Growing up in Llangyfelach, Colin explored Penllergare Valley Woods and surrounding areas extensively and says that the changes made by the Trust and volunteers is truly inspirational. Colin worked in Quality Control at Velindre Tinplate Works for 11 years and then for 33 years at Swansea College and Gower College Swansea where his last position was Head of Facilities. Following early retirement in 2015 Colin was seeking a volunteering opportunity where his experience in estates management could be put to good use in the local community. He was delighted to be invited to become a trustee at Penllergare Valley Woods. Colin is married with two children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Clydach. He enjoys choral singing and joined Morriston Rugby Club Male Choir in 2016.