ScoutsCymru employ a small number of staff; they are split between our Operations Unit and Strategy Unit.

For more details see ScoutsCymru staff structure

Operations Unit Team

 Tracy Lowe - Head of Operations

Tracy joined ScoutsCymru as the Office Manager in June   2011, outside of work her main interests are travelling, walking, reading and music.


Jane Churchill - Finance & Operations Administrator

Jane works part-time in the ScoutsCymru office in Llantwti Major. Outside of work she enjoys travelling, walking, music and theatre.


Alison Owens - Programme & Operations Administrator

Alison joined ScoutsCymru in December 2006 and works part-time in the Llantwit Major office. Outside this she loves being a Grandma, walking the dog, reading, cooking and eating out.


Helen Gough - Scouting Support Officer - South West

Helen has been part of the Development Team for just under two years. Her background is in volunteer and project management both in the UK and overseas, including co-ordinating international gap year opportunities for 18 to 30 year olds. She lives on the coast in Pembrokeshire so when she is not working she loves spending time at the beach, on the coast path and playing in and on the sea. Helen is also part of an exciting organisation that intercepts food destined for landlfill and uses it to feed the local community - feeding bellies not bins.


Chris Matthews - Scouting Support Officer - South East

Chris started Souting as a Beaver in Hampshire in 1990. He has been involved as a staff member since 2007 and enjoys the challenge and satisfaction the role brings. He likes get outdoors usually hill-walking or surfing in the balmy waters around South Wales.



Strategy Unit Team

Rich Flowerdew - Head of Strategy

Rich started working for the Development Service in 2010 and has worked across South Wales. Since January 2016, he has been seconded to the Strategic Support role, supporting the Public Affairs, Funding and Communications work for ScoutsCymru.

Rich has been involved in Scouting since Beaver Scouts, and has held various Volunteer Leadership, and is currently the District Commissioner for RCT District. He is also an ambassador for the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.


Helen Atkinson - Strategy Support

Helen started working for ScoutsCymru after finishing her degree in Egyptology & Classical Studies in 2017. Outside of work she volunteers with GirlGuiding and likes to spend her time exploring museums, eating pasta and watching quiz shows.