Directors of Education - Contact Details

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Luisa Munro-Morris

Interim Director of Education

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Judith Cosgrove 

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 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

Director of Education & Children’s Services

Responsibilities: Chief Education Officer; Education Services 

Personal Assistant: Jade Howells 

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

Ceredigion County Council

Elen James

Corporate Lead Officer for Lifelong Learning and 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: Ceri Probert

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

Flintshire County Council

Claire Homard (ADEW Chair)

Chief Officer, Education & Youth

Responsibilities: Education & Youth

Personal Assistant: Rachel Padfield

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

Gwynedd Council

Gwern ap Rhisiart

Head of Education

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Ffion Griffith

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: Deborah Bennett 

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

Neath Port Talbot Council

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: Deena Cook

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

Dr. Richard Jones

Director of Education

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

Personal Assistant: Rose Binks

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

Andrew Powles

Head of Education Service

Responsibilities: Education Services

Personal Assistant: Tracey Hall

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

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Liz Jones

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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