Chair of the Board

Welsh Athletics is seeking an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Chair to lead its Board. We are looking for an experienced individual with strong critical thinking skills who is capable of applying independent judgment to work effectively with other non-executive directors.

Welsh Athletics is a leading sports governing body with an ambitious vision for modernising and developing our sport. We believe we can both inspire a generation of future stars and motivate a population to run their way to a healthier lifestyle.
If you’d like to be at the forefront of delivering this for Wales, this is the role for you.


Welsh Athletics' vision is to create a world class athletics development programme and to grow athletics to be the biggest sport in Wales through participation and opportunity.

We are committed to be the sector leading National Governing Body of sport in Wales and truly live our values of trusted, respected, ambitious and of excellence, fun and together.

Additional information

Our online application process invites you to enter your contact details and then upload your current curriculum vitae and a supporting letter highlighting your suitability and interest for this role.

Role Profile

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Please download the role profile opposite for full details
Closing dates for applications: Wednesday, 16th Jan 2019
Interviews in the week commencing Monday 20th January 2019.

Click here to complete our equality monitoring survey, then return here and click 'Apply for this Job' at the top right to begin your application online.

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We appoint using an open and transparent system based on current best practice and if you need any assistance in completing your application or require an alternative format, please contact:


Andrew Thomas, Welsh Athletics    029 20 649 844 / 07523 039 115
Cardiff International Sports Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

Please note:

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