As a Ulex core team member, Ella has been facilitating on trainings for many years. She brings a diverse experience and background, with 10 years external working with not for profit and community based organisations across diverse themes including: advocacy for migrant communities; local community engagement in national policy making; community mental health, and linking national education provision with community development. Her training and facilitation experience is diverse: from delivering formal certified training courses, multi-day residential courses, hosting community focus groups, small group accompaniment, and coordinating informal mental health and community engagement spaces. She has 20 years’ experience of working in teams and has spent the last 14 years developing and practicing approaches to radical, solidarity based collaborations, which underpins her approach to collaborative methodologies.