Education Workforce Council

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Senior management team
Senior management team

The senior management team works with the Council when developing strategy for the Education Workforce Council. They are responsible for the day-to-day activities of the organisation and provides corporate leadership.


  • Hayden Llewellyn

    Chief Executive

    As Chief Executive, Hayden is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the EWC, operating in line with its statutory responsibilities set out in the Education (Wales) Act 2014.

    He is committed to working with registrants and key stakeholders, including learners, parents / guardians, trade unions / associations, employers and the Welsh Government. As Accounting Officer, he is charged with ensuring that the Council offers value for money to registrants and uses its resources efficiently.

    Hayden joined the Council at its inception in 2000, working initially as Deputy Chief Executive, before assuming the role of Chief Executive in 2014.

  • Elizabeth Brimble

    Director of Qualifications, Registration and Fitness to Practise

    Liz is responsible for:

    • maintenance and development of the Register of Education Practitioners in Wales;
    • fitness to practise and the investigation and hearing of cases referred to the Council; and
    • data analysis, reporting and GDPR.

    Liz joined the Council in 2003 working initially as Qualifications and Registration Manager, until moving to her current post in 2014. Liz acts as Deputy for the Chief Executive.

  • Bethan Holliday-Stacey

    Director of Professional Development, Accreditation and Policy

    Bethan is responsible for:

    • accreditation of professional programmes and the promotion of careers in the education profession;
    • professional development
    • strategic planning and communications; and
    • policy development.

    Beth joined the GTCW in 2000 and worked as the Council’s Professional Development and Funding Manager from 2006 before moving to her current role in 2018.

  • Lisa Winstone

    Director of Finance and Corporate Services

    Lisa is responsible for:

    • financial planning, monitoring and reporting;
    • all financial governance matters, including the audit function;
    • human resources; and
    • corporate support and information systems.

    Lisa joined the Council in November 2018.