Eleri Williams has worked as part of the Wales Cities of Sanctuary Project since April 2015. In this role she developed a team of ‘Sanctuary Speakers’, who are experts-by-experience of the UK asylum system. The team of volunteers delivers awareness-raising training about the UK asylum system to a wide range of audiences. She also co-ordinated a Refugee and Asylum seeker Advocacy forum in Swansea. She has recently joined Swansea Council for Voluntary Services as their BME Skills Project Officer, strengthening and improving governance within the BME voluntary sector in Swansea.
Eleri has an MSc in Development & Human Rights and a BA in History in Politics, both from Swansea University. She is committed to tackling injustice, and supporting those facing marginalisation to access services and opportunities.
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