• John Clutton – Business Member and Chair of the Governing Body

    John is the first Chair of Coleg Cambria since the College’s inception on 1 August 2013. He has vast experience and understanding of education having formerly been Director of Education and Children’s Services and Recreation for Flