Meet Our People

Company Board

Haf Merrifield photo

Haf Merrifield


Jeff Greenidge photo

Jeff Greenidge

Chair, Wales Strategy Group

Mike Langhorn photo

Mike Langhorn

Chair, Audit Committee

Nick Stuart CB photo

Nick Stuart CB


Tim Render photo

Tim Render


Our Fellows

Sir Alan Tuckett OBE photo

Sir Alan Tuckett OBE

Emeritus Fellow

Dan Finn photo

Dan Finn

Emeritus Fellow

Dave Simmonds OBE photo

Dave Simmonds OBE

Emeritus Fellow

Senior Management Team

Dave Hagendyk photo

Dave Hagendyk

Director for Wales

Dr Fiona Aldridge photo

Dr Fiona Aldridge

Director for Policy and Research

Duncan Melville photo

Duncan Melville

Chief Economist

Joe Dromey photo

Joe Dromey

Deputy Director for Research and Development

Joyce Black photo

Joyce Black

Deputy Director for Research and Development

Naomi Clayton photo

Naomi Clayton

Deputy Director for Research and Development (on maternity leave)

Robert Gill photo

Robert Gill

Director of Finance and Operations

Stephen Evans photo

Stephen Evans

Chief Executive


Our People

Alex Stevenson photo

Alex Stevenson

Head of English, Maths & ESOL

Emily Jones photo

Emily Jones

Head of Research

Fay Sadro photo

Fay Sadro

Head of Evidence

Kay Smith photo

Kay Smith

Head of Research, Policy and Campaigns, Wales

Mintra Sadler photo

Mintra Sadler

Head of Events

Nicola Aylward photo

Nicola Aylward

Head of Learning for Young People

Paul Bivand photo

Paul Bivand

Associate Director of Statistics and Analysis

Susan Easton photo

Susan Easton

Head of Digital Learning