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Pam Kelly
Chief Constable - Gwent Police

Chief Constable Pam Kelly joined Gwent Police in 2017 as the Deputy Chief Constable from neighbouring Dyfed-Powys Police.

Much of her 25 years of service has been within the Criminal Investigation Department, dealing with covert policing, public protection and professional standards.

Pam started her career in policing serving as a volunteer in the Special Constabulary before becoming a Regular Officer in Dyfed-Powys Police in 1994.

Pam has a strong operational background, having performed the role of Senior Investigating Officer for approximately 10 years, predominately investigating murder, manslaughter, rape and serious organised crime cases across Wales and beyond.

Pam is passionate about safeguarding vulnerable people and during the 1990’s, Pam was seconded to HMIC where she was tasked with inspecting forces in England & Wales on their child protection procedures following the tragic death of Victoria Climbe. Pam’s role in HMIC played a key role in the improvement of standards of child protection across the UK.

Pam was also the first policing author for the All Wales Child Protection procedures and also played a key role in implementing the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements in terms of managing sex and dangerous offenders across the UK.

In 2011, Pam played a key role as a Senior Identification Manager in aiding in the recovery of deceased British citizens following the Japanese tsunami, as well as plane crashes in Afghanistan and Tripoli. Pam is also trained as a Firearms Commander, Public Order Commander and Hostage Negotiator.

Throughout her career Pam has worked as a Superintendent in a Neighbourhood Commander role and a Chief Superintendent in a Territorial Policing Commander role across the four counties of Dyfed Powys, before becoming the Assistant Chief Constable in Dyfed Powys for just over two years.

Pam was appointed Deputy Chief Constable for Gwent Police in July 2017 and since July 1st 2019, she has been carrying out the role of Temporary Chief Constable.

Pam is educated to Post-Graduate level, achieving a BA honour in humanities (Religious Studies /History/English) and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education – she achieved qualified secondary school teacher status. She is also a Fellow of the University of Trinity St David, Carmarthen for her services to the communities.

National Policing Portfolios of Pam include: Cyber Crime lead for Wales.

Pam hails from the Cefn Cribwr and Cornelli area in the county of Bridgend.


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Cllr Sean Morgan
Leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council

Cllr. Morgan lives in his hometown of Nelson where he serves as local ward member.

Cllr. Morgan was educated at the Cardinal Newman School in Rhydfelin and attended College at Ystrad Mynach, he has also attained a number of work based, professional qualifications. He is married to Joy, his wife of 29 years and has two grown up children.

His career has many strands but has been mainly focused on renovating commercial properties and bringing them back into beneficial commercial use, many of these small businesses continue to flourish and his interest in economy, infrastructure and sustainability stems from this work.

Starting his political career in 2012, when he was elected as a local ward member for Nelson, Cllr. Morgan has served as the Chair of the Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee and in 2017 became a member of the Cabinet and the Deputy Leader of Council.

An active member within his local community, Cllr. Morgan is a member of the Nelson Community Council and is also the Chair of the Nelson Community Centre Management Committee. Cllr. Morgan has close working links with the local police, allotments associations, local schools and local sporting clubs. Cllr Morgan is regularly to be seen in the village and also keeps people informed via Facebook with his regular “NELSON UPDATES”.

He is a keen cyclist and runner and enjoys family camping holidays in Europe and taking part in outdoor sporting activities.


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Christina Harrhy
Chief Executive - Caerphilly County Borough Council

Christina joined the Corporate Management Team in Caerphilly County Borough Council in 2015 as Corporate Director for Communities, after more than 25 years’ experience in local government, before taking up the position of Interim Chief Executive in January 2018.

Christina grew up in Caerphilly and was educated in Lewis Girls, Ystrad Mynach, before going on to study to become a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation

She began her early career with Mid Glamorgan County Council as Technician followed by a Highway Inspector. Following local government reorganisation, she joined Caerphilly Council in the role of Assistant Engineer. She later joined Torfaen County Council and remained there for 14 years where she held various management positions and progressed into the role of Director.

In 2010, Christina decided to broaden her horizons and embark upon studying for another degree, this time a Masters Degree in Public Administration in Cardiff University before travelling to America to study Leadership, at the prestigious Havard University in Boston.

