Directors of Education - Contact Details

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Lynn Phillips

Director of Education

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Katrina Edmunds 

Postal Address: Anvil Court, Church Street, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 1DB

Bridgend County Borough Council

Lindsay Harvey

Corporate Director for Education and Family Support

Responsibilities: Education, Family Support Services

Personal Assistant: Michelle Lachetta

Postal Address: Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB

Caerphilly County Borough Council

Keri Cole 

Chief Education Officer

Responsibilities: School Improvement and Support Services, Adult and Community Education, Youth Services, Libraries, Inclusion Services and SEN, Arts Development, Framework Partnership Support

Personal Assistant: Gwenda Butler

Postal Address: Education & Lifelong Learning Directorate, Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, CF82 7EP

Cardiff County Council

Melanie Godfrey

Director of Education & Lifelong Learning

Responsibilities: Early Years Education, Statutory Years Education, School sixth Forms, Youth Service, Adult and Community Education

Personal Assistant: Helen Eager

Postal Address: County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 4UW

Carmarthenshire County Council

E D Gareth Morgans (ADEW Chair)

Director of Education & Children’s Services

Responsibilities: Chief Education Officer; Education Services 

Personal Assistant: Julie Price

Postal Address: Department of Education and Children, Building 2, St David’s Park, Jobs Well Road, Carmarthenshire SA31 3HB

Ceredigion County Council

Meinir Ebbsworth

Corporate Lead Officer - Schools / Chief Education Officer

Responsibilities: Chief Education Officer; Education Services

Personal Assistant: Lis Williams

Postal Address: Neuadd Cyngor Ceredigion, Penmorfa, Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA46 0PA

Conwy County Borough Council

Dr Lowri Brown

Head of Education Services

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Nia Mills

Postal Address: Education Services, Government Buildings, Dinerth Road, Colwyn Bay, LL28 4UL

Denbighshire County Council

Geraint Davies

Acting Head of Education

Responsibilities: Head of Education and Children’s Services

Personal Assistant: Holly Ballard

Postal Address: Council Offices, PO Box 62, Ruthin, LL15 9AZ

Flintshire County Council

Claire Homard

Chief Officer, Education & Youth

Responsibilities: Education & Youth

Personal Assistant: Amanda Davidson

Postal Address: County Hall, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6NB

Gwynedd Council

Garem Jackson

Head of Education

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Annie Sanson

Postal Address: Education Department, Swyddfeydd y Cyngor, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1SH

Isle of Anglesey County Council

Marc Berw Hughes

Director of Education, Skills and Young People

  • Direct Dial: 01248 752 342

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Donna Evans

Postal Address: Council Offices, Llangefni, Anglesey, LL77 7EY

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council:

Sue Walker

Chief Education Officer

Responsibilities: Learning

Personal Assistant: Janice Mcintyre

Postal Address: Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN

Monmouthshire County Council

Will McLean

Chief Officer for Education

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Rebecca Davis

Postal Address: Innovation House, Wales 1, Magor, NP26 3DG

Neath Port Talbot County Borough

Andrew Thomas

Director of Education, Leisure & Lifelong Learning

Responsibilities: Adult Services, Libraries, Museums, Arts, Culture, Sports and Leisure, Children’s Services, Education, Parks

Personal Assistant: Anna Havard

Postal Address: Civic Centre, Port Talbot, SA13 1PJ 

Newport City Council

Sarah Morgan

Chief Education Officer

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Karen Johnson

Postal Address: Education Support Office, Room 418 W, Civic Centre, Newport, NP20 4UR

Pembrokeshire County Council

Steven Richards-Downes

Director for Children and Schools / Chief Education Officer

Responsibilities: Education Service, Social Services, Sports Development, Catering Services

Personal Assistant: Kate Ruloff

Postal Address: County Hall, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1TP

Powys County Council

Lynette Lovell

Director of Education and Children

Responsibilities: School Improvement, Additional Learning Needs and Inclusion, School Modernisation, 21st Century Schools Programme, WESP, Admissions and Transport

Personal Assistant: Jenni Connolly

Postal Address: Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5LG

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Gaynor Davies

Director of Education and Inclusion Services

Responsibilities: 21st Century Schools, School Organisation, Education Support and Improvement, School Admissions, Education Support Services, Attendance and Wellbeing Service, Inclusion Service, Transformation & Data Systems Service

Personal Assistant: Tracey Morgan

Postal Address: Education and Lifelong Learning, Tŷ Trevithick, Abercynon, Mountain Ash, CF45 4UQ

Swansea City & County Council

Helen Morgan-Rees

Director of Education

Responsibilities: Education, Schools

Personal Assistant: Natalie Gedrych

Postal Address: Education Department, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3SN

Torfaen County Borough Council

To be confirmed

Head of Education Service

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Tracey Hall

Postal Address: Education Service, Civic Centre, Pontypool, NP4 6YB

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Paula Ham

Director of Learning & Skills

Responsibilities: Community Learning, Resources, Catering, ICT and Data for Schools, Admissions, Governor Support, ALN, LAC/EAL, Youth, Libraries, School Improvement, The Arts

Personal Assistant: Jacquie Jones

Postal Address: Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry CF63 4RU

Wrexham County Borough Council

Karen Evans

Chief Officer Education and Early Intervention

Responsibilities: Statutory Education Officer; Education Services; Inclusion Services; Youth Justice Services; Adult Community Learning; Access, Admissions and School Places

Personal Assistant: Eirian Lightfoot

Postal Address: 3 rd Floor Lambpit Street, Wrexham LL11 1AR



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