Her successful book Talent Architects; how to make your school a great place to work was published in 2018. From 2012 to 2019 Mandy was director of people at United Learning, responsible for HR, talent management, leadership development, marketing and communications. Mandy built the group reputation as an employer, taking forward key priorities such as developing leaders, talent management, employee engagement, well-being, recruitment, pay and performance management. HR Magazine listed Mandy in the top 10 ‘HR Most Influential’ in both 2018 and 2019. Mandy has previously worked in senior roles in the NHS, local government, the charity sector and with schools. Mandy is also the co-founder of ‘Trust Inclusion’ – developing inclusive leaders in school Trusts.