President / Llywydd 2016: Huw Hampson-Jones

The youngest of 5 children, Huw was born in Maesteg, Mid Glamorgan. He attended  Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen and went on to study “Political Theory & Government” at Swansea University. His first position in Industry was a graduate trainee with Unilever at Port Sunlight in the Wirral. Thereafter Huw joined Philips Industries as Personnel Officer in…

President / Llywydd 2014: Tony Harrop-Griffiths

Tony was born in Pontypridd to an art teacher from Pontrhydygroes and a surgeon from Swansea.  He was brought up in Nottingham, Hull and Newport (Mon), from where he went to school in Gloucestershire and to university in Manchester.  He studied history and, as an option in his second year, he learnt some Welsh for…

President / Llywydd 2013: Geoff Walters

Geoff Walters was born in 1952 in Newport and brought up in Crosskeys. He was educated at Newbridge Grammar School before moving to the Midlands to gain a business degree, following which he pursued his studies in London and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He left the profession on qualification and has spent most of…

President / Llywydd 2012: Raymond Fagan

It is with great sadness that we note that Raymond passed away in 2013. Raymond Fagan was born in the historic town of Rhuddlan in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. A Welsh speaker, he was a pupil at Ysgol Glan Clwyd, St Asaph.  Despite an Irish surname his roots are firmly Welsh, with his father’s…