President: Kath Whitrow
South and Mid Wales relationship director in the Barclays South Wales corporate team. Clients are SME's across all sectors including large agricultural businesses. Swansea Business Club member since 2005; keen to develop club as a strong voice in business and charitable sectors. 2011/12 nominated charities: Swansea Alzheimer's, Treat Trust Wales. Married, two children.
Deputy President and Secretary: Bruce Roberts
Past roles include regional director of Konica Minolta, associate director of Antur Insurance, director of IT firm BSS, Gwalia Housing Trust chairman. Member of MCC and Lord's Taverners, life member of Gowerton Cricket Club, founder of Killay AFC. Swansea-born, has helped lead fight to bring rail electrification to the city. Joined SBC in 1992, club secretary for seven years.
Treasurer: Tony Dowrick
Relationship director with Santander Corporate Banking, Swansea. Joined in 2008 after 20 years across South Wales with NatWest. Ambassador for Swansea-based health charity Treat Trust Wales. Plays cricket for Mumbles, enjoys golf, sea kayaking and tending his allotment. Port Talbot-born, brought up in Zambia and South Africa before returning to Wales.
Marketing Committee Chair: Hayley Davies
Chief executive of Swansea-based solicitors JCP - one of the first female non-lawyer equity partners at an indigenous Welsh law firm. Joined the firm in 1990. Has MBA from Nottingham Trent University. Director of Age Cymru Swansea Bays main charity board and enterprise board. Born in Swansea. Married with two children in the Armed Forces.
Assistant Secretary: Liz Hope
Secretary of Swansea & District Law Society; tribunal judge. Qualified as a solicitor and worked in private practice before taking senior legal roles within Companies House and Barclays then returning to private practice at Morgan Cole in Swansea. Born and raised in Swansea.
Assistant to the Treasurer: Keith Jeavons
Retired Lloyds TSB business banking manager and advisor. Was with the bank for 32 years. Had secondment with support agency Business Connect and was a self-employed business advisor/consultant. Honorary chairman of Swansea Alzheimer's Society, committee member of Swansea Neighbourhood Watch Association, secretary of Lloyds TSB local pensioners' club.
Management Board Members
CEO of AB Group of Companies, founder and director of AB Glass (Doors & Windows). Director at Architectural Cleaning Services (ACS). Director at Tower Trade Frames (Tower) and Solar Panel Systems (SPS), member of Business in the Community. Executive board member of Swansea Business Club, board member of Swansea Bay Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA).
Chartered accountant, practice director at'law firm Graham Evans & Partners, chairman of Bay Leisure, treasurer trustee of St David's Medical Foundation. Past roles include: Finance Wales non-exec director, Swansea Building Society director & chairman, South Wales Society of Chartered Accountants president, High Sheriff of West Glamorgan. Past business Club president.
Sales and marketing director with South Wales Prescott Jones Insurance Brokers. Previous senior roles with Thomas, Carroll Group and HSBC. Experienced strategic marketer and brand manager with over 25 years experience in financial services. High-level relationship manager. Married with two daughters.
Executive director of business management at social care and housing provider Grwp Gwalia Cyf. Swansea-born, with an MBA and over 30 years experience in business management, marketing and governance. Director of Gwalia Housing Trust, sits on the Gwalia executive board and is vice-chair of the finance and business management committee.
Partner in growing Swansea-based property specialists CLC Chartered Surveyors, formed in 2009. Previously with Dawsons Estate Agents, Rowland Jones and Partners, and Lambert Smith Hampton. Has Property Management and Valuation degree and Assessment of Professional Competence. Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Founder of Swansea-based 3D animation company iCreate, Dawn also devotes time to the Swansea Bay Futures Network, the Swansea Foundation, and is on Swansea Business Club's marketing committee. Passionate about spreading positive messages about Swansea, she enjoys walking and camping in Gower. Educated at Swansea Metropolitan University.
Director and co-founder of Tower Media which specialises in media and presentation training for the private, public and voluntary sectors as well as film making for use on a variety of platforms. Former news anchor and chief reporter for BBC TV's Wales Today and senior journalist with BBC Radio and network TV. Reported from US, Asia and Europe. Made numerous documentaries.
Chartered accountant and, since 1997, a partner at Swansea-based Bevan & Buckland. Specialises in owner managed businesses and the not for profit sector. Advises on matters such as business sales and acquisitions, systems and controls, profitability and raising bank finance. Lives in Penclawdd with partner and son. A keen Swansea City supporter.