Staff

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GARMON GRUFFUDD

Managing Director

Since graduating with an MPhil in Publishing from Stirling University in 1994, Garmon has worked continuously at Y Lolfa and has undertaken a variety of different responsibilities within the company.
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PAUL WILLIAMS

Production Manager

Production Manager Paul has helped Lolfa build a reputation for unrivalled service and quality over the last 17 years, supervising the rapid expansion of the print side of the business. Apprenticed at the Cambrian News more years ago than he likes to admit, he has printer’s ink is in his blood. An enthusiastic cyclist, his other hobby is lying in the sun in Cyprus!
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LEFI GRUFFUDD

Commissioning Editor

Lefi is from Talybont. After a very short period as a librarian, he has worked for Y Lolfa for over 20 years.
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ALUN JONES

Welsh Editor

Alun Jones is a part-time Creative Editor and works from home in Chwilog.
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MEINIR WYN EDWARDS

Welsh Editor

Meinir was brought up in Pembrokeshire and after obtaining a B.Mus degree from Bangor University, she was a teacher for 18 years. She enjoys reading, singing, travelling, cooking, and has published over 30 books as an author. She’n been working for Y Lolfa for over 10 years.
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MELERI WYN JAMES

Welsh Editor

Meleri grew up in Beulah and Aber-porth. She graduated in Welsh from Aberystwyth University College and also studied at Trinity College, Carmarthen. She has been writing books for children and adults for over 25 years. She enjoys reading, cooking, embroidery and spending time with her family and friends.
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ROBAT TREFOR

Welsh Editor

Robat is an Editor and a proofreader from Ynys Môn.
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EIRIAN JONES

English Editor

A former headteacher and Wimbledon umpire, Eirian was raised on Mynydd Bach in Ceredigion and is the author of 4 books.
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CAROLYN HODGES

English Editor

After graduating in Film and teaching EFL in London and Rome, Carolyn became a Managing Editor at Oxford University Press. Originally from Buckinghamshire, she learnt Welsh while living in England and joined Y Lolfa in 2016 in order to speak the language every day.
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FFLUR ARWEL

Marketing Manager

Fflur is originally from Dinas, near Caernarfon. She studied Welsh and International Politics at Aberystwyth University before joining Y Lolfa in September 2015. She enjoys writing, reading and art!
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CERI JONES

Studio Manager

Ceri is from Talybont and joined Y Lolfa in 1986.
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ROBAT GRUFFUDD

Design & Systems

Originally from Swansea; founder of the company a long time ago, and still enjoys working here.
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ALAN THOMAS

Design & Systems

Alan lives in Ffostrasol and started working for Y Lolfa in 2002.
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SONIA HUGHES

Administrator

Sonia is originally from Llanbrynmair. She graduated in Biology from Aberystwyth University, and joined Y Lolfa in 2002. Her interests include nature, history and art and she enjoys cooking for friends, reading and films.
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GWENLLIAN JONES

Manager of Main Office

After graduating in Museum and Gallery Studies and History from Aberystwyth University, Gwenllian worked for Aberystwyth University and Avanti Media in Cardiff. She joined Y Lolfa in 2016. She enjoys reading, creative projects and exploring.
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JULIE WILLIAMS

Binding and Finishing

Originally from Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn, Julie joined Y Lolfa in 2000.
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WIL DAVIES

Binding and Finishing

Wil lives in Tregaron and joined Y Lolfa in 2015.
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ARWEL GRIFFITHS

Binding and Finishing

Originally from Eglwys Fach, Arwel has lived in Talybont since 1988. He has worked at Y Lolfa since 2005.
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GERAINT JENKINS

Printing

Geraint lives in Llanon and has worked for Y Lolfa for over 40 years. In his spare time, Geraint enjoys watching motorsport and everything car related.
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BRIAN DUELL

Printing

Brian started working at Y Lolfa in 2002.