Amanda Poole is a strategic consultant with experience in retail and financial services, working in both private and public sector companies across Europe. She specialises in assessing businesses and teams for investment/development purposes and also possesses strong project management and analytical consulting skills. Since 1995, Amanda has worked in the consultancy practice Poole Associates Europe and as a Director of Partners in Retail. Prior to this she held several posts, (including directorships) with J Sainsbury plc, Bankers Trust Company, Management Horizons Europe and Edgar Dunn & Company. Amanda’s areas of interest include market entry strategies into new markets/distribution channels. She has a BSc in Economics from University College London.