Board of Management

The Board of Management is ultimately responsible for all aspects of the Association’s activities and shall direct the affairs of the Association in accordance with its objects and rules.


Members of the Board of Management

Carys Edwards (Chair)

The former head of adult services with Isle of Anglesey Council, Carys lives in Y Parc, near Bala. Chair of the Gorwel Committee, and of the Governance Management Committee

Elen Llwyd Williams (Vice-Chair)

Executive Director with the economic development company Menter a Busnes She lives in Porthmadog, Gwynedd.

Mike Corfield (Chair of Audit & Risk Committee)

An independent consultant with a company that provides support for companies to develop in various fields e.g. change management, leadership development, growth and diversification. He has a wealth of experience in the social housing field, and has worked in various Local Authorities and Housing Associations in the north West of England. Mike is the Chair of Arcon Housing Association, the vice-chair of Culture Warrington, and a Board Member at Bolton at Home. He lives in Warrington.

Dafydd Lewis (Chair of Finance and Growth Committee)

A former corporate director for housing and social care in Gwynedd Council, he lives in Dolgellau. Former Chair of Grŵp Cynefin.

Clifton Robinson (Chair of Customer and Community Committee)

Clifton was formerly Chair of the North Wales Probation Board, a housing association director, a board member for 9 years at Cartrefi Conwy and, before his retirement in 2016, Chief Executive of Housing Diversity Network - an equalities training and mentoring social enterprise with a membership of over 100 housing associations spread across England. Clifton represents Grŵp Cynefin on the Conwy and Denbighshire Care and Repair Management Board.

Julia Hughes

A former director of adult and community learning at Coleg Llandrillo, Julia lives in Llangwyfan near Denbigh.

Chris Schoen

Before retiring, Chris worked in an administrative position at Ysbyty Gwynedd. A Grŵp Cynefin tenant from Penygroes.

John Arthur Jones

A retired bank official from Llanrwst.

Llinos Iorwerth

Owner of ATEB Cymru and former Head of Communications with Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd. Llinos lives in Llangristiolus, Anglesey.

Geraint George

Extensive experience in transforming services, finding savings and implementing them. Represents Grŵp Cynefin on the Canllaw Management Board. Geraint lives in Bontnewydd.

Jane Lewis

A wealth of experience in the Finance and Treasury Management field within the health sector and has been a member of numerous Boards. Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Jane lives in Chester.

Tony Jones

Asset Services Manager with Muir Housing Group, with a wealth of experience in the construction industry and the social housing field in a Local Authority in north Wales and a Housing Association. A member of a number of Professional bodies, such as the Institute for Fire Safety Management. He lives in Wrexham.


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