The Elan Links Team

Eluned LewisEluned Lewis, Project Manager
Eluned, is not a new face to the Elan Links Landscape Partnership project, having previously worked for the Elan Valley Trust on the development phase. Eluned, a Geography Graduate from Aberystwyth University is from Capel Bangor in Ceredigion. She has been successful in obtaining considerable amounts of grant funding for community regeneration projects with the Elan Links Project her biggest success to date. As the full time team leader she is excited about the challenges that lie ahead as the Elan Links team prepare for five-year project delivery phase.

Martin CopeMartin Cope, Volunteer Coordinator
Martin Cope joins the Elan Links project for 1 day per week during the development phase, as he is also working as a Project Officer for Tir Coed. Martin, who has bags of experience in the voluntary sector, is also a State Registered Dramatherapist, will play a valuable part in developing the outreach projects.

Liz PughLiz Pugh, Community Engagement Officer
Liz has had a long standing connection with the development of the Elan Links project. With a background in the cultural sector, as Director at CARAD Liz played a key part on developing the museum facilities in Rhayader. She is no stranger to community projects and sees the development phase of Elan Links as key to long-term outcomes that will bring significant benefits to the area thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Lowri Hopkins, Project Officer 
Lowri, originally from Llangwyryfon near Aberystwyth, has recently graduated from Bangor University studying Welsh, Philosophy and Religion and joins us through a Jobs Growth Wales placement, based at Tir Coed, one of the Elan Links partner organisations. Lowri is providing invaluable support with the project development aspects of the development year work and is thrilled to be part of a small team of people in a lovely setting like Elan Valley and looks forward to seeing it develop over the next six years and seeing the area benefit.

Jack Page, Social Media & Marketing Officer
Jack has recently graduated from Swansea University with a Media & Communications degree and will be applying the skills he's learnt over the three years into the role which has been made possible through a Jobs Growth Wales placement, based at CARAD, one of the Elan Links partners. Jack will be ensuring that information about Elan Links as it progresses through the delivery year is available and accessible on a number of social media platforms whilst developing a YouTube channel for the project and creating short films showcasing what Elan Links and the Elan Valley have to offer. Jack, who lives in Cwm Ystwyth feels very lucky to be able to play a part in the Elan Links Project.