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Minister appoints Two Members to the Careers Wales Board

First published:
30 January 2018
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The appointments will run from 17 November 2017 to 16 November 2020.

Careers Wales, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of the Welsh Government, provides high quality, bilingual, impartial careers information, advice and guidance to people of all ages.

Liz Harris is a retired NHS professional with considerable nursing and management experience.  She is an experienced manager with expertise in workforce planning and learning and development.

Emma Richards is a Senior Manager in Chwarae Teg leading on the design and delivery of leadership, management and career development opportunities for women across Wales.  Following open competition she returns to the Board for a second time bringing a wealth of Board level experience.   

The post of Board Member is an unpaid voluntary position with a commitment of a minimum 8 days. Neither appointee has declared any political activity. 

Announcing the appointments, the Minister said:

“I attach great importance to role of the CCDG Board and the accountability relationship between Chair, Board Members and Welsh Ministers.”

"The CCDG Board has a key role in delivering Careers Wales’ remit and ensuring the service achieves maximum impact. I look forward to working with them."