Following the award of her Masters Degree, building on this exceptional knowledge and experience, Christina has built and led high performing teams and developed an award winning, innovative, value based Leadership in Public Services Masters degree programme. In recognition of the success of the programme, coupled with her overall contribution to public services leadership, Christina was awarded the Leading in Wales, Leader of the Future Award in 2011.

Christina lives in Monmouthshire with her husband and daughter and in her spare time enjoys travelling and cycling.


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Cllr Stephen Thomas
Leader, Blaenau Gwent County Council

Steve was first elected to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council in 1999 as a Tredegar Central and West Ward member. In 2004 he became an Executive member for housing and has since held a number of executive positions, including Leisure, Environment and Governance.

He first became the leader of Blaenau Gwent from December 2015 to May 2017. More recently, he was the leader of the opposition and Scrutiny Chair for Social services.

During the ‘austerity’ years, Steve was recognised as the political driving force behind Blaenau Gwent’s successful change transformation strategy, resulting from governance and education failures in 2011/12.

Before being elected to the Council, Steve worked in the steel industry and later in graphic design. He lives in Tredegar with his wife and daughter. His interests include theatre, sports and photography; he is also an avid reader.


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Damien McCann
Interim Chief Executive, Blaenau Gwent County Council

Damien is the Interim Chief Executive in Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council. He joined the Council in January 2008 and has spent the last 6 years as Corporate Director of Social Services. He previously worked for Bridgend County Borough Council for 16 years where he held senior management roles in Social Services and Housing.

His role as Interim Chief Executive involves partnership working across SE Wales including Gwent Public Service Board, the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and the SRS (Shared Resource Service) in Gwent. Damien has chaired a number of Gwent wide Boards including the South East Wales Children’s Safeguarding Board and the Gwent Carers Board for the Regional Partnership Board.

Damien has also worked in a Senior Management Role within a third sector organisation providing support for people with learning disabilities and autism in the Cardiff, Vale and Bridgend areas.


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Cllr Steve Bradwick
Chair of the South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

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Huw Jakeway MSc FIFireE
Chief Fire Officer - South Wales Fire & Rescue Service

Huw joined the Fire and Rescue Service in 1990 and has worked in every rank and department in the Service. Shortly after the fire and rescue service was devolved to Welsh Government Huw was seconded in 2005 to the Welsh Assembly Government as Policy, Operational and Technical Advisor.

Huw was appointed Assistant Chief Fire Officer in 2009 and his portfolio included Fleet & Engineering, Innovation & Improvement, Health & Safety, Special Projects, Resilience & Planning, and Development & Review.

On 14 March 2011, Huw was appointed Deputy Chief Fire Officer, and as Director of Service Delivery led on Operations, Risk Reduction, Fire Control and Performance Management. In this role Huw was the Service’s lead for workforce negotiations.

From 1 December 2011, Huw became Acting Chief Fire Officer and retained his responsibilities and as Director of Risk Reduction he led on Community Fire Safety & Partnerships, Legislative Fire Safety and Performance Management.

On the 28 September 2012, Huw was appointed as Chief Fire Officer by the South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority.

In 2005, Huw attained a MSc in Public Management at the University of Glamorgan and he completed the Fire and Rescue Service Executive Leadership Programme at Warwick Business School in 2010.

As a member of the Public Services Leadership Group in 2013 Huw was tasked by the then Minister with responsibility for public services to improve data and information sharing across Wales. This has led to over 46 Public Service Leaders signing the leadership pledge, which shows their personal and organisational support to encouraging the sharing of personal data and information in a legal, justified, proportionate and safe way.


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Councillor Anthony Hunt
Leader, Torfaen County Council

Anthony was first elected as a Councillor in 2012, serving the Panteg ward.
Anthony graduated from Cardiff University with a law degree and spent time working in America before returning to Wales.

As the son of a nurse and a police officer, Anthony cites his passion for front line public services, and a wish to safeguard those services, as his reason for getting into politics.

Before being elected to the Council, Anthony gained a wealth of experience at all levels of Government, spending time working in Torfaen, in Parliament, in Whitehall and in the National Assembly for Wales.

