Elin Rhys - Founder and Chair

Elin founded Telesgop on May the 4th 1993 and has led the company through thick and thin ever since, employing on an average 30 permanent staff. Prior to this Elin was a producer and presenter for 10 years on various channels in the UK after 5 years as a scientist in the water industry. In her role as MD she has overseen hundreds of hours of productions; documentaries on BBC Wales, BBC FOUR, S4C, Channel 4 and Discovery; magazine series for BBC Wales and S4C, live event coverage for the BBC and S4C’s flagship farming current affairs series Ffermio. Some were Bafta Cymru Award winners, all had quality at their heart.

Telesgop has a successful radio arm producing 700 hours of radio per annum, and an education and corporate department. Elin aims to produce some series of her own, mostly science based, including programmes on climate change for S4C and Sky Vision. Above all, she is proud to lead a truly independent company in Wales.