Amelia Viney

Amelia has been working with young adults for the last ten years, in both professional and voluntary capacities. She specialises in crafting and coordinating residential events that turn young people into leaders. She is committed to engaging participants of all backgrounds in the most innovative and creative ways possible, designing experiences that will challenge them and galvanize them.

 

Amelia is also the Founding Director of The Advocacy Academy, a charitable social enterprise which helps young people from vulnerable backgrounds develop the knowledge, skills and networks to improve their world and themselves. Before this, she was the Parliamentary Researcher for John Mann MP, Member of the Treasury Select Committee and Chair of the APPG Against Antisemitism. Prior to working in Westminster, Amelia was a Legislative Assistant in Washington D.C., holding a diverse policy portfolio including civil rights, criminal justice and immigration reform.

 

Amelia read History at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge and is Programme Manager for Blue Chip Leaders.