Elena holds a zoology and physiology degree from Bedford College (now Royal Holloway, University of London) and is the environmental officer for the Kent Schools Sailing Association.
 
Elena will be at the Green Blue stand at the RYA Dinghy Show and would be pleased to meet club reps from the region. She is encouraging clubs to appoint their own environmental officers to help raise awareness of sustainability issues within clubs.
 
She can be contacted here
 
Elena is holding a sand sample to analyse the plastic particle content. She hopes to do this across the local area.