing financial and operational controls. She successfully led the due diligence efforts as the finance leader during the Upchain sale to Autodesk in May 2021.
Amanda is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Master of Accounting and Honours Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degrees from the University of Waterloo.