The Leadership Group is the decision making body for ADSS Cymru on all non-company related matters.

It meets four times 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)
  • Chief Executive of Social Care Wales
  • Director of Social Services and Housing, Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)
Nicola Stubbins

Nicola Stubbins

PresidentDenbighshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01824 706149
Jenny Williams

Jenny Williams

Past PresidentConwy County Borough CouncilDirector of Social Services01492 575680
Jonathan Griffiths

Jonathan Griffiths

Vice PresidentPembrokeshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services and Housing01437 775831
Alwyn Jones

Alwyn Jones

Vice PresidentWrexham County Borough CouncilInterim Director of Social Services
Dave Street

Dave Street

Honorary TreasurerCaerphilly County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Social Services01443 864560
Neil Ayling

Neil Ayling

Honorary SecretaryFlintshire County CouncilChief Officer, Social Services01352 702507
Fon Roberts

Fon Roberts

Leadership Group MemberIsle of Anglesey County CouncilDirector of Social Services01978 298010
Damien McCann

Damien McCann

Leadership Group MemberBlaenau Gwent County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Social Services01495 355383
Claire Marchant

Claire Marchant

Leadership Group MemberBridgend County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Social Services and Well-being01656 642251
Sarah McGill

Sarah McGill

Leadership Group MemberCardiff County CouncilStatutory Director of Social Services02920 873803
Jake Morgan

Jake Morgan

Leadership Group MemberCarmarthenshire County CouncilDirector of Community Services01267 224697
Sian Howys

Sian Howys

Leadership Group MemberCeredigion County CouncilStatutory Director of Social Services01545 574113
Morwena Edwards

Morwena Edwards

Leadership Group MemberGwynedd County CouncilStatutory Director of Social Services01286 679468
Lisa Curtis-Jones

Lisa Curtis-Jones

Leadership Group MemberMerthyr Tydfil County Borough CouncilChief Officer, Social Services01685 724693
Julie Boothroyd

Julie Boothroyd

Leadership Group MemberMonmouthshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01633 644644
Andrew Jarrett

Andrew Jarrett

Leadership Group MemberNeath Port Talbot County Borough CouncilDirector of Social Services, Health & Housing01639 763279
Chris Humphrey

Chris Humphrey

Leadership Group MemberNewport City CouncilActing Director of Social Services01633 656656
Alison Bulman

Alison Bulman

Leadership Group MemberPowys County CouncilDirector of Social Services01597 826906
Giovanni Isingrini

Giovanni Isingrini

Leadership Group MemberRhondda Cynon Taf County Borough CouncilGroup Director of Community and Children Services01443 424141
David Howes

David Howes

Leadership Group MemberCity and County SwanseaChief Officer, Social Services01792 636000
Keith Rutherford

Keith Rutherford

Leadership Group MemberTorfaen County Borough CouncilChief Officer for Social Care and Housing Services01495 762200
Lance Carver

Lance Carver

Leadership Group MemberVale of Glamorgan CouncilDirector of Social Services01446 704678
Marian Hughes

Marian Hughes

Chair of AWHOCSGwynedd County CouncilHead of Children and Family Services01286 672255
Gill Pratlett

Gill Pratlett

Chair of AWASHTorfaen County Borough CouncilHead of Service, Integration and Improvement01495 762200
Sue Evans

Sue Evans

Leadership Group memberSocial Care WalesChief Executive, Social Care Wales02920 780630
Naomi Alleyne

Naomi Alleyne

Leadership Group memberWelsh Local Government AssociationDirector of Social Services & Housing WLGA029 20468600