Appointment of new Chief Executive Officer

Press release 16th January 2017

The APMP UK Chapter is pleased to announce the election of Amanda Nuttall as its new Chief Executive Officer for 2017, following Richard Bannon’s completion of his second term.   

As a Director of Strategic Proposals, Amanda advises and works with sales, marketing and bid teams across a wide range of sectors supporting on live deals as well as driving systemic improvements to their proposal processes.  A member of the APMP since 2006, Amanda achieved her APMP Professional Certification in 2013 and has previously held the positions of both Apprenticeship Director and COO.  As Apprenticeship Director, Amanda was responsible for the creation of the first ever bid and proposals apprenticeship programme in the world, where work continues with the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills to deliver a new set of standards designed specifically for the bid and proposals industry.

Nicolas Adams, Immediate Past Chair/Director of APMP International and UK Chapter Director said:  “We are delighted to welcome Amanda as APMP UK CEO.  Amanda is an accomplished proposal management professional with a track record of bid excellence.  She brings a fantastic mix of first-rate leadership, technical excellence and a passion for advancing the arts and sciences of the proposal profession.  We are excited to see Amanda continue to develop and grow the UK Chapter for the benefit of our members.”

Richard Bannon will continue to support the work of the APMP UK Chapter as Symposium Director for 2017.





  1. The Association for Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) is the world's leading authority in all areas of bid, proposal and business development, promoting and sharing proven best practice with its members and promoting the professional growth of the bid management profession.


  1. APMP UK is the UK chapter of the Association of Bid & Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), an international body of over 7,500 members, headquartered in the USA, which is committed to the pursuit of proposal and business acquisition excellence.


  1. The APMP offers the only accredited training programme for proposal management specialists, distinguishing its members as certified professionals in all areas of proposal management.


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