Board

The Board of Directors is Welsh Athletics’ key decision-making body. The Board provides leadership, takes account of the stakeholders’ interests and is accountable both for its own decisions and the actions of Welsh Athletics as a whole. Minutes of meetings of the Board and its subgroups.

The Board of Directors

  • Steve Perks (Chair)
  • Sue Alvey (Chair of General Council)
  • Dr Nicky Lewis (Chair of Governance Sub-Group)
  • Adrian Thomas (Chair of Performance Sub-Group)
  • Nick Everitt (Chair of Finance Sub-Group)
  • Helen Adams (Chair of new Equality Advisory Sub-Group)*
  • Tom Overton (Chair of Development and Participation Sub-Group)*
  • Bernie Plain

*These Sub-Groups are in the early stages of being formed.

Our Board Sub-Groups

The Welsh Athletics governance structure delegates authority to a number of key sub groups of the Board. The sub groups will support the delivery of key strategic objectives, as well as providing oversight in key areas such as Governance and Finance & Audit.

Governance Sub-Group

Terms of Reference

  • Dr Nicky Lewis (Chair)

  • Anthony Clements (Independent)

  • James Williams (Chief Executive)

  • Rob Sage (Head of Corporate Services, Secretary to Group)

  • Tony John (Independent)

  • Vacant

Finance Sub-Group

Terms of Reference

  • Nick Everitt - Chair

  • Adrian Palmer

  • Chris Jones

  • Chris Gough (Independent)

  • James Williams - (Chief Exec)

  • Andrew Thomas (Finance Manager, Secretary to Group)

Performance Sub-Group

Terms of Reference

  • Adrian Thomas -NED - (Chair)

  • Bernie Plain - NED

  • Chris Jones - National Coach

  • Adrian Palmer -Programme Manager - Secretary

  • Anthony Hughes – Disability Sport Wales

  • Rhys Williams – Ex International Athlete

  • Stephen Bailey - Coach

  • Georgina Williams – UK Athletics Coach Education

  • Zoe Eaton – Sport Wales

Equality Sub-Group

Terms of Reference [TBC]

  • Helen Adams - NED (Chair)
  • Rob Sage (Head of Corporate Services, Secretary to Group)
  • TBC
  • TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appointments Panel

Terms of Reference

Oversees the recruitment and appointments process for all new Directors of the Company.

Membership of the panel varies by the role to be appointed and is fully described in the panel's 'terms of reference' document (above)

President & Vice President of Welsh Athletics

Role descriptions

President of Welsh Athletics – Lynette Harries
Vice President of Welsh Athletics – Graham Finlayson & Ian Griffiths

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