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 & Housing WLGA
Susan Cooper

Susan Cooper

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

Nicola Stubbins

Vice PresidentDenbighshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01824 706149
Jonathan Griffiths

Jonathan Griffiths

Vice PresidentPembrokeshire County CouncilDirector of Social Services01437 775831
Jenny Williams

Jenny Williams

Immediate Past PresidentConwy County Borough CouncilDirector of Social Services01492 575680
Dave Street

Dave Street

TreasurerCaerphilly County Borough CouncilCorporate Director of Social Services01443 864560
Neil Ayling

Neil Ayling

Honorary SecretaryFlintshire County CouncilChief Officer, Social Services01352 702507
Alwyn Jones

Alwyn Jones

Leadership Group MemberIsle of Anglesey County CouncilInterim Director of Social Services01248 751919
Damien McCann

Damien McCann

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

Claire Marchant

Leadership Group MemberCardiff County CouncilDirector of Social Services02920 873803
Jake Morgan

Jake Morgan

Leadership Group MemberCarmarthenshire County CouncilDirector of Community Services01267 224697
Donna Pritchard

Donna Pritchard

Leadership Group MemberCeredigion County CouncilInterim Statutory Director of Social Services01545 572616
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
Vacancy

Vacancy

Leadership Group MemberNewport City CouncilStrategic Director - People01633 210133
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 CouncilActing Chief Officer01495 762200
Lance Carver

Lance Carver

Leadership Group MemberVale of Glamorgan CouncilDirector of Social Services01446 704678
Charlotte Walton

Charlotte Walton

Leadership Group MemberWrexham County Borough CouncilInterim Director of Social Services01978 298010
Marian Parry Hughes

Marian Parry 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