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Members include ministers, external partners and Welsh Government officials


Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice


  • Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language
  • Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Economy
  • Prof Peter Halligan, Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales
  • Dr Anita Shaw, Director of STEM powered Learning
  • Susan Jones, Tata Steel
  • Dr David Clubb, Director of Afallen
  • Cerys Furlong, CEO at Chwarae Teg
  • Wendy Sadler MBE, Director of Science Made Simple
  • Nikki Giant, The Girl Lab
  • Dr Louise Bright, Director of Research and Business Engagement at the University of South Wales
  • Prof Hilary Lappin-Scott, Director Lappin-Scott Consulting Ltd
  • Shirley Rogers, Director of Careers Wales
  • Jessica Leigh Jones MBE, CEO and co-founder of iungo solutions
  • Gayathri Eknath, astrophysics PhD student at Cardiff University
  • Maria Rossini, Head of Education at the British Science Association
  • Pana Letsou, CREST Product Manager at the British Science Association
  • Clare Davies, Research, Innovation and Engagement Manager at HEFCW
  • Eluned Parrott, Head of Institute of Physics Wales
  • Professor Meena Upadhyaya, Welsh Government Non-Executive Director and advocate for promoting equality, diversity, community cohesion, and integration.
  • Uzo Iwobi, Specialist Adviser on Equalities to the First Minister and the Welsh Government
  • Dr Youmna Mouhamad, Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellow at University of South Wales and Director of Myana Naturals

The board is supported by Welsh Government officials.