Huw Jones was formerly Chief Executive of S4C for almost 12 years between 1994-2005, following a successful career as an independent television producer, entrepreneur and performer. During his time as Chief Executive of S4C, Huw Jones chaired the Channel's commercial subsidiary and was Director of SDN Ltd, the digital terrestrial TV licence holder. He also chaired the Celtic Media Festival for three years.
Huw has been a prominent figure in Welsh language music and media since the late 1960s. He was one of the co-founders of record company Sain and was the company's Managing Director until 1981. He was co-founder of one of the first independent television production companies Teledu'r Tir Glas in Caernarfon in 1981 producing and overseeing entertainment, factual and children's programmes until taking up his post in S4C. Huw played a key role in the establishment of TV facilities company Barcud Ltd and chaired the company between 1981-1993. Huw was also the first Chair of TAC (Association of Welsh Independent Television Producers).
Huw was brought up in Cardiff. He studied Modern Languages at Jesus College, Oxford. He first came to prominence as a pop singer and TV presenter. Huw is currently Chair of Portmeirion Ltd, Deputy Chair of the Wales Employment and Skills Board and a Member of the Welsh Language Board. He is a member of the RSPB Council, and is Vice Chair of the Nant Gwrtheyrn Language Learning Centre.
Rheon has a background in Accounting and Financial Management and is CPFA qualified. Rheon has both public and private sector financial experience and has been associated over many years with a range of boards and audit committees, including a period whilst working as a Director for Deloitte & Touche LLP.
In 2005 he set up his own consultancy working for a number of core clients on financial management, efficiency agenda developments and governance assignments. He is currently the Chair of CIPFA in South Wales and sits on the Institute's Regional Council. He is also Treasurer of Urdd Gobaith Cymru (Wales League of Youth). Rheon is Chair of the S4C Authority Audit and Risk Management Committee.
Before his appointment as Vice Chairman, he was a member of the Authority from 20/11/2006.
01/04/2010 - 31/03/2014
A graduate of Welsh literature from UCW Aberystwyth, Glenda went on to read Medieval Welsh at Aberystwyth, including a period at St John's College Cambridge, before gaining her PhD in 1990 from UCW. Having worked in broadcasting for over 20 years Glenda spent 15 years working for the BBC in Cardiff in their Television Production Department - 10 years as a Senior Executive for the Corporation and working ultimately as Chief Assistant to Controller Wales.
In 2000 she ventured into the freelance media and communications market and worked on a variety of managerial and production projects. Glenda was a member of BAFTA Cymru's Management Committee (2000-2006), chairing that Committee (2003-2005). Glenda is currently Chair of the trustees of the Ryan Davies Memorial Fund.
Over the past 5 years Glenda has spent an increasing amount of her time working in the field of training and facilitation for both public and private sector clients and has recently qualified as an Estyn lay inspector. Glenda is a member of the S4C Authority Content Committee and the Complaints and Compliance Committee.
01/04/2010 - 31/03/2014
Councillor John Davies is currently the Leader of Pembrokeshire County Council. He was a member of the Authority's previous Cabinet with responsibility for Children, Education and the Welsh Language during a time of great change in the Primary Education Sector of Pembrokeshire. He is a former director of the WJEC examination Board and Welsh Books Council.
For nine years he was the rural voice on the Electricity Consumer Council and subsequently became a member of Energywatch Wales. John is also a former Deputy Presiding Officer of the Welsh Local Government Association for which he was spokesman for Education and Lifelong Learning for many years.
Since 2008 he has been Principal Leader of all Local Authorities in Wales. Between 2004 and 2008 he was a member of the Welsh Assembly Government ministerial advisory panel for School Standards and Improvement and until 2008 represented Wales on the National Employers Organisation for School Teachers. He is a member of Dyfed - Powys Police Authority. John is a member of the S4C Authority Content Committee and the Audit and Risk Management Committee.