Amanda Benson

Program Manager, Maternal and Child Health


Amanda joined Burnet in August 2015 as Program Manager for the Tibet Health Capacity Building Program. She has more than 10 years of experience in the development and health sectors. Prior to joining CIH, Amanda was Country Coordinator for Australian Red Cross in Vietnam, and has also worked with the Nossal Institute for Global Health, Save the Children, Oxfam Australia, UNESCO in Hanoi and the Victorian Department of Justice.

She is particularly interested in health sector capacity building and has studied sociology, anthropology and international development.


  • 2000 Masters of Social Change and Development, University of Newcastle NSW
  • 1997 Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Anthropology), University of Newcastle NSW

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