The Tevi Team

Dr Dan Bloomfield

Project Manager

University of Exeter

Email:

[email protected]

Mobile Number:

07986 511883

Dan is responsible for the strategic management of the project, and for ensuring that its various targets and financial obligations are met. He coordinates the work between the different partners, and is the key contact for external partners and researchers.

Dan has a PhD in linguistics and policy networks, an MSc in environmental sustainability, and MA in psychotherapy and a BSc in ecology.  He has professional backgrounds in economic project development, urban policy, landscape designation and nature-based interventions for health.

Meryl Elstone

Tevi Administrator

Cornwall Development Company

Email:

[email protected]

Mobile Number:

01872 324440

Meryl leads on managing the administrative functions relating to the Tevi fund. Meryl is the initial point of contact to respond to enquiries from businesses, and works alongside and supports the Business Engagement Officer.

Meryl has a background in Project Management across IT, Defence and the Public Sector.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Tevi Capital Fund Manager

Cornwall Development Company

Elizabeth has responsibility for the delivery of the Tevi Capital Fund, supporting SME’s to develop their grant applications and navigate the complexities of European funding.

She joins Tevi with a background in project management and delivering business support specialising in rural economic development.

Claire Maye

Team Administrator

University of Exeter

Claire is responsible for the overall administration of Tevi and to ensure compliance with ERDF funding requirements, including eligibility and reporting.
Claire’s has been working in European funding in Cornwall for 12 years and is highly experience in ERDF, ESF and Interreg funding streams. Her background is in Business Administration and she has worked on several major EU funded projects across Cornwall.

Chris Phillips

Impact & Partnership Development Manager

University of Exeter

Chris has almost 20 years experience of working with small businesses with particular expertise in leadership, marketing strategy, circular economy and working towards Net Zero.

Having worked with everything from start-ups to businesses trading in 12+ countries around the world, his experience is well valued by clients.

Benedict Rowswell

Impact & Partnership Development Manager

University of Exeter

Ben provides communication support to the Tevi team and Cornish SMEs through business engagement activity; with a focus on demonstrating the impact of transitioning to more sustainable ways of working.

Ben is an environmental scientist with experience of managing projects in remote areas of the world including Borneo & Chile. Ben gained an MSc in Management from Coventry University and is a member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Vicky Smyth

Challenge Network Manager

University of Exeter

Vicky works as a Challenge Network Lead and is responsible for circular economy, transport, energy resources and tourism themes.

Vicky’s background is in environmental consultancy and technical services, specifically within the built environment. Having recently worked in the underwater tourism industry her passion is resource efficiency to protect the natural environment.

Vicky’s Masters of Chemistry focused on novel architectures for improving solar panels for the production of electricity.

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