Mindfulness Wales is a project under Copyright of Samye Foundation Wales
Registered Charity No: 1122144 & Registered Co. No: 05901855
Our Corporate Team
Chief Executive and Project Manager
Lorraine is responsible for the delivery and management of the corporate mindfulness training programme for businesses operating in Caerphilly County Borough. She is a long-time practitioner of meditation and a qualified mindfulness instructor whose corporate clients include Gwent Probation Services, a leading financial services company, Foster Care Associates and Velindre Hospital. With a background in banking, accounts, supervision, IT consultancy, office administration and events management, she understands the daily stresses that organisations are facing today with the current economic climate. She has worked in varied and busy environments such as part of the project implementation team in the banking industry, with it’s head office in Sheffield, managed the accounts for an asphalting company and worked as a registrar at Bereavement Services, Cardiff Council. She organised many conferences and events for The National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) as well as edited their quarterly magazine. She also holds a BSC (Hons) Computing from Glamorgan University, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from University of Wales Institute Cardiff and a Mindfulness Instructor certificate from the Mindfulness Association and is a member of the Chartered Management Institute. Lorraine recently completed a one year leadership programme with LEAD Wales. In her spare time, Lorraine is a trustee of MENFA in Cardiff Bay.
Empower your mind...Empower your business
Business Development and Sales Manager
Derith is responsible for developing marketing and communication plans for the Community and Economic Development Project, as well as generating income through e-commerce products aimed at corporate clients. She has worked for over 20 years as a freelance TV broadcaster and journalist and has a degree in Business Studies. She also has a background in corporate and community fundraising. She re-trained 9 years ago and has an MSc in Health Psychology with a specialist interest in mindfulness based approaches. She regularly facilitates psycho-educational groups specialising in stress reduction and self esteem. Derith is fluent in the Welsh language and is in the process of translating our marketing material into Welsh..
Karen Davey is the administrator responsible for providing full administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the corporate mindfulness training project for businesses operating in Caerphilly. She has worked as an administrator for Leadbitter Construction and worked in a variety of customer service/retail positions. Karen has completed a NVQ level 3 in administration and a course in computerised accounts with Howells Training. She is a qualified First Aider.
You can contact any of our Corporate Team by ringing: 02920 860054