He worked with the former Torfaen Member of Parliament Paul Murphy, as a Researcher and then Special Advisor during Paul's time as Welsh Secretary and Northern Ireland Secretary, gaining an understanding of devolution and the relationship between the different levels of Government. He also worked closely with Paul in the constituency, taking up issues on behalf of constituents and gaining an understanding of the local representational role of elected politicians.

On the Council, Anthony served as Executive Member for Resources before being elected as Deputy Leader in 2015 and Leader in December 2016.
On a regional and national basis, Anthony Chairs the Cardiff Capital Region Joint Cabinet, sits on the LGA City Regions Board and is the Welsh Local Government Association Spokesperson for Resources.

Outside of politics, Anthony is a competitive cyclist with Pontypool Road Cycling Club and volunteers as a junior football coach with Griffithstown AFC. A keen fan of music (especially Bruce Springsteen) and the arts, he has also volunteered at events from Glastonbury Festival to the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran.

Anthony is a school governor at Griffithstown Primary School and lives in Griffithstown with his wife and two children.


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Stephen Vickers
Chief Executive, Torfaen County Council

Stephen became the CEO at Torfaen Council in July 2021.

Prior to that Stephen was Director for Adults and Communities and Director for Adult Social Services at Herefordshire Council and previously held senior roles in social care and safeguarding at Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council.

Stephen was a late entrant into social care and local government having trained as an engineer. At the start of his career Stephen worked in a number of different roles and industries including managing several hospitality businesses, plus stints in retail and the consultancy sectors. Stephen also travelled extensively and lived overseas for a number of years.

Stephen said: ‘I was drawn in to local government for very personal reasons due to the care of a close family member which was unfortunately so inadequate that it compelled me to embark on a new career in social care. I went back to university aged 29 to study and gain my degree in social work. Specialising in mental health, mental capacity and safeguarding as a social worker, I quickly moved into management roles and became the Director of Adults and Communities in Herefordshire before joining Torfaen Council.

‘Growing up as part of a family on a large council estate in one of the most deprived areas of Leicester, I know only too well how hard it can be to break away from ‘the norm’ and aspire and believe in something better. I really believe that anyone can reach their potential with determination, a goal and the right support, and we all deserve the opportunity. I’m looking forward to making Torfaen a place where children are inspired to achieve, where people can gain new skills to improve or change their lives for the better and to build new relationships with communities.


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Cllr Mary Ann Brocklesby
Leader, Monmouthshire County Council

Mary Ann is Leader of Monmouthshire County Council, elected in May 2022. She is a Welsh Local Government Association spokesperson on Climate Change and Social Justice and is Vice Chair of the Cardiff Capital Region Cabinet, where she holds the brief for Innovation and Research. Mary Ann was elected councillor for Llanelly, a rural ward in Monmouthshire in 2022.

Mary Ann is an expert in international development, gender and human rights. She has previously worked with the United Nations and International Aid agencies, the World Bank and Governments across Asia and Africa to strengthen the voices of marginalised people.

In Wales, she is Chair of the Women’s Equality Network Wales, a director of the Egni Coop responsible for £4m of Solar investment locally and a former chair of Awel Aman Tawe, Wales’s largest community energy group raising £7m to establish the first community wind farm in Wales.


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Paul Matthews
Chief Executive, Monmouthshire County Council

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Steve Morgan
Head of Operations South East Wales - Natural Resources Wales

Steve leads the SE Wales (Gwent local authorities area) operational teams at NRW which have a broad remit including conservation, biodiversity, land and water management, flood risk, forestry, industry regulation, monitoring and fisheries. He has a particular interest in ensuring that our environment is protected so that it can be enjoyed by all and help to improve the wellbeing of the people in Wales.

He has a degree in Zoology with Marine Zoology from Bangor University and is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager and Chartered Environmentalist. He has 27 years’ experience working in the public environmental sector (including National Rivers Authority and Environment Agency Wales) and also worked for a short time at the Marine Conservation Society.

Steve has a love of the outdoors and when he isn’t playing squash at his local club he will likely be found walking the mountains of Wales with his camera and tripod in hand.

