Meet the Team


Bernie Flatley – Project Manager

He is the manager of the project and has been helping the Roma Community for 30+ years. He travelled to Romania in the 90s and helped the people in various cities. He founded the Project in 2010 looking to help as many from the community as he could. He is a kind man, with a big heart that made a difference in the community and continues to do so.


Amir Tranca – Senior Adviser

Currently studying at university for a Business and Management degree whilst working for The Roma Project. He has been working for the project for 10 years helping the Roma Community to adapt to life in the UK. He arrived here around 2012 and started working with Bernie as a volunteer and then he got hired as an advisor. He is ambitious and perseverant, and he managed to secure the Senior Advisor position as per his dedication to the project and longevity in the workplace.


Claudia Tranca – Adviser

She came in the UK in 2012 and started out as a volunteer, as she was a student at university. She received the contract for the position in 2020. She has been working for the Roma Project since she came here and right now, she is studying for the NVQ level 4 in Advice in Guidance. She is very proud to call herself Roma and she is very happy that she can help the community, here, in Coventry.


Anca Pop – Admin Manager

She completed her undergraduate degree course in Law and International Studies at Coventry University. She started to work as a volunteer at the TRP and managed to secure a permanent position. She enjoys working with a wide range o people and assisting them on sensitive matters. She is enthusiastic, ambitious and keen to have a positive contribution to the Roma community.


Meet the Board

-Dave Faries

-Lydia Nash

-Billy Rawlings

-Yassmin Stanislava

-Michelle Webb

-Dr Amalia Sabiescu

-Dr Rosa Cisneros