Amanda Birrane studied French and Business Studies at the University of Surrey, followed by a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She also has a Masters Degree in Property Valuation and Law from the Cass Business School, City of London University. Amanda has worked at Peer Group PLC since 1987 and has been a Director since 1995, when she returned to the U.K. having worked in New York. Amanda was appointed as Chairman in December 2018. She is also a Director of a number of other Group companies, as well as serving as a Director of a number of Irish companies, including the Mondello Park group of companies. Outside of Peer Group Amanda is a keen sculptor specialising in portraiture.