Lynsey joined Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales November 2010
Lynsey has a BA (hons) in furniture design and has over 12 years’ experience in the creative industry, working with award-winning Welsh designer, Angela Gidden. Here she developed her knowledge in eco-design after working on the ‘House for the Future’ in St Fagans – a project which was a pivotal moment in Lynsey’s understanding of sustainability. Lynsey is passionate about design and the application of design thinking methods to improve our everyday lives. She strongly believes that design is integral to everything we do.
With over six years’ experience of digital communication. Lynsey is responsible for managing Cynnal Cymru’s online communications, with a primary focus on social media and the web. Lynsey provides creative input, research and project support and has experience of facilitating workshops.
In her role at Cynnal Cymru she has been instrumental in the design and development of the branding for the Welsh Government Nyth/ Nest fuel poverty scheme, as well as leading on the development of the website for Y Gymru A Garem | The Wales We Want National Conversation.
Lynsey is active in a number of voluntary community initiatives where she combines her creative skills with knowledge-sharing. She is co-organiser and volunteer at Trade School Cardiff – an alternative learning and sharing skills space where people exchange skills through a non monetary barter system. She is also co-founder of Geek Speak Cardiff (@GeekSpeakCDF), a sociable social media group that supports people working in the third sector to learn and share knowledge with new digital tools. She was also co-founder of thinkARK a voluntary group using creative and collaborative approaches to develop small scale community projects.