Director for Learning and Work Institute Cymru
Cerys joined NIACE in January 2014 as Director for Wales, from the Open University where she was Assistant Director (External Strategy). Cerys has worked in the post-16 education and skills sector in Wales for over ten years. Cerys also has considerable experience of local government, having previously served as a County Councillor for 6 years, and has worked for a number of senior politicians in Wales including the former First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM.In the Learning and Work Institute, Cerys is responsible for the management of staff, policy, strategic development, membership and resources for all NIACE's work in Wales. Cerys is a member of the Board of Agored Cymru and WEA, and is Vice Chair of the Bevan Foundation, a think tank working to promote social justice.