Eli joined Gloucestershire FWAG in 2018 and in April 2023 transferred to the Devon team. She has a degree in Earth and Environmental Science and has years of experience in providing advice on Countryside Stewardship and other government grant systems, priority habitat creation/restoration and management, natural flood management, diffuse water pollution and natural capital.

She currently facilitates the Blackdown Hills Sustainable Farming Network, a group of farmers working together to help deliver a more sustainable future for farming and the environment. She also works on the Connecting the Culm project in East Devon, looking at opportunities on farm for improving water quality.