Trustee

Trustee

Richard Davies

After a fulfilling career spanning social housing, social care, and health sectors, I’ve recently hung up my professional hat and embraced retirement. With experiences across the third sector, local authorities, and the NHS in Wales, Scotland, and England, I’ve gained invaluable insights into community dynamics and welfare systems. Hailing from Winch Wen, my roots run …

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Karen Grunhut

New Chair of Trustees! “I have always lived in Swansea, growing up in Winch Wen and attending Cefn Hengoed School. I have recently retired having spent the last 20 +years in roles that focussed on tackling poverty and social exclusion; Communities First Co-ordinator in Bonymaen, Welsh Government’s Child Poverty Unit, Swansea Council’s Tackling Poverty Manager …

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Independent Mortgage Advisor. New Trustee Faith in Families

Beth Thomas

Beth Thomas is an independent mortgage adviser who has been a lifelong resident of Swansea. As a mother of three children, she is deeply invested in the welfare of families in the community and is committed to raising awareness of the work done by Faith in Families. Beth’s journey with Faith in Families began when …

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Martin Jones

I recently retired as a financial adviser after 42 years in the industry. I’ve been married to my wife Karen for over 41 years and have lived in Swansea for over 34 years. We now live in Tycoch, Swansea, although I’m originally from Cwmafan near Port Talbot. I am an active member and  treasurer of …

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Jessica Harrington

Jessica is the founder and Managing Director of Make the Change Consultancy which supports businesses to win funding and realise business efficiencies. She is a mechanical engineer and has held senior positions in global metal industry companies and more recently worked with the public sector.  She has a track record of delivering transformation and sustainable change. With …

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Helen Bowden

Helen Bowden’s background is primarily media with experience in radio spanning 30 years.  She presented and then worked up to management and was Station Director of The Wave and Swansea Sound for 7 years.  She also worked as Deputy Editor to BBC Radio Wales for 2 years. Her first job was a fundraising manager at …

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Jane Parker

“I am an Area Manager working for Swansea Building Society, covering Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot.  I have worked for the Society for thirteen years and I am based in the Portland Street branch in the City Centre. I manage both Swansea and Mumbles branches and we provide retail savings accounts and residential mortgages.  My …

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Revd Ian Drew Jones

“Married with four children, I am currently Priest in Charge of the Parishes of Caereithin and Manselton with Cwmbwrla, and am looking forward to having the Parish of Landore with Treboeth joining later in the near future. Confirmed in 1995, St Teilo’s Caereithin was my home church. It was here that I discerned my vocation …

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Mr John Meredith

John has worked in education for over 20 years, both in England and Wales, first as a teacher, Deputy Headteacher, Acting Headteacher and then later as a Diocesan Schools Consultant for the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon. Presently John works for the Church in Wales as Diocesan Director of Education for the Diocese on a …

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Revd Nigel King

A retired businessperson, who has recently become ordained into the church. Has sat on the Finance Sub-Committee since its inception and has given the Board valuable insights and expertise in respect of annual accounts etc. He has been instrumental in our recent Christmas fundraising appeals and is gearing up to ensure that the momentum gained …

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