The Board

Tim Sly

The Party President and Chair of the Board


Cllr Sam Bennett

The Deputy Party President


Jane Dodds MS

The Party Leader


Baroness Christine Humphreys

The Party Deputy Leader and Leader of the Group in the UK Parliament


Chloe Hutchinson

The Executive Officer for Policy Development


Cllr Pete Roberts

The Executive Officer for Campaigns & Communications


Chris Passmore

The Executive Officer for Membership Development


Leena Farhat

Diversity Officer


Jon Burree

Chair of Conference Committee and Deputy Chair of the Board


Josh Rutty

Co-Chair of the Young Welsh Liberals

Julian Tandy

State Chair of Candidates and Ordinary Member

Mike O'Carroll

Secretary to the Board and Ordinary Member

Paula Yates

Ordinary Member

Mark Williams

Ordinary Member

William Powell

Ordinary Member

The currently vacant positions on the Board are:


Name Role
VACANT The Executive Officer for Finance & Resources
VACANT The Party Treasurer
VACANT Representative of Representatives on Federal Council

You can find out more about each member of the Board by clicking on their name.


The responsibilities of the Board are:

  1. Approving the Party’s annual budget as proposed by the Finance & Resources
  2. Ensuring the Party is compliant with all relevant legislation;
  3. Maintaining the strategic overview and direction of the Party;
  4. Appoint a line manager for any staff employed by the Party;
  5. Deciding on the Party’s staffing structure;
  6. Developing the Party’s messaging, in collaboration with the Campaigns and Communication Committee and the Policy Development Committee;
  7. Ensuring all Committees fulfil their functions, including by exercising its powers of recall when necessary;
  8. Making any political appointments to external bodies, with all appointments reported to Conference;
  9. Ratifying the memberships of election campaign teams and manifesto working groups, following nominations from the relevant committees;
  10. Ratifying the Party’s election manifestos;
  11. Ensuring that the needs of diverse communities are taken into account across the Party's activities; and
  12. The discharge of such other functions as the Conference or the Constitution shall allocate to it.

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

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