Dave Owen

Head of Centre


Dave is our Head of Centre and maintains a happy balance between working with the students and organising behind the scenes. Responsible for overall management of Centre, staff, marketing and finances.

Evie Walker

Teacher of Outdoor Education/Field Studies

Evie is our primary school specialist and is responsible for coordination of primary school courses and resources. She is also in charge of a forest skills activities. Currently I/C canoeing..

Vicky Arnold

Teacher of Outdoor Education/Field Studies

Vicky is a teacher at Trewern and is responsible for development of PE courses, BHF Heartstart schools programme, Duke of Edinburgh Award and work experience students.  Currently I/C caving, biking..

Stephen Tyrrell

Teacher of Outdoor Education/Field Studies












Stephen has responsibility for development of geography and science field studies at Trewern, along with resources to support programmes of work.  Currently I/C climbing and assault/ropes courses.

Jess Gillett

Apprentice Instructor

Jess is starting her second year as an apprentice instructor; she acts as support to the Trewern teaching staff, and is working towards an NVQ in outdoor leadership.

Lin Jeffries

Office Administrator

Lin is ‘the voice on the end of the phone’ and provides administrative support to the Head of Centre. She runs the Trewern office, liaising with client groups, administering bookings and monitoring the Centre budget.

Nigel Smith


Nigel takes care of the general appearance of the house and grounds. He also monitors the condition of our vehicles and acts as occasional driver. Additional responsibility for PATS testing.

Sally Lewis


Sally is our cook, responsible for catering, up-keep of house décor and cleaning of the Centre. Other duties include menu planning and food preparation and monitoring compliance with environmental health legislation.

Ben Roberts

Head Cook

Ben has ensures that food served is of the highest quality. He is responsible for imaginative menu planning and preparation of delicious three course evening meals.

Hilary Gwynne

Domestic Assistant

Hilary is responsible for cleaning of the house, classrooms and climbing centre. She also assists with the laundry..

June Jones

Domestic Assistant

June is responsible for cleaning of the house, classrooms and climbing centre. She also assists with the laundry.