Mandi has been a pioneering disability activist for much of her life. Her achievements include her role as a founder member of Cardiff and Vale Coalition of Disabled People and previous chair of the Wales Committee of Scope Cymru.
Previously working within health and local government, Mandi has also made a significant contribution as a volunteer advisor with Citizen’s Advice, specialising in welfare benefits, community care and education/employment issues.
Mandi remains involved with a number of groups and local projects including:
- School governor
- The Rowan Organisation
- Arthritis Care in Wales (vice-chair)
As a user of direct payments and steadfast advocate of Independent Living, Mandi represents DW on a number of advisory groups. When not busy championing our rights, Mandi enjoys baking and entertaining her nephews.