Amanda Goodman

Head Of Syndication & Director, Giant Leap

Amanda has run IIG’s Sydney office since 2014 and is responsible for managing the group’s relationships with institutional investors and intermediary groups. Amanda has 18 years’ experience in investment banking, venture capital and structured finance in the US, UK and Australia, as well as several years’ experience in the non-profit sector.

Amanda started her career at Goldman Sachs in New York and London in the Real Estate Advisory team (part of the Investment Banking division) and was a founding principal of venture capital firm Frontiers Capital in London. After arriving in Australia in 2001, Amanda worked with LJCB Investment group, a diversified private investment group owned by the Liberman family and JCA, a non-profit fundraising and planning organisation for the Jewish community in NSW and ACT.

Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University, where she graduated cum laude with a concentration in Government and minor in Economics, and a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University. Amanda sits on the boards of two non-profits: The Observership Program and Stand Up, and serves as Deputy Chair of the Impact Investment Forum, an initiative of the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia.

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