Non-executive Directors

Mr Ronnie Alexander

Ronnie Alexander

Ronnie Alexander left Welsh Government in 2013 where he had been Chief Environmental Health Officer to pursue a variety of other interests, including consultancy.
He is a member of the National Assembly for Wales Remuneration Board and also holds positions with the Consumer Council for Water as a Consumer Advocate and the Food Standards Agency as a member of the Welsh Food Advisory Committee, which is a Ministerial appointment. In addition, he is independent Chair of the Standards Committee for Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and is a member of the Standards Committee for the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
Ronnie had a civil service career spanning over 20 years and prior to that worked for a number of local authorities. He has a considerable track record of engaging with the public, professionals and politicians at all levels, to influence policy.

 
 

Mr Arwel Thomas

Mr Arwel Thomas

Mr Arwel Thomas, a Chartered Management Accountant, has a recent background in the education and training sector in Wales, following a 25 year career in British Coal in senior financial and management accounting roles. He is a retired senior civil servant and was formerly the Head of Corporate Governance and Assurance for the Welsh Government. He has extensive experience in management accounting, internal auditing, corporate governance and risk management. He has worked closely with executive and non-executive board members in strengthening institutional corporate governance performance and also maintained close links with the Charity Commission.

 

Judith Fabian

Judith Fabian

Judith Fabian has a background in English, drama and education. She taught in secondary schools in London for 10 years, followed by 15 years as department head and principal in international schools in the Netherlands, Jordan, Tanzania and Germany. She joined the International Baccalaureate (IB) organization in Cardiff in 2004 and in 2007 was appointed Chief Academic Officer with responsibility for the development of IB curriculum for students aged 3 to 19 years. Latterly based in The Hague, she left the IB in 2014 to return to her home in Wales to work as an educational consultant. She has a wide knowledge of the international education sector, both private and state maintained, and has presented to and worked with schools and educators all over the world. She worked closely with the governing body of the IB in her role as Chief Academic Officer.