Amanda Kiessel

Amanda is co-founder of Good Market, a curated community of social enterprises, cooperatives, responsible businesses, voluntary organisations and changemakers. Together they are working to create a 21st century economy that’s “good for people and good for the planet.”

The online platform includes more than 1,500 enterprises from 52 countries. Amanda has a PhD in Environmental Studies, a Masters in Sustainable International Development, and a degree in Biology with a specialty in ecotoxicology.

Before Good Market, she spent 15 years in Asia working with local organisations on agroecology and sustainable food systems, organisational change, and social enterprise development. Amanda is an Ashoka Fellow.