The Party President

The current Party President is Tim Sly

Tim Sly

About Tim:

Tim joined the party in Swansea in 1979 and served as a member of Halton Borough Council, as well as standing as a candidate for Wrexham in both Senedd and Parliamentary elections.

Tim runs a green technology company and has worked in leadership roles across a range of not-for-profit organisations in the UK, USA and Europe.

He is now the Party President of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and chairs the Welsh Board.


Local Party:

  • Wrexham and Clwyd South


The responsibilities of the Party President are to:

  1. Be the principal public representative of Party Members;
  2. Chair the meetings of, and ensure the proper functioning of, the Board;
  3. Carry ultimate responsibility for fulfilling the duties of the Board;
  4. Report on their activities, and those of the Board, to the Conference;
  5. Ensure any working groups established by the Board are kept informed of any relevant decisions made by the Board or Committees;
  6. Ensure the needs of diverse communities are considered and acted upon in all their work;
  7. Work with the Executive Officers, Board members, elected representatives and party members in the best interests of the Party;
  8. Act as a budget holder for the activities of the Board, and ensure compliance with any financial procedures put in place by the Finance and Resources Committee; and
  9. Discharge such other functions as the Conference or the Constitution shall allocate to them.

Further details can be found in the Party's constitution.


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