Prior to joining Nous, Amatey was Deputy President of the National Union of Students, leading on higher education policy. In that role he was a member of numerous higher education sector agency boards including the Quality Assurance Agency, the Higher Education Statistics Agency and the Office of the Independent Adjudicator. He led on the publication of a ground-breaking report into the BME attainment gap, alongside Universities UK. He is also a Non-executive Director of Advance HE.
Prior to joining the National Union of Students, Amatey was President of Cambridge University Students’ Union, leading on the union’s external relations and overhauling the organisation’s governance structures. In that capacity he was nominated as a Trustee of the University of Cambridge.
Amatey holds a Batchelor of Arts in Human, Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge.
Amatey enjoys reading, listening to smooth jazz, keeping up with UK politics, playing keyboard in a band and singing choral music with a London choir.