Meet our Board

Allison Dowzell
Managing Director, Screen Alliance Wales

Allison began her working life with the BBC’s London based Outside Broadcast Department in London focusing Read more...

 

 

Bill Peaper
 

Bill Peaper has been part of Industry Wales since 2014 and is currently Project leader working with Read more...

 

Chris Meadows
Head of Open Innovation, IQE plc

Chris' career in electronics and semiconductors started at British Telecom Research Laboratories before joining a Read more...

Deri Bevan
Union Learning Support Officer, Wales TUC

Deri has worked in the trade union movement for over 20 years, largely undertaking both policy and delivery roles in Read more...

Donna Griffiths
Business Development Manager, Bouygues

Donna joined Bouygues UK in May 2020 after spending the previous 18 years with Read more...

Dr Francis Cowe
Director FE Partnerships, University of South Wales

Dr Francis Cowe is Director of Further Education Partnerships at University of South Wales. He is responsible for Read more...

Grant Santos
Managing Director, Educ8 Ltd

Grant is a training and education expert, with over 20 year’s high-level experience in the Read more...

 

Guy Lacey
Leader of Newport City Council

Guy has been the Principal & Chief Executive of Coleg Gwent since 2015, having previously worked in Read more...

James Davies
Executive Chair, Industry Wales

Born on the Gower and graduating from Swansea University (Mech Eng), he worked for 32 years at Read more...

John Nash
Chair, TSW Training and National Vice Chair for NTfW

John started his career as an apprentice in engineering manufacturing. Firstly in Read more...

Cllr Jane Mudd (Leader)
Leader of Newport City Council

Councillor Jane Mudd is a member of the Cardiff Capital Region Cabinet and Read more...

Leigh Hughes Chair
Business Development & CSR Director, Bouygues UK

Leigh is currently Chair of Cardiff Capital Region Employment & Skills Board and represents the Read more...

Lisa Jones
Team Leader - Regeneration Funding

Lisa has worked within the field of strategic regeneration, economic development, skills and policy for Read more...

 

Mark Owen
Head of Services to Stakeholders

I started my career in July 1999 as a school-based Careers Adviser in Swansea. I later became Read more...

Melanie Godfrey
 

Melanie joined the Council from Welsh Government, where she held the role of Deputy Director of Read more...

Nicola Somerville
Head of Business Development

Nicola is the Head of Business Development and Inclusive Growth, which means Read more...

Richard Aston
 

Having taken up post in September 2021, Rich is the DWP South East Wales Employer & Partnership Leader, with Read more...

Rob Basini
Development Manager, FSB Wales

Rob has been in and around small businesses in South Wales for over 30 years. Having Read more...

 

Sharon Davies
Skills Policy Manager, Welsh Government

Since 2014 Sharon has worked in Welsh Government as a Skills Policy Manager. Prior to Read more...

Tracey Brooks
 

Acting Head of Regeneration, Investment and Housing for Newport City Council, responsible for Read more...

 

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