Governance Bio
Amanda Strong
Appoint Professional

Amanda Strong

10 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Listed company
Incorporated Entity
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs
Council Controlled Organisation


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
“I am committed to growing New Zealand businesses and sporting organisations through best practice governance. I am experienced as a trusted governance advisor, strategic leaders and general counsel. I am commercially focused and pragmatic with real insight into business challenges.”

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Independent Director

Sirens (2007) Limited

July 2007 - August 2008 (1 years)

A start up sporting franchise with the first New Zealand team to compete in the Australian National Women's Basketball League

Committee Member

Sumner Running Club

March 2006 - March 2008 (2 years)

A community running club supporting competitive and social runners.

Executive Roles

Senior Associate

Simpson Grierson

July 2017 - Present (1 years)

I am a commercially focused, pragmatic commercial lawyer in Simpson Grierson's Christchurch Corporate and Commercial team, with real insight into business challenges. I deal with my clients' Chief Executives, General Counsels and Directors on a daily basis.

General Counsel

Enable Networks Limited

September 2011 - June 2017 (5 years)

As part of the senior executive team, I was a trust advisor and was intimately involved in strategy and all significant matters facing this fibre wholesale business.


University of Canterbury

B.Com/LLB.Hons, Commerce and Law

1995 - 1999