Empower-bethechange

Our Team

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Jo Clay

Founder & Innovation Lead 


Jo's mission is to create a dynamic company that empowers people through positive change.  


Jo Is responsible for:

  • Empowering the team
  • Growth and stability of the company
  • High quality programme delivery

Dawn is our lead change maker for positive action and is responsible for:

Dawn Roberts

Lead Change Maker for Positive Action


Dawn is passionate about sharing her skills, knowledge and experience to enable more people to achieve their goals. 


Dawn is responsible for:

  • Strong strategic partnerships
  • High quality programme delivery



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Rhiannon Morgan- Bebb

Communication & Engagement Lead


Rhiannon is passionate about empowering individuals and the community at large.



Rhiannon is responsible for:

  • Marketing content strategy
  • Effective administration of our programmes

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David Roberts

Change maker

Dave is the newest member of the team and delivers some of our level 3 mentoring and management of volunteers programmes across North Wales. 


Dave is the WRU rugby co-ordinator for RGC West as well as a WRU coach educator and World rugby course leader. He is also a volunteer coach of Welshpool rugby club and club chairman. 

Board of Directors

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John Gallander


John is Chief Officer of AVOW – Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham (CVC) and a Trustee/Director of Calon FM, Wrexham Warehouse Project and a committee member of the St. Giles PCC and WOFF.


John has extensive knowledge of the Third

Sector locally, regionally and nationally and is the North Wales representative of the CVCs in meetings with the Welsh Government.




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Debra Barklin


Debra is the North Wales Project Development Officer for charity Sported.

Debra has worked in the sports development sector for over 12 years .


Debs has done various roles within the sports sector, including participation officer, PE and School Sports officer, and more recently as Head of Development at Hockey Wales before joining Sported. 

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Matt Hilliker


Matt has 15 years experience working in Sport Development and Education across  Merseyside and North Wales Matt.


In 2017 Matt set up ProActive Leisure Solutions Ltd. as a consultancy and training provider, they are currently working with British dodgeball to create and deliver a new range of Coach Education and Tutor CPD courses.