Amanda Tarr is Innovacorp’s manager of programs and acceleration. In this role, Amanda leads the development and delivery of acceleration programs and other initiatives that help find, fund and foster start-ups in Nova Scotia.
Prior to her current role, Amanda was Innovacorp’s clean technology program manager, where she provided business guidance and other support for early stage companies in the province's clean technolgy industry.
Amanda’s background includes stakeholder relations and development roles at UNICEF Canada and the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, and collaborative projects with the Community Economic Development Institute at CBU.
Amanda holds a bachelor of arts in economics and international development from Saint Mary’s University and an MBA from Cape Breton University.