Amanda has over ten years of experience in providing direction to clients in a wide range of areas such as construction, energy, telecommunications, mining, food and beverage, and consumer sectors. Her main areas of expertise are reputation building and corporate social responsibility, as well as engaging strategic media to amplify brand stories, developing engagement plans and building alliances to achieve client’s key business goals.
Prior to her agency work, she worked in the area of Social Communications in the office of President Vicente Fox during the first three years of his administration.
Amanda has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, and a degree in International Relations from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Amanda is on the board of various non-for profit organizations including CEMEFI (Center for Mexican Philanthropy), COMEXI (Mexican Council on Foreign Relations), CEMDA (Center for Environmental Law), and Causa en Común (Common Cause). In 2015, she became a Member of the Editorial Board for the International Section of Reforma, Mexico´s most influential national newspaper and in 2017 was named one of Mexico´s most Powerful women by the top business magazine Expansion.
Amanda Berenstein Job Title Managing Director, Mexico Company WEBER SHANDWICK