Natural Resources Wales' purpose is to pursue sustainable management of natural resources in all of its work. This means looking after air, land, water, wildlife, plants and soil to improve Wales' well-being, and provide a better future for everyone.


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Ann Lloyd CBE
Chair, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Ann Lloyd has spent the majority of her career as a CEO of large health service organisations. Her career culminated in her appointment as Director General – Health and Social Care – Welsh Government and NHS Wales CEO, a post she occupied for 8 years. Responsible for a budget of £5.8 billion and the oversight of all Welsh health and social care policies and health services, she developed the 10 year strategy for Wales, the health care standards and associated Inspectorate and designed and led the restructuring of NHS Wales organisations in 2002/3 and 2008/9. She was the Accounting Officer responsible to the UK and Welsh Governments and Parliaments for all issues affecting the governance and financial management of the Welsh organisations.

She occupied the position of Health and Social Care Appointments Commissioner for London for 2 years – overseeing the competence of NHS Boards and their non-executives. She advised and supported the Chair and the CEO of NHS London on the governance and leadership criteria required for the reorganisation of the London NHS bodies.

She has been operating as an independent advisor and coach since 2012, specialising in Board effectiveness and governance reviews, skills audits and Board Development and special investigations. She has recently completed an independent review for the Welsh Health Minister into service planning engagement and consultation systems in Wales to recommend any changes that should be made and has led the targeted intervention review for Welsh Government into the North Wales Health Services and Board. She evaluates, assesses and coaches executives, chairs and non-executives in the public and not for profit sectors and is a qualified mentor and trained coach. She has been a Senior Associate with the Good Governance Institute since 2011.

She is a member of the Bevan Commission.


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Glyn Jones
Interim Chief Executive - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Glyn started in the NHS in 1989, joining the NHS Wales financial management training scheme. He has spent most of his career working in the NHS in Wales and the South West of England. However, he also spent four years working for Jobcentre Plus where he was involved in developing finance business partnering, before returning to the NHS in 2010 as Assistant Finance Director in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

Glyn has twice attended Harvard Business School, where he studied performance measurement in not-for-profit organisations and value measurement in healthcare.

His previous roles have included NHS Finance Director posts in the Rhondda, Bristol, Carmarthenshire and Powys.

He is also the voluntary treasurer and trustee on the board of Blaenau Gwent & Caerphilly Citizens Advice Bureau.

Glyn has worked as Aneurin Bevan University Health Board's Director of Finance, Procurement and Performance and Deputy Chief Executive since 2016, and has now taken up the post of Chief Executive on an Interim basis.


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Councillor Jane Mudd
Leader, Newport City Council

Councillor Jane Mudd has been the Leader of Newport City Council since 2019, and Chair of G10 since that time leading its development towards a Regional PSB. Jane is keen to continue as Chair into the first phase of the new ‘Gwent PSB’ to support continuity through this transition period whilst the new regional Well Being Plan is developed. At the local level Jane is also Chair of the One Newport Public Service Board. A member of the Cardiff Capital Region Cabinet and portfolio holder for Learning, Skills and Talent, Jane is also the Deputy Chair of the cross border Western Gateway economic partnership.

With over 20 years’ experience in higher education and research in Social Policy, Jane has a background in Housing and Health and Social Care. She was formerly the Head of the Department of Social Policy at Cardiff Metropolitan University having previously led the Department of Applied Community Sciences and Public Protection and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and former Chair of CIH Cymru, she is also an Independent member of the Regulatory Board for Housing (Wales) and the former Board Chair of Newport City Homes.

Jane is also the Deputy Presiding Officer of the Welsh Local Government Association. She currently represents the Gwent local authorities on the WLGA Safer Communities Board and is also the WLGA Spokesperson for Equalities. A Director of Data Cymru; Councillor Mudd is also the WLGA Spokesperson for Digital and Innovation. Jane has always been active in the community, as a volunteer, school governor, charity trustee and board member in a range of organisations. In 2016 Jane was awarded an OPCC award for partnership working for her contribution to a local project.


