Amanda Beard-Neilson

Chief Technology Officer @ UniQuest Ltd.

Amanda first implemented Salesforce as a CRM at an end user in 2007 and became the company’s System Admin. She increased her experience of the platform by moving into contracting roles and worked as a Project Manager for two Salesforce Platinum Partners. She returned to the end user environment for more senior leadership roles within EdTech and Fintech companies, specialising in Digital Transformation and Change Management before taking the position as CTO with UniQuest.

Her background is in IT, Sales and Marketing which has helped to provide insights into system development and stakeholder management.

Amanda is a leader of the Salesforce London Admin Community Group, and a co-organiser of the London’s Calling Conference. She has multiple Salesforce certifications, is a Trailhead Ranger, owner of the blog:, volunteers at Salesforce World Tours, Dreamforce and community events, and is an international conference speaker.