Our Senior Team
Founder & Chief Executive
Amanda Richardson has over thirty years' experience of working with children with special educational needs in both mainstream and special school settings. She joined PACE, a charity and specialist centre for children with motor disorders such as cerebral palsy and their families, in 1995 initially working directly with the children as a teacher. Amanda became Head Teacher of PACE in 2002 and Chief Executive in 2012.
As a Founder and Chief Executive of Action Cerebral Palsy, Amanda played a key role in the Parliamentary Inquiry on Cerebral Palsy resulting in January 2015 in the report "Enabling Potential - Achieving a New Deal for Children with Cerebral Palsy". Action Cerebral Palsy gained charitable status in January 2016. She is passionate about improving outcomes for children and young people with cerebral palsy and providing support for their families through the promotion of best practice and policy reform.