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Beverly Owen
Chief Executive, Newport City Council

A Housing and Regeneration graduate, Beverly has over 20 years’ senior experience of local government across a variety of chief officer roles. Having led the development and delivery of a number of major economic and social regeneration programmes in South East Wales, Beverly was appointed as Newport City Council’s Chief Executive in July 2020.

With a passion for economic growth underpinned by sustainability and resilient communities, Beverly continues to oversee the Regeneration portfolio at Newport. Beverly was previously a founding Director of the Cardiff Capital Region’s Compound Semi-Conductor Foundry Board and is currently the Council’s appointed Director on the Newport Norse Joint Venture Property Company.


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Dr Sarah Aitken
Director Public Health, Public Health Wales

Sarah was appointed as Director for Public Health in July 2017. She has worked in Gwent for much of her public health career and has been the Consultant in Public Health for four of the five local authorities in Gwent. She has fulfilled a wide range of All Wales system leadership roles including child public health improvement and public health system alignment. She was also responsible for developing, securing funding and implementing the innovative, award winning Aneurin Bevan University Health Board “Living Well Living Longer” Programme.

Sarah has held a number of Board level roles in NHS organisations and statutory partnerships over her career and has a track record of developing and implementing integrated, strategic plans with public and third sector partner. She is excited to be part of the Health Board Executive Team that is leading the system transformation described in the original Gwent Clinical Futures Plan.

With the publication of her report ‘Building a Healthier Gwent’, in July 2019, Sarah started a conversation about how to make it easier for people to live more of their lives in good health in all communities across Gwent. She is delighted to be part of the Gwent Public Service Board to help to turn that conversation into action.


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Louise Bright
Director of Research & Business Engagement, University of South Wales

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Jeff Cuthbert MCIPD
Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent

Jeff was born in Glasgow before moving to Cardiff with his parents where he was educated at Whitchurch County Secondary Modern School. He gained a Degree in Mining Engineering at University College, Cardiff.

Jeff began his career in the mining industry and later worked for the Welsh Joint Education Committee as Head of the Asset to the Industry Unit.

He was formerly on the Board of Governors for Trinity Fields School, the Court at Cardiff University and the Board of Managers for the College at Ystrad Mynach. Jeff is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Jeff was first elected to the Assembly in 2003.

Before his appointment as the Deputy Minister for Skills in May 2011, Jeff served as the Chair of the All Wales Programme Monitoring Committee for the Structural Funds. He founded and chaired the Cross-Party Built Environment Group, the Cross-Party Healthy Living Group, Cross-Party Diabetes Group and co-founded and co-chaired the Cross-Party Beer and the Pub Group. He was also a member of the Wales Branch Executive of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Jeff chaired the Committee on Standards of Conduct and has been a member of the European and External Affairs Committee, the Enterprise and Learning Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.

In May 2013 Jeff was appointed as Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty. He held this post until September 2014 and during which time introduced the Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Bill.

Jeff was elected to the post of Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent in May 2016 for a four year term.

Jeff is a member of UNITE the Union and served as the co-ordinator of the UNITE group of Labour AMs before his appointment by the First Minister as the Deputy Minister for Skills.


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Sian Curley
Chief Executive, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent

Siân Curley has been Chief Executive since January 2016. Siân is responsible for the day to day management of the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) and its staff. She provides leadership and effective, high quality guidance, advice and support to the Commissioner to ensure he meets his statutory duties, strategic objectives and the needs of the public. She also provides an essential link between the OPCC and Gwent Police including the Chief Constable, as well as partner organisations. As Chief Executive, Siân also holds the statutory roles of Head of Paid Service and Monitoring Officer.

Siân has an Master’s degree in Leadership in Public Service and a Bachelor’s degree in French, Spanish and Legal Studies.

Siân has previously worked for Gwent Police Authority, Newport City Council and the University of Wales College Newport (now part of the University of South Wales). Her background is in corporate governance, democratic services, complaints and conduct matters and change management.

Siân is currently a Vice Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners Chief Executives, the professional body which represents Chief Executives of PCC’s offices in England and Wales.


