Amanda K. Packel

Deputy Director at Rock Center for Corporate Governance & Co-Director, Stanford's Directors' College

Amanda K. Packel joined the Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance in 2013. She is co-director of Directors’ College, the leading executive education program for board members and senior executives of publicly traded firms. Amanda also serves on the board of directors of The Thirty Percent Coalition, a national organization promoting gender diversity on corporate boards, and is an advisory board member of the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange.

In addition, Amanda has published academic articles on diversity on corporate boards and ethics in nonprofits and is co-author of Leadership: Law, Policy, and Management.

Amanda previously practiced white collar defense at Covington & Burling and at Orrick, where she represented individuals and companies in SEC enforcement actions and federal criminal investigations and conducted internal investigations on behalf of audit committees. She received her A.B. in Economics from Princeton University and her J.D from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.