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WJEC Board

WJEC is run by a Board of Directors and Trustees.

Directors and Trustees nominated by the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA):


Eryl Williams
Councillor Eryl Williams represents the North Wales region and is Deputy leader and Lead member for Education and the Environment for Denbighshire County Council.
Eudine Hanagan
Councillor Eudine Hanagan represents the Cwm Taf region of Wales and is the Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning for Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Edward Thomas
Councillor Edward Thomas represents the Mid and West region of Wales and is Councillor for Carmarthenshire County Council.
Alan Lockyer
Councillor Alan Lockyer represents the Western Bay region of Wales and is Chair of the Children Young People and Education Scrutiny Committee.

Gail Gilesr
Councillor Gail Giles represents the Gwent region of Wales and is Cabinet Member for Education and Young People for Newport City Council.
Sarah Merry
Councillor Sarah Merry represents Cardiff and the Vale region and is Cabinet Member for Education for Cardiff City Council.


Directors and Trustees appointed through the public route:


Michael Williams
Michael Evans, Chair, was previously Director of Finance and Support Services at Carmarthenshire College and is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.
David Llewelyn
David Llewelyn is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Director of Finance at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He is Chair of the WJEC Audit and Assurance Committee.

Patricia Passaro
Patricia Passaro has a Human Resources background and runs an executive coaching and HR Consultancy. She is Chair of the WJEC Remuneration Committee
Denise Preece
Denise Preece has a lecturing background in further education and is a Lecturer at the University of Liverpool Management Schools.

Elizabeth Williams
Elizabeth Williams , Vice-Chair, was Head of Children and Young People's Strategy in the Welsh Government following a successful career in education.
Andrew Fisher
Dr Andrew Fisher has worked in the Higher Education sector as Academic Registrar with London South Bank University and Head of Strategic Planning at University of East London.

Peter O'Sullivan
Following a successful career with IBM and KPMG, Peter O'Sullivan is currently owner-director of Transforming Education International and has co-operated with Kemnal Academies Trust.