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Victoria Ward - Chief Executive

Victoria Ward

Chief Executive For 15 years, Victoria ran her own businesses, predominantly a funding solutions consultancy working mainly with sport, with the likes of The Ryder Cup, Coca-Cola, The Welsh Football … Victoria Ward Read More »
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Kate Evans

Kate Evans

Head of Communications & Policy Kate has worked in corporate communications for nearly 20 years. A specialist in public affairs, Kate has been a senior consultant for a number of … Kate Evans Read More »
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Tom Sharp

Tom Sharp

Business Development Manager Tom has a wealth of business development experience in the B2B, B2C and charitable sector.  His background is in Digital, working on the agency side – developing … Tom Sharp Read More »
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Josephine Pakes

Josephine Pakes

Business Support Manager A keen yogi & horse woman, Josephine spent four years as an Accounts Assistant in a Cardiff practice. She is AAT level 3 qualified and runs the … Josephine Pakes Read More »
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Steffan Howells

Business Support Officer Steff’s background includes several marketing jobs in the third sector, most recently, for the Carers Trust in Carmarthenshire. He has also worked for a UX marketing agency … Steffan Howells Read More »
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Ieuan Watkins

Ieuan Watkins

Adults at Risk in Sport Manager (Wales) – Ann Craft Trust Ieuan is a retired police officer who whilst in service specialised in public protection at local, regional, national and … Ieuan Watkins Read More »
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Rhodri Edwards

Rhodri Edwards

Fields in Trust – Wales Development Manager Rhodri has been working to ensure everyone in Wales has access to recreational open space since 2001. He is also a judge for … Rhodri Edwards Read More »
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Laura Whapham

Laura Whapham

Child Protection in Sport Officer – NSPCC Laura has experience of working in the voluntary social care sector with a range of young people with complex needs, including children with … Laura Whapham Read More »
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Paul Whapham

Paul Whapham

Board Member Paul has developed his career within the public, charity and more recently the private sector. After four years heading up the Ospreys community focused activity, where he oversaw … Paul Whapham Read More »
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Lynn Pamment

Chair Lynn is Comptroller and Auditor General for Jersey at the Jersey Audit Office. She has over 28 years experience of working in an advisory and assurance capacity with public … Lynn Pamment Read More »
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Damian Philips

Damian Phillips

Damian is Head of Darwin Gray’s Sports Law Department. He has considerable experience of acting for a number of professional sports people on employment law issues, with a particular emphasis … Damian Phillips Read More »
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Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Board Member Sarah is the current CEO for Welsh Netball. Initially seconded in to the position, having successfully led the development department in Welsh Gymnastics to unprecedented levels of growth. … Sarah Jones Read More »
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Kate Stokes-Davies

Kate Stokes-Davies

Board Member Previous Head of Communications & Policy Strategy for Sport Wales now Associate Director, Communications & Engagement at Qualifications Wales. Kate was Head of Communications and External Affairs BBC … Kate Stokes-Davies Read More »
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Helen Humphrey

Helen Humphrey

Board Member Helen is a former Vice President of National Operations at McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd. During her 29 years with McDonald’s Helen progressed from a 16 year old Crew Member … Helen Humphrey Read More »
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Fergus Feeney

Fergus Feeney

Board Member Fergus was appointed CEO of Swim Wales in April 2016 and leads the National Governing Body responsible for Welsh Aquatic Sport, he joined the British Swimming Board of … Fergus Feeney Read More »
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Jonathan Ford

Jonathan Ford

Board Member Jonathan is the CEO of the Football Association of Wales and a key member of the International Football Association Board. His remit includes the promotion of the game … Jonathan Ford Read More »
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Mark Tweed

Mark Tweed

Board Member Mark Tweed is a Chartered Accountant with an excellent breadth of corporate finance experience. After an early career in practice and financial services, he joined what is now Opel … Mark Tweed Read More »
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