Mandy Wilson has 30 years’ experience in community development practice, management, research and evaluation, at local, national and international levels. Equally, she has long service in the voluntary and community sector. She has extensive knowledge and experience in resident led, neighbourhood level development and has played a significant role in a variety of government funded programmes. Mandy has designed frameworks for community involvement in EU and UK programmes and worked alongside residents in action research and participatory evaluation studies. Mandy is currently working with TSRC on the longitudinal multi-media evaluation of Big Local – ‘Our Bigger Story’.
Mandy is a member of the editorial board of the Community Development Journal and a RSA fellow.
Wilson, M. and Zipfel, T. (2008)'Communities R Us: new and established communities working together'; hact, London
Taylor, M., Wilson, M., Purdue, D. and Wilde, P. (2007) Changing Neighbourhoods; Policy Press
Wilson, M. with Burns, D. et al, (2004) “Making Community Participation Meaningful’, and ‘What works in assessing community participation?” Policy Press
Skinner, S. and Wilson, (2002), Assessing Community Strengths, Community Development Foundation
Wilde, P. and Wilson, M. (2001), Building Practitioners Strengths, Community Development Foundation