Meet our team

About Us

Meet our team

Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) by Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

Working together for Radnorshire's wildlife.

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust is run by a small dedicated team of 6 staff, whose work is overseen by a Council of Trustees.

Our Volunteers

Join a network of over a 100 like-minded people helping to protect Radnorshire's wildlife and countryside.

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Our Trustees

Our Trustees are a group of volunteers who hold the financial and legal responsibility for everything the Trust does.

Our Trustees

Our Staff

Our small dedicated team of staff are based at our offices in Llandrindod Wells, which are above the shop on High Street. 

Darylle Hardy (RWT Director)

Darylle Hardy

Darylle took over as Radnorshire Wildlife Trust Director in 2019.  She has worked for RWT for over 10 years leading on many projects, including most recently, managing the HLF Exploring Gilfach project from 2016 to 2019.

Jonathan Stone (Reserves Officer)

RWT Jonathan Stone

Jonathan has been looking after Radnorshire Wildlife Trust's Nature Reserves since 2004. 

He is always keeping up to date with best practice on how to manage land for the benefit of wildlife.

Rob Podmore (Estates Worker)

Rob Podmore

Rob served his apprenticeship as a blacksmith and agricultural engineer before taking a change of direction working for the RSPB and Devon Wildllife Trust. 

Rob has been with Radnorshire Wildlife Trust since August 2006 and regularly supervises the conservation volunteer group.

Emma Morgan (Membership, Admin and Press & Publicity)

RWT Emma Morgan

A local Radnorshire farmer's daughter who worked as a Script Editor in television before deciding to try something new.

Emma joined the team in September 2005 with her main duties revolving around membership.

Silvia Cojocaru (Community Wildlife Officer, Climate Change Cymru)

RWT Silvia Cojocaru

Silvia joined the RWT team as part of the HLF Exploring Gilfach project in 2018 before leading on the Black Grouse Recovery project in 2019.

Silvia is passionate about wildlife and is an excellent photographer, skills which she utilises in her work to engage with the community in her new role.

Phil Evans (Cefn Cenarth Woodland Project Officer)

RWT Phil Evans

Phil joined the team as part of the HLF Exploring Gilfach project in 2017.  He now leads the Cefn Cenarth Woodland for a Biodiverse Future project, funded by the Landfill Disposals Tax Community Scheme.


Alicia Leow-Dyke (WTW Welsh Beaver Project Officer)

Alicia Leow-Dyke

Alicia has been the Wildlife Trusts Wales (WTW) Welsh Beaver Project Officer since 2016.  With over 10 years of experience working with beavers, Alicia is well placed at looking into the feasibility of re-introducing beavers to Wales.

Read more about the Welsh Beaver Project here.