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Anne Evans
Strategic Executive Officer, Torfaen Voluntary Alliance

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Maureen Howell
Deputy Director of Prosperous Futures, Welsh Government

Maureen leads a Division focussed on tackling poverty delivering the Welsh Government’s policy and actions in relation to: poverty; community employability programmes; digital and financial inclusion; social welfare; Department for Work and Pensions policy and; advice services. Prior to this she was a senior public health professional with 18 years’ experience providing strategic leadership for national health improvement policy, tackling health inequalities and delivery on food and health, physical activity, obesity, alcohol prevention and mental wellbeing.

Previous experience includes 14 years working for a major supermarket chain establishing and managing a service leading on marketing, PR and product development in relation to food and drink.

Born in the West Midlands, Maureen has spent most of her working life living and working in South Wales. She has two adult children and in the last two years has become a very proud nanny to two grandsons. In her spare time Maureen enjoys gardening, walking, cycling and travel.


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Amanda Lewis
Head of Probation Delivery Unit Gwent, HM Prison & Probation Service

Amanda began her working life as a Control Room Operator in South Wales Police answering 999 calls. Whilst working shifts in this role, she undertook voluntary work with the Youth Offending Service, mentoring children who were at risk of entering into the Criminal Justice System as a means of diversion. This role ignited her passion for rehabilitation and risk management to make a positive difference in our Communities.

In 2002 Amanda applied to join the Probation Service as a Probation Service Officer and commenced her role in Pontypridd as a Victim Liaison Officer. After completing training she qualified as a Probation Officer in 2005. Whilst in this role Amanda has worked as a Probation Officer in Court and as an Offender manager both in the Community and in HMP Parc.

Amanda progressed through her career and spent a number of years as a Senior Probation Officer and then as a Deputy Head in a large Probation Delivery Unit covering Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil. Prior to commencing her current role she worked as the Deputy Head in Cardiff and the Vale. She has spent most of her Career working in South Wales and was delighted to be appointed as the Head of Gwent Probation Delivery Unit in August 2020. Amanda represents the National Probation Service on the 5 Public Service Boards, Gwent Safeguarding Board and Gwent Criminal Justice Board.


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Stephen Tiley
Chief Executive - Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO)

Stephen is the Chief Executive Officer for the Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO). GAVO is the largest County Voluntary Council (CVC) in Wales.

In 2014 Stephen began working for Caerphilly County Borough Council. During his 17 years working for the Council, Stephen worked predominantly for Social Services Finance. After becoming a registered Accountant through the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, he joined GAVO as a Finance Manager.

In 2016, Stephen progressed from this Finance role to the post of Deputy Chief Executive Officer in which he helped embed the GAVO strategy and Third Sector voice, into the Public Service initiatives across the regions of Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly.

In April 2020 Stephen was appointed as the GAVO Chief Executive Officer and in doing so, has expanded on the previous responsibilities, to drive the Organisation and its strategy forward. As CEO of a CVC it is important, to ensure full integration of the Organisation, and the voice of the Third Sector into the Public Service landscape and structures across all GAVO regions within Gwent.

Stephen is passionate about Communities and the Third Sector, and ensures that the voice of the Sector is heard, with a specific key aim and desire to work in collaboration and with integration of all partners.

Being a strong advocate for personal training and self-development, since becoming a qualified Accountant, Stephen has moved onto becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management through achieving the Level 5 and Level 7 accreditation.

Stephen lives in the Caerphilly Borough with his wife and 2 children and in his spare time enjoys travelling, volunteering as a football coach, walking, sport and cycling.


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Howard Toplis
Chief Executive, Tai Calon Community Housing Limited

After graduating from Swansea University, Howard initially pursued a career in finance. He trained, and qualified, as a chartered accountant whilst working at Ernst & Young in Plymouth. After qualification, he moved into housing. Initially he worked as a treasury manager at a regional housing group in the south west. During that time, he became the first within the housing sector to qualify as an Associate of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

In 2003, he became the Chief Executive of Tor Homes, a housing association in south Devon. Since then, he has had several senior roles within housing associations. He joined Tai Calon Community Housing in April 2020.
For Howard, everyone should have access to good quality affordable housing. Further, he sees it as essential that residents must be at the heart of everything we do. That principle applies equally for Tai Calon, and for the wider wellbeing of the communities where we live.