Mandy Curtis joined Care for the Carers’ Board in September 2016. Mandy is a business owner and academic, specialising in community focused Events organising. She recently completed a PhD in Human Geography, exploring people, place and identity, and also brings experience of teaching and mentoring. Mandy is an advocate for Care for the Carers, supporting us to network, raise awareness and funds. Mandy also has years of marketing expertise and will be able to help create a marketing strategy for the organisation, maximising opportunities for print, online and social media. She is comfortable with all aspects of organisational planning, fundraising and sponsorship. Mandy brings recent experience of being a carer, and began her career as a nurse.