Meet the team

Our office is in Machynlleth, Powys, but we have staff based across Wales.

Please note: Until further notice all Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) staff are working remotely due to the Coronavirus pandemic and can be contacted by email.

Coed Lleol Managers

Amie Andrews Coed Lleol Manager (Job share with Katy Harris) 01654 700061 ext. 4 
07786 375881 


Katy Harris  Coed Lleol Manager (Job share with Amie Andrews) 01654 700061 ext.4

Coed Lleol Coordinators & Officers

Photo of Ceri Williams Coed Lleol South Wales Coordinator

Ceri Williams
South Wales Coordinator 01654 700061 ext. 4

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 Kate Clements
North Wales Coordinator 01654 700061 ext. 4 07875586790


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Cathy Velmans Coed Lleol Training Officer 01654 700061 ext.4


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Natasha Simons Coed Lleol Research & Evaluation Officer 01654 700061 ext.4

Coed Lleol Office Staff


Claire Tuxworth
Administrator 01654 700061 ext. 4

Publicity Team

Jane Baker
Communications Coordinator  (Small Woods)
01654 700061 ext.4

Sophia Perkins
Publicity Coordinator
(Currently on maternity leave)
01654 700061 ext.4

Miriam (Mim) Davies
Publicity Coordinator
(Maternity cover)
01654 700061 ext. 4

Coed Lleol Project Staff based around Wales


Vivienne Plank
Actif Woods Mentor Anglesey
07932 924652

Carmarthenshire &  Neath Port Talbot

Ed Lord
Actif Woods Mentor Carmarthenshire & Neath Port Talbot
01654 700061 ext.4

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Katie Barrett
Community Health and Wellbeing Officer- Lost Peatlands Project 01654 700061 ext. 4


Cath Cave
Actif Woods Mentor Ceredigion
01654 700061 ext.4 


Flintshire, Denbighshire & Wrexham

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Sabine Soosten
Actif Woods Mentor Flintshire, Denbighshire & Wrexham 01745 710626

Rod Waterfield
Coed Lleol Advisory Group and Wellbeing in Nature Training Group Member


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Melissa Dhillon
Actif Woods Mentor Gwynedd 01654 700061 ext.4

Merthyr Tydfil

Laura Bryan
Actif Woods Mentor Merthyr Tydfil
01654 700061 ext.4

Anna Stickland
Connecting People and Nature Engagement Officer
07765 213514

Rhondda Cynon Taf & Swansea

Nico Jenkins
Actif Woods Mentor Rhondda Cynon Taf and Swansea
01654 700061 ext.4 


Latest Coed Lleol events

Nature Watch Online Session

  • Online
  • 28 Sep 2020
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Foraging and Nutrition Online Session

  • Online
  • 28 Sep 2020
Join us for free Foraging and Nutrition workshops on Zoom more...

Mindfulness Online Session

  • Online
  • 28 Sep 2020
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