Mandy Wilson has been a community development practitioner, manager and action researcher for many years. She has worked for local, national and international bodies with the aim of linking programme and policy development with ‘on the ground’ practice and experience.
Mandy brings together experience of being active at a community level alongside paid work experience of providing support to communities and policy development at local, regional and national levels.
Mandy has specialised in community facilitation, participatory planning and evaluation processes, and has managed consultancy projects both in the UK and in Romania.
She has produced a number of handbooks and assessment tools for communities and partners involved in community participation, empowerment and community development.
She has produced and co-authored a number of publications for communities and their partners involved in community participation, empowerment and community engagement. Many of these can be downloaded from the publications page.
Mandy collaborates with a range of colleagues and specialist providers to provide a range of services.