Amanda Gonsalves

Amanda Gonsalves

Executive Director of People and Culture

Before joining Catalyst, Amanda held the positions of Director of People and OD at Anchor Hanover Group, Executive Director of HR at Aldwyck Housing Group, Director of People and OD at Guinness Partnership and Group Director of HR for Sanctuary Group. Amanda has worked within the field of HR for over 20 years, initially for a mental health charity and the last 15 years within the housing sector. She has been the people lead on several mergers and acquisitions supporting successful integrations and embedding cultural change.
Prior to that Amanda worked in utilities, the steel and engineering sector and for the construction industry training board. Amanda is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has been the lead officer for Remuneration Committees, chair and trustee of a pension scheme, chair of equality, diversity and inclusion working groups and taken the people lead for colleague wellbeing and engagement.