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Chairs and secretaries

Every year the region appoints a chair, secretary and vice-chair to represent the Wale region at APSE’s National Council.

APSE Welsh Regional Representatives 

Chair: Cllr Andrea Lewis, Swansea County Council
Deputy Chair: Cllr Mark Wilson, Vale of Glamorgan Council
Secretary: Chris Cutforth, Building Services, Swansea County Council
National Council Representative: Matt Wakelam, Assistant Director - Street Scene, Cardiff City Council

Chairs of Advisory Groups:

APSE Wales – Renewables & Climate Change
Chair: Cllr David A Bithell (Wrexham County Borough Council)
Secretary: Claire Parry (Wrexham County Borough Council)

APSE Wales – FM, Catering & Cleaning
Chair: Cllr Phyl Davies (Powys County Council)
Secretary: Ian Hammond (Powys County Council)

APSE Wales – Housing & Building Maintenance
Chair:  Vacant
Secretary: TBC

APSE Wales – Environmental Services & Highways
Chair: Cllr Michael Michael (Cardiff City & County Council)
Secretary: Matt Wakelam (Cardiff City & County Council)

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.






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