Amy was born and raised in Edinburgh. She is currently Head of Policy, Projects and Participation for Children in Scotland, the national network organisation improving children’s lives. She has responsibility for the organisation’s policy work and engagement activities with children and young people; this has included high profile events like First Minister’s Question Time: Next Generation. She previously worked as a researcher in the mental health sector for over 10 years. She has a particular interest in how music, and the arts more widely, can be used to promote mental health and wellbeing.
In her free time, Amy is committed to homemade arts, and will usually have some form of art project on the go. She is an enthusiastic attender of live music performances across all genres.