Editor – Dr Sulien Morgan
Nick Ramsay was elected as Welsh Conservative Assembly Member for Monmouth in May 2007 and was Shadow Minister for Local Government and Public Services until October 2008 when he was appointed Shadow Minister for Finance. He was appointed Shadow Minister for Business, Enterprise & Technology, Chair of Enterprise & Business Committee 2011-2014.
Gwynoro Jones is a former MP for Carmarthen. He was a Member of the Council of Europe and PPS to Roy Jenkins. He was Chair of the SDP and Alliance in Wales in the 1980’s, Chair of National Committee SDP 1982-87 and National Committee Liberal Democrats 1989-92. Between 1994-2012 he worked as a Schools’ Inspector. He is currently a Consultant, and is a campaigner for both PR and Home Rule.
Neil McEvoy was elected as Plaid Cymru Assembly Member for South Wales Central in 2016. He is a former Plaid Cymru Shadow Minister for Sport and Tourism. Between 2008-2012 he served as Deputy Leader of Cardiff Council. In May 2017 he was re-elected a local government councillor for Fairwater in Cardiff.
Tariq Awan was elected a councillor for Cardiff county council in November 2016. He served the Grangetown ward of Cardiff.
Dr Supachai Chuenjitwongsa holds a PhD from Cardiff University. His research interests focus on training university academics how to teach, as well as the way in which culture influences teaching and learning in a university. He is originally from Thailand where he used to work as a full-time lecturer and a part-time dental practitioner. He speaks Welsh regularly and always encourages international students to learn Welsh. He has been a volunteer at several Welsh festivals (including the Eisteddfod and Tafŵyl) to support Welsh learners.
Dr Gwen Jones Edwards is originally from Cardiff but now lives and works as a psychiatrist in Glasgow. She has studied both medicine and law, but has many other interests apart from these fields, which include both history and languages. Gwen is also a keen observer of politics.
Huw Davies is a History and Welsh History graduate of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. As a teacher he became a Head of History before joining the BBC’s Education Department. After a period as Head of Public Affairs with Heartbeat Wales / Curiad Calon Cymru and the Sports Council for Wales he worked in the private sector. He also worked at Dyfed’s Education Department and Carmarthenshire College before working with Menter Iaith Rhondda Cynon Taf and the Local Authority. Now retired he has a keen interest in genealogy and has a full programme of voluntary work, family and dog walking commitments. Like his grandfather he is a passionate Welshman, Christian, and Pacifist.
Revd Wynn Vittle is a Welsh speaking ”Pembrokeshire boy” but adopted by Carmarthenshire having lived most of his working life in different parts of the county as a Baptist minister, apart from an eighteen year period in Cardiff when he was Christian Aid’s National Secretary for Wales. Sadly, his wife, Nia, passed away in 2008, but he is fortunate in having a daughter and a son and their families, and a variety of projects to keep him occupied.