Director for Wales
Elen was promoted to the Director for Wales role in 2019, after joining the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2014.
Prior to this, she was the RPS Policy and Practice Lead in Wales for five years, leading on various Great Britain and Wales-specific policies, including pharmacy’s role in supporting care home resident and palliative care residents.
In 2019 she was the project manager and lead author of the ten-year plan for pharmacy in Wales, Pharmacy: Delivering a Healthier Wales.
Elen has worked at Well Pharmacy as a pharmacy branch manager, teacher practitioner and in a UK clinical governance role. She has also lectured at Cardiff University on a part-time basis since 2010, where she attained a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
She led the development of Welsh language opportunities for Welsh-speaking pharmacy students at the university, to ensure they are confident and competent to consult with patients bi-lingually.