Director of Relationships and Funding - Mandy Lindley Mandy Lindley was appointed as Director of Relationships and Funding at The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity in August 2015 and is tasked in leading a comprehensive understanding of need, demonstrating impact and achieving world class grantmaking for the RNRMC. Her previous role was with Portsmouth City Council as the Third Sector Partnerships and Commissioning Manager as well as Senior Programme Manager commissioning services for health and social care. Her role aim was to promote a vibrant and sustainable voluntary and community sector and to provide leadership for the Third Sector agenda for the city. In 2006 Mandy lead a team when the council were one of the governments’ pathfinder authorities building public services partnerships with the voluntary and community sector, working with Ministers and Central government departments. Mandy also served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service before moving to the Voluntary and Community Sector with 15 years’ experience of working with volunteers in the field of children and families support. Originally from Yorkshire Mandy lives locally with her husband Paul, close to their two children and two granddaughters.