Guy Evans

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Guy Evans

Before joining The Care Society in 2000 Guy had experience working within the Private Sector and working within Ceredigion County Council's Homeless Department. Guy has been Executive Director of The Care Society since 2010. Guy is a fluent Welsh speaker with over 20 years of experience in Housing and Support. Guy holds an MSc in Management (Social enterprise innovation and creativity) and is a trustee of Tir Coed.

Richard Lucas

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Richard Lucas

Richard has over 30 years’ experience in Housing, Homelessness and Support related work. He worked in the Housing Benefits Section with Ceredigion County Council before joining Ceredigion Care Society as Executive Director and overseeing significant development of funding streams and services. Richard then joined Opportunity Housing (Mirus) as Regional Manager for Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire, overseeing services for people with learning difficulties. He subsequently returned to work with The Care Society in his current role, responsible for Social Lettings, the Bond Scheme, the Charity Shop and the Shop Mobility Scheme. Richard has recently achieved registered manager status. Outside of work Richard is a keen sportsman being well known in football circles having played for Aberystwyth Town and several other local teams before moving into coaching and management. Richard takes an active interest in local issues and recently stood as a candidate in the Ceredigion County Council elections in 2017.

Jeremy Brown

SERVICES MANAGER

Jeremy Brown

Jeremy is a senior manager within the Care Society with over 10 years’ experience of managing the tenancy support team, the night shelter and temporary accommodation projects and the youth homeless projects. Brought up in Aberystwyth, he studied Law at Sheffield University, followed by Guildford College of Law before returning ‘temporarily’ to Aberystwyth and managing a university bookshop for over 20 years! Jeremy is passionate about helping disadvantaged people, utilising his social care registered manager status and business experience in the private sector to strengthen and develop all aspects of the Care Society. When not doing this he is happiest getting out and about and climbing mountains.

Bridget Campbell

SUPPORT TEAM MANAGER FOR THE SOUTH

Bridget Campbell

Bridget started work for the Care Society in 2006 helping families to manage and maintain their tenancies. She became the family support co-ordinator and has recently completed her level 5 diploma in health and social care. Based in Cardigan, Bridget manages the support and community outreach team in the South of Ceredigion, supporting single people, families, homeless and disabled people as well as overseeing a young persons project in Cardigan. She also manages the Care Society Bespoke packages of care in South Ceredigion. Bridget gets a huge sense of pride when she carries out a service user review and sees how much they have achieved with the help of the Care Society help and support.

Alun Evans

SUPPORT TEAM MANAGER FOR THE NORTH

Alun Evans

Alun has been working with the Care Society for over 10 years as a member of the Support Team. He is now the Support Team Manager for the North of Ceredigion, based in Aberystwyth. Before joining this line of work he was building bike trails and renovating properties! Although he has escaped on a couple of occasions, for the most part he grew up and lived in and around Aberystwyth. For Alun it’s the perfect place, with the coast and the hills, to enjoy his outdoor interests such as kayaking, biking and walking

Dawn Toland

CHARITY SHOP AND SHOPMOBILITY MANAGER

Dawn Toland

Dawn moved to Aberystwyth as a student and after falling in love with the town and its people made her home here. She first became involved with the Care Society in 2015 when she took over the management of their charity shop. One of her first jobs when she joined was to help set up a new Shop Mobility scheme and since then she has been responsible for running both the shop and the shop mobility service in Chalybeate Street. Dawn enjoys the varied nature of her job and loves seeing the different donations that come through the door and working with her great team of volunteers.

Mark Richards

NIGHT SHELTER AND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATIONS MANAGER

Mark Richards

Mark spent 8 years in the military before leaving to join the Fire Service in England. Upon returning to his beloved Aberystwyth, Mark worked for himself before joining The Care Society in 2019 as the new night shelter manager. Mark is passionate about the work the society carries out and is on a huge drive to improve the living standards of the clients that pass through our doors.