The principal purpose of the Executive Council is to act as a consultative body, advising the Board as required from time to time, but does not take decisions on behalf of the Board.

The Executive Council meets at least twice a year and consists of:

  • 22 Directors of Social Services
  • Chair of All Wales Heads of Children’s Services (AWHoCS)
  • Chair of All Wales Adult Services Heads (AWASH)
  • Chair of All Wales Heads of Business Services (AWHoBS)
Jenny Williams

Jenny Williams

PresidentConwy County Borough CouncilDirector of Social Services01492 575680
Susan Cooper

Susan Cooper

Vice PresidentBridgend County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Well-being01656 642251
Nicola Stubbins

Nicola Stubbins

Vice PresidentDenbighshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01824 706149
Dave Street

Dave Street

Immediate Past PresidentCaerphilly County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Social Services01443 864560
Caroline Turner

Caroline Turner

Executive Council MemberIsle of Anglesey County CouncilAssistant Chief Executive01248 751919
Damien McCann

Damien McCann

Executive Council MemberBlaenau Gwent County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Social Services01495 355383
Claire Marchant

Claire Marchant

Executive Council MemberCardiff County CouncilDirector of Social Services02920 873803
Jake Morgan

Jake Morgan

Executive Council MemberCarmarthenshire County CouncilDirector of Community Services01267 224697
Carys James

Carys James

Executive Council MemberCeredigion County CouncilStatutory Director of Social Services01545 572616
Neil Ayling

Neil Ayling

Honorary SecretaryFlintshire County CouncilChief Officer, Social Services01352 702507
Morwena Edwards

Morwena Edwards

Executive Council MembersGwynedd County CouncilStatutory Director of Social Services01286 679468
Lisa Curtis-Jones

Lisa Curtis-Jones

Executive Council MemberMerthyr Tydfil County Borough CouncilChief Officer, Social Services01685 724693
Julie Boothroyd

Julie Boothroyd

Executive Council MemberMonmouthshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01633 644644
Andrew Jarrett

Andrew Jarrett

Executive Council MemberNeath Port Talbot County Borough CouncilDirector of Social Services, Health & Housing01639 763279
James Harris

James Harris

Executive Council MemberNewport City CouncilStrategic Director - People01633 210133
Jonathan Griffiths

Jonathan Griffiths

Executive Council MemberPembrokeshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01437 775831
Alison Bulman

Alison Bulman

Executive Council MemberPowys County CouncilDirector of Social Services01597 826906
Giovanni Isingrini

Giovanni Isingrini

Executive Council MemberRhondda Cynon Taf County Borough CouncilGroup Director of Community and Children Services01443 424141
David Howes

David Howes

Executive Council MemberCity and County SwanseaChief Officer, Social Services01792 636000
Keith Rutherford

Keith Rutherford

Executive Council MemberTorfaen County Borough CouncilActing Chief Officer01495 762200
Lance Carver

Lance Carver

Executive Council MemberVale of Glamorgan CouncilDirector of Social Services01446 704678
Clare Field

Clare Field

Executive Council MemberWrexham County Borough CouncilExecutive Director (People)01978 298010
Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins

Chair of AWHOCSNewport City CouncilHead of Children and Family Services01633 656656
Alwyn Jones

Alwyn Jones

Chair of AWASHIsle of Anglesey County CouncilLead Officer Adult Services01248 750057