Read about WCVA's current board members below

Peter Davies

Peter Davies CBE - Chair

Peter's career background is in the field of corporate responsibility working for the Confederation of British Industry, Department of Trade and Industry and Business in the Community. Awarded the OBE in 1995 for work in establishing links between... read more

Catriona Williams

Catriona Williams OBE - Vice Chair

Catriona is Chief Executive of Children in Wales, the national umbrella charity for organisations and individuals working with children, young people and families. Young Wales, which is a programme within Children in Wales, provides a platform... read more

Cherrie Bija

Cherrie Bija

Cherrie started her career in the statutory sector, using her spare time as a volunteer in a number of local Charities, drawing her ultimately into the sector she is passionate about. In 2007, she joined Swansea and Brecon Diocese where she is now the Chief... read more

Chris Lines

Chris Lines

Chris is a freelance communications and PR consultant. He built up more than 30 years' experience in the public, private and third sectors before setting out on his own... read more

Fran Targett

Fran Targett

Fran is the Director for Citizens Advice Cymru. Citizens Advice provides free, confidential and independent advice to help people overcome their problems and is a voice for clients and consumers on the issues that matter to them. Citizens Advice Cymru... read more

Jonathan Evans

Jonathan Evans - Treasurer    

Jonathan is an experienced Director at PwC, where he has responsibility for leading a fast growing and highly specialised data and analytics team based across the West of England and Wales. He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA), Certified Information Systems... read more

Lindsay Cordery-Bruce

Lindsay Cordery-Bruce

Lindsay is the CEO of The Wallich,  winner of the Third Sector Category at the Leading Wales Awards 2015 and Runner Up for the Governance Category at the 2016 Third Sector Awards.  She started... read more

Mair Gwynant

Mair Gwynant - Deputy Treasurer

Mair is a chartered accountant with over 20 years' experience of directly managing and leading organisations. She has worked in senior roles within Welsh Government, the Welsh European Funding Office, the Wales Co-operative Centre and Deloitte Touche... read more

Mair Stephens

Mair Stephens

Mair has a long and successful history of working with and for the voluntary/3rd sector, mainly within Carmarthenshire but not exclusively and is currently Chairman of NFWI Wales...read more

Mark Llewellyn

Mark Llewellyn

Mark is Deputy Director at the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care (WIHSC), University of South Wales. Over the past ten years he has undertaken more than fifty specialist research studies and evaluative reviews and has managed and... read more

Pauline Young

Pauline Young MBE

Pauline Young has lived for the past 40 years in Wales. She is married with two grown up children. Her son Matthew is a delightful 41 year old with Down's Syndrome, who has complex needs and is also severely autistic. For over 20 years Pauline was a... read more

Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Richard strongly believes that one of the sector's greatest strengths and opportunities is the ability to work with people and really listen to what matters to them. Richard wants to support WCVA in encouraging public services to live up to and be accountable for the... read more

Simon Harris

Simon Harris

Simon is currently the Wales Representative for the Competition and Markets Authority, a non ministerial government agency that aims to make markets work well for consumers, business and the economy. Prior to this Simon was Wales Director for Business... read more