Andy is the communications manager of YMCA England, the national council of YMCAs in England and Wales. A former regional journalist and feature writer, Andy also has experience of new media and internal communications across the charity sector.
In August 2016, a mental health project at YMCA DownsLink Group, based in Brighton, approached YMCA England with a PR campaign proposal. Working closely with its local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and an agency called Spirit Media, it had devised a fantastic campaign to tackle mental health stigma in its local area – #IAMWHOLE. […]