AN EPIC TEAM

This Is EPIC is a Guernsey based charity that was founded in 2013, the current team passionately behind the charity are Louise Smith, Philip Smith and Martyn Langlois. We also have a great team of advisors and volunteers who play a critical role in our work as a charity.

Louise Smith

Founder & Director

Louise founded This Is EPIC with Philip and Martyn in 2013. Louise has been involved in Village Savings and Loans projects in Africa since 2007 and has been responsible for implementing over 1000 VSL groups. Her passion is seeing the projects change the lives of individuals, families and whole communities. Louise's “why” in life is living to enable others and seeing people overcome poverty. Louise also has fantastic business experience having worked with BT and Specsavers in procurement roles before working on community projects in Africa in 2007.

+44 (0) 7781 425550

Philip Smith

Founder & Director

Philip’s passion is being involved in enabling positive change within communities by the community. Philip has worked on Village Savings and Loans projects for a number of years and his energy is focussed on providing access to informal financial services for those living in poverty. Philip runs is own Project Management & Consultancy business and has also completed some EPIC challenges to raise money for charity such as 7 Marathons in 7 Days and 48 hours running on a treadmill.

+44 (0) 7781 128208

Philip Smith

Founder & Director

Philip’s passion is being involved in enabling positive change within communities by the community. Philip has worked on Village Savings and Loans projects for a number of years and his energy is focussed on providing access to informal financial services for those living in poverty. Philip runs is own Project Management & Consultancy business and has also completed some EPIC challenges to raise money for charity such as 7 Marathons in 7 Days and 48 hours running on a treadmill.

+44 (0) 7781 128208

Martyn Langlois

Founder & Director

Martyn has been involved with a number Charities over recent years, including Compassion, through which he sponsors a number of children all around the world. Martyn has also played a key role in a number of community projects in Africa and regularly travels to visit the projects. His passion is seeing people live to their full potential and is dedicated to making sure that poverty does not hold people back in their lives.

+44 (0) 7911 735351

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Our work focuses on empowering community driven change and providing a help up rather than a handout.

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