Amanda Janoo is the Knowledge and Policy Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEALL), the leading collaboration of organizations, alliances, movements, and individuals working together to transform the economic system into one that delivers social and ecological wellbeing. Amanda is an economic policy expert with over a decade of experience working with governments and international development institutions around the world. Her work aims to build just and sustainable economies through goal-oriented and participatory policy design processes.
Prior to joining WEAll, Amanda worked for the United Nations and the African Development Bank as an industrial policy and structural transformation expert. As a Fulbright researcher, she explored the relationship between international trade and informal employment. She graduated from Cambridge University with an MPhil in Development Studies and heralds from the green mountain state of Vermont, in the USA.