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Meet the Board

The Board currently consists of thirteen members, including the Chairperson and two deputies. The Cabinet Secretary for Education announced on 15 June 2017 that the Chair and Deputies had been appointed through the public appointments process. EWC then published an advert to recruit Board members, who were appointed on 31 July 2017, following a sifting process. A further four members were appointed in the same way, and their appointments commenced from January 2019.

Hazel Hagger Chairperson – Dr Hazel Hagger
Former Director of Professional Studies, Oxford University Department of Education
Aine Lawlor photo Deputy – Dr Áine Lawlor
Former CEO, Teaching Council Ireland
Olwen McNamara photo Deputy – Professor Olwen McNamara
Professor of Teacher Education, University of Manchester
Beth Dickson photo Member – Dr Beth Dickson
Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow
Catherine Evans photo Member – Catherine Evans
Assistant Director, Estyn
Tracy Jones photo Member – Tracy Jones
Headteacher, Merllyn Primary School, Flintshire
penny lewis Member – Penny Lewis
HM Inspector, Estyn
Sarah Lewis photo Member – Sarah Lewis
HM Inspector, Estyn
Gemma Long photo Member – Gemma Long
Head of Education Quality and Policy, University of Cambridge
Robert Newsome Photo Member – Robert Newsome, OBE
Head Teacher, Ysgol Bro Dinefwr
RichardParsons Member – Richard Parsons
Education Consultant
Anita Rees photo Member – Anita Rees
Former Acting Headteacher, Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera