Howard Davies

Position: Chair

Length of Service: 3 years

Background: Howard has 20+ years’ experience working in senior finance roles across a range of organisations covering private, public and the third sector. His areas of expertise include financial management, strategic planning, risk management and cultural change.

 

Mike Vigar

Position: Vice chair

Length of Service: 4 years

Background: Mike began his career with Cymorth Cymru, following a sandwich placement at university, and went on to work in policy, events, business development and service development. He now works for HMP Parc in the Offender Management Unit, with a focus on substance misuse and offender management.  His areas of expertise include Criminal justice, rehabilitation, substance misuse, homelessness, welfare to work.

 

Carolann Prangle

Position: Trustee

Length of Service: 10 years

Background: Cal has 25 years of experience working in senior HR roles across a range of sectors. These include: media, retail, automotive, central government, higher education and she has also run her own company.

Her areas of expertise include Pay, Reward, Recognition, Policy, Engagement, Equality, Mediation, Executive Coaching, Governance and Strategic Planning.

 

Alison Saunders

Position: Trustee

Length of Service: 1 month

Background: Alison began her career in Broadcasting at the BBC in London in the late Eighties before becoming a professional marketer.  She has nearly twenty years’ experience working in senior Marketing roles across a number of Public and Private sector organisations.  Alison has previously served on the Board of a Community Arts Organisation in Ceredigion and on the Wales Regional Board of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Her areas of expertise include strategic marketing, key account management and team leadership.   

Joy Williams

Position: Vice chair

Length of Service: 3 years

Background: Joy had 15 years’ experience working in education as a primary school teacher before working in a social services employability project. She has also worked in her own businesses. She has 5 years’ experience of the homelessness sector working across Wales.

Her areas of expertise include homelessness policy and legislation, and public sector commissioning.

 

Grahame Sturges

Position: Trustee

Length of Service: 18 years

Background: Grahame is retired from a long career in housing spanning the Local Authority and Housing Association sectors. He is currently Chair of United Welsh Housing Association.  His particular areas of interest are in strategic planning, risk management and sustainable housing solutions.

 

Terry Brenig-Jones

Position: Trustee

Length of Service: 7 years

Background: Terry has 25 years of experience working in the computer industry of which 22 years were spent in a variety of senior management roles, plus 30 years serving as a trustee of various voluntary organisations with a focus on leading governance development initiatives.