Meet the team

Meet the team

Réamaí Mathers – LPS Manager

Réamaí began working for the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme in January 2014.  He has a degree in Environmental Science and a PhD in Ecology.  He has managed a wide number of regional, national and international projects in environmental, heritage, language and indigenous education areas.  As manager of the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme he is responsible for the overall delivery of the programme, supporting programme staff and communities in the Glens area.

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Brian Gaynor – Landscape Projects Officer

Brian from Laois, is a qualified Landscape Architect with over eight years’ professional experience in the private and public sector.  During this time he set up and managed his own garden design and construction business. Further to his undergraduate degree in Landscape Horticulture, he has also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Decision Making and is currently finishing a Masters in World Heritage Management.  Brian enjoys playing different sports, travelling, hiking and generally exploring the outdoors.

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Cathy McClintock – Administration & Finance Officer

Cathy having graduated from Dundee with a BAcc (hons) degree in Accountancy & Finance, going on to become a Chartered Accountant.  Finance is what she loves best, and welcomes the challenges of managing the financial aspects of the development and delivery of the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme.  Preparation of financial reports, administration / housekeeping duties are also overseen by Cathy to ensure up to date records are maintained for all projects undertaken.

Email: [email protected]

Laura McAuley – Outreach & Volunteer Officer

Laura graduated from Queens University in Belfast with a Bsc (Hons) degree in Geography.  Laura is responsible for community engagement, volunteering and communication, for getting local residents, community groups, schools and special interest groups involved in their landscape.  As well as the aforementioned she is also responsible for organising events and workshops that promote and raise awareness of the unique heritage of the Landscape Partnership Scheme.  Developing social media, writing regular press releases, newsletters are also part of her day to day duties.  Laura has a keen interest in biodiversity and the environment and isn’t afraid to get stuck in with the practical conservation and enhancement aspects of the projects.  Being a Glens woman herself she is keen to get involved in the day to day running of the projects and ensure that they are seen through to the end.  She hopes her personal connection to the Glens of Antrim will provide valuable advice to the team and help the scheme to be a success.

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