Amena currently works as the Chief of Staff/Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary for Mining3 a not for profit committed to delivering innovation in the mining sector and the Group Strategy Officer for the award winning design practice Bureau Proberts. Prior to this she operated her own Business Consultancy working for a portfolio of private and NFP clients as an Interim Executive/Strategic Business Consultant. This diversity has allowed her to be agile and responsive in a range of business environments.

Prior to this Amena was Managing Director of leading Brisbane based Architecture studio ML Design, who have delivered major projects locally and internationally for over 30 years and CFO of CPL (Choice, Passion & Life) formerly the Cerebral Palsy League of Qld where she was able to contribute her commercial skills and business acumen to an $150M not for profit.

Amena has a Bachelor of Business Accounting from the Queensland of University of Technology; is a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Amena has always had an active interest in philanthropy and making a difference to those less fortunate. She has been a leader and supporter of a number of not for profit and service organisations including currently being a Director of the Zonta Club of Brisbane City Heart.

Amena’s personal interests are staying fit and participating in fun run and endurance events, giving service and time to various charitable pursuits and socialising with family and friends.

She lives in Brisbane and her pets Molly (cat) and Remi (dog) are the loves of her life.