Community Foundation Wales welcomes four new board members

Community Foundation Wales have welcomed four new trustees on to their board.

Annabel Lloyd has worked across a wide variety of public, private and third sector organisations, mainly as a communications consultant. Annabel recently re-joined the world of freelance to get involved in a wider variety of activities and this has included her joining the board of trustees at Community Foundation Wales. Annabel is based in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan.

Samsunear Ali, of Cardiff, has 25 years’ experience of working in the private, public and the voluntary sector and is currently the Deputy CEO of BAWSO, an organisation providing specialist services to BME communities affected by domestic abuse and other forms of Violence Against Women. Her work involves lobbying and campaigning on Violence Against Women’s issues and she represents BAWSO both locally and nationally.

Sarah Corser is a Principal Associate with the national law practice, Shoosmiths and has experience of working with vulnerable families as well as supporting a number of charities who work with those who have suffered a mental or physical injury. Sarah is from Meifod, Montgomeryshire.

Gwyn Owen, of Beddgelert, Gwynedd, comes from a technical and legal background and has spent most of his career in dispute resolution, both as arbitrator at the ICC Court in Paris and in international mediation.

Alun Evans, Chair of Community Foundation Wales, said

“We are delighted to welcome the four new trustees to the Community Foundation Wales board.

They bring with them a wide range of experience from a variety of sectors and their collective skills will go a long way to support our work in inspiring people to give, helping Welsh communities to thrive and changing lives together.’’

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