Amanda works in collaboration with SciTech’s experts to execute analyses focused on the technical, environmental, social, and economical opportunities and bottlenecks for alternative proteins. Amanda joins GFI with nine years of experience in the private sector leading research and analyses to improve the management and clean-up of high-risk chemicals used in industrial operations. She holds a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology from Duke University and a B.S. in biology from the University of North Georgia. Outside of GFI, Amanda serves on the board of directors of an animal rescue and as the director of a food rescue site in Georgia, where she lives.