WSA Staff

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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Tom Sharp

Tom Sharp

Business Development Manager Tom joined WSA in 2018 as our Business Development Manager. As well as being responsible for all member applications and partner agreements for the organisation, he is … Tom Sharp Read More »
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Josephine Pakes

Josephine Pakes

Business Support Manager Josephine has been our Business Support Manager since 2017 and she’s been with us since 2015 when she joined as a Business Support Officer. She manages all … Josephine Pakes Read More »
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Steffan Howells

Business Support Officer Fluent Welsh speaker Steffan joined in 2020 as a Business Support Officer, assisting us with the daily running of the business. He is instrumental in managing queries … Steffan Howells Read More »
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Emyr Jones

Business Support Officer Part-time Business Support Officer Emyr joined WSA in May 2020 on a full-time secondment from Sport Wales. He now splits his time between us and Sport Wales … Emyr Jones Read More »
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Matthew Williams

Policy and Communications Manager Matthew joined the WSA team just after the start of the pandemic in April 2020.  He is our Policy and Communications Manager and leads on engagement … Matthew Williams Read More »
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Extended Team

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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WSA Board

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 joined legal firm Darwin Gray as a partner in 2009 and is known as one of the leading employment lawyers in South Wales.  He has led Darwin Gray’s Sports … Damian Phillips Read More »
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Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Board Member Sarah is Welsh Netball’s CEO. Initially seconded to the organisation for six months in 2015, she has been the key driver of change ever since and was appointed … Sarah Jones Read More »
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Kate Stokes-Davies

Kate Stokes-Davies

Board Member Currently Director of External Affairs at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Kate is responsible for all public-facing marketing, communications, stakeholder engagement, partnerships and creative programming … 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

Board Member Fergus was appointed CEO of Swim Wales in April 2016. Tasked with transforming and leading the organisation in a new direction, he was instrumental in the overhaul 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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Angharad Collins

Board Member Angharad is Chief Executive of Torfaen Leisure Trust. Initially joining the organisation in 2013, she has been its Business and Finance Manager, Operations Manager, and for the last … Angharad Collins Read More »
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