7. Amanda Yong

National Manager of Marketing and Communications, Plant Health Australia

An experienced marketing and communications professional, Amanda was appointed as PHA’s National Manager: Marketing and Communications in February 2021.

Amanda has a degree in Communication Science from Unisa and a post-graduate in Business Management from Henley Business School. Prior to working at PHA, Amanda held positions in the Northern Territory Public Sector at the Department of Chief Minister and Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR). During her time in the Territory, she delivered two NT Budget campaigns, worked with the National Citrus Canker Eradication Program team, and implemented the NT African Swine Fever and Ehrlichiosis pre-response public information campaigns.

Amanda’s lifelong learning has contributed to her broad marketing and communications experience across a variety of industries.