Amanda Speers MSc (Aud) is an audiological scientist and joint audiology lead at the Auditory Implant Centre in Belfast, N.Ireland. After completing a BSc (Hons) in Clinical Physiology in 2000 she worked as an audiologist before moving to Auditory Implants after completion of an MSc Audiology in 2004.

She finds the field of cochlear implantation constantly changing and every day is a school day. In her spare time she is a keen equestrian competing on the Irish national eventing scene. Although she has finally come to terms with the fact she won’t be representing Ireland at the Olympics.