Mandy Wilson


Mandy Wilson has more than 30 years’ experience in community work practice, management, research and evaluation. She works with the community, voluntary and statutory sectors and 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 has extensive knowledge and experience in resident led and neighbourhood level development and has played a significant role in a variety of government funded programmes. She is an experienced facilitator and trainer and has designed frameworks for community involvement in EU and UK programmes, working alongside residents in action research and participatory evaluation studies.

Mandy is a member of the editorial board of the Community Development Journal and a RSA fellow.


Taylor, M. and Wilson, M. Community Organising for Social Change, in Class and Inequality: Rethinking community development in the age of austerity, eds. M. Mayo and M. Shaw. Policy Press 2017.

Taylor, M and Wilson, M (2015), Changing Communities. London, Baring Foundation.

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