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Erica Cassin has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board of Careers Wales, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething has announced today.

First published:
7 March 2022
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The Minister has also appointed James Harvey as a member of the Board.

Both appointments run from 1 February 2022, for a three year period.

Careers Wales, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government, provides an all age, impartial, bilingual, careers information, advice and guidance service.

Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething said:

“The role of the CCDG Board is of great importance, it has a key role in delivering the Careers Wales’ remit and ensuring the service achieves maximum impact. Careers Wales have a critical role in delivering access to advice, guidance and support to individuals into good quality employment.

“I am delighted to welcome our new appointees to the Careers Wales Board. I look forward to working with them."

The role of CCDG Chair is remunerated at £337 per day, based on a maximum of 40 days per year. A CCDG Board Member is an unpaid voluntary position with an annual commitment of a minimum 10 days.

All appointment have been made in accordance with the Governance Code on Public Appointments.

All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process. In accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for the political activity of appointees (if any declared) to be published. Both appointees have declared no political activity.