Amanda Millar

Facilitator, Political Panel Discussion

Amanda Millar has a life-long passion and talent for helping people tell their stories - in the media, in boardrooms, at conferences or in videos. 

After 40 years in communication and the media, Amanda knows storytelling and what connects with an audience. Most of Amanda’s journalism career has been in high-profile TV current affairs - on 20/20 and 60 Minutes - where she earned more than 18 national awards. These included three national titles as Best Current Affairs Reporter and Best Interviewer for seven consecutive years. Amanda leads the team and the diagnosis at am&co - a communications company specialising in media, presentation and leadership training. 

In 2018, Amanda also produced and directed the feature film documentary, CELIA, detailing the life, work and vision of Kiwi social advocate, the late Celia Lashlie.