Transport for Wales Strengthens Board with the Appointment of Three New Non-Executive Directors

The new board members will join Transport for Wales’ Interim Chair, Nick Gregg and current board members Martin Dorchester and James Price. Board members Peter Kennedy and Brian McKenzie will step down following the board’s next meeting on 2nd July.

The new board members, who will attend their first board meeting on 2nd July, are:

  • Sarah Howells, Head of Customer Service at Welsh furniture manufacturer, Orangebox.
  • Nikki Kemmery, Head of Health and Safety at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water.
  • Alison Noon-Jones, Human Resources Director at Leidos Europe.

With the new operator and development partner for the Wales and Borders rail service and South Wales Metro having recently been appointed, Sarah, Nikki and Alison join the board at a pivotal time. They will strengthen and diversify Transport for Wales’ board, bringing a wealth of valuable expertise and experience in customer service, health and safety, and human resources.

Welcoming the appointments, Transport for Wales’ Interim Chair, Nick Gregg said:

“Transport for Wales has a crucial role to play in spearheading the long-term future vision for integrated transport in Wales. This vision is transformational and will have a significant impact on the people, communities and businesses of Wales. We now need to ensure that we continue to develop Transport for Wales as an expert organisation that can deliver this vision and Keep Wales Moving.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Sarah, Nikki and Alison to the board as I’m confident that they will have a significant impact on Transport for Wales’ development. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Peter and Brian for their valuable contribution to Transport for Wales and the board over the past few years.”