Amanda Hyndman joins Springboard board of trustees

Springboard has appointed hotelier Amanda Hyndman as a member of its board of trustees.

Hyndman, who is Area Vice President for Mandarin Oriental and General Manager of its Hyde Park property, has been a supporter of Springboard for more than a decade as a patron and former chair of its London advisory board.

Amanda Hyndman said: “I have been a patron of Springboard for 16 years and recognise the important role the charity plays in futureproofing hospitality’s talent pipeline. With hospitality so critically impacted by the Covid pandemic, Springboard has the opportunity to play a hugely important role in the industry’s recovery over the next 18 months, particularly in tackling hospitality’s long-term staffing challenge. It is an honour to join the board of trustees and support the exciting plans the team have in place.”

Springboard chairman Alastair Storey said: “I am delighted to welcome Amanda to the Springboard board of trustees. She has been a huge support of Springboard’s for many years and will bring a wealth of experience, industry knowledge and connections to the board.”

The Springboard charity’s board of trustees comprises the following members:

  • Alastair Storey, Chief Executive and Chairman, Westbury Street Holdings (chairman)
  • Aisling Zarraga, Partner, Linklaters
  • Allister Richards, Chief Operating Officer, CH&Co
  • Amanda Hyndman, Area Vice President, Mandarin Oriental
  • Andy Kemp, Group Sales and Marketing Director, Bidfood
  • Elaine Grell, Group People Director, The Collective
  • Ian Springford, Chairman, Apex Hotels
  • Kay Harriman, HR Director, Hilton UK
  • Bob Silk, Hospitality Relationship Director, Barclays
  • Sarah Sargeant, Finance Director, Compass Group
  • Sean Haley, Regional Chair, Sodexo UK & Ireland

Amanda Hyndman - Springboard Trustee

Published: 5th October 2020

Last edited: 29th October 2020