Our Team

At Sport Wales our greatest assets are our staff.

The delivery of our sector wide Vision is our primary aim and we recognise that at Sport Wales we need to provide our partners with appropriate challenge and support to achieve this.

We want to empower our partners to improve performance and participating in sport in Wales, ensuring that they share responsibility for delivering on ambitious outcomes. Our staff have the knowledge and skills to facilitate this step change on the ground with our partners. We want all our partners to be ambitious for their areas and sports, with our staff helping them to fulfil their potential.


Led by our Chair, Dr Paul Thomas, our Board comprises of 12 highly experienced individuals from all walks of life including education, health, business and of course sport. You can find out more about our Board and Paul by reading our Board Members page.


Our Senior Management Team have responsibility for the overall delivery of our Corporate and Business Plans as well as various elements of organisational development:

  • Chief Executive - Sarah Powell
  • Corporate Director - Andrew Weeks
  • Corporate Director - Peter Curran
  • Corporate Director - Brian Davies

Sport Wales Advisory Group

The group is made up of leading figures from commerce, health, communications, education and leisure and are tasked with providing insight on future challeneges facing the industry and ensuring the long term delivery of our vision for the sports sector in Wales.

You can find out more about the group, including biographies of its members, here.  

Team Wales

We have a growing commitment to becoming a high performing organisation and recognise the important role that collabortating with our partners, both traditional and non-traditional, has on achieving our aim of uniting a proud sporting nation.

With 160 staff based across our four locations in Wales, head office in Cardiff and regional offices in Carmarthen, Deeside and Caernarfon, we take a regional approach to developing sport. To get in touch with any of our offices visit our Contact Us page.

We will be working closer that ever with our key partners, whilst fostering alliances and learning opportunities with new sectors, and provide the strategic glue that will bond all quarters of Welsh sport, from grassroots to elite level.