Amanda J Pullen Crone, PhD

Chair

Amanda works as part of a small team at Strategy Implemented that specializes in bringing individuals and institutions together across academic, country and regional boundaries to work on common goals in science and medicine. She has an extensive background in designing and implementing innovative strategies to enable academic medical entities to build international collaborations.

Prior to joining Strategy Implemented, Amanda worked as a Director at Huron Consulting Group and held several positions at Harvard Medical School, including Executive Director of the Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation and Vice President of Communications for Harvard Medical International. Amanda also served as the Executive Director of the European Advisory Board for Project HOPE, and had roles in research, marketing, and communications with Glaxo Pharmaceuticals, where she was responsible for launching the first UK team in the pharmaceutical industry to be dedicated to building relationships with British National Health Service management teams.

Amanda and her husband Bob Crone have homes in Boston, Massachusetts and Christiansted, St. Croix, and are passionate about the impact that World Ocean School has on students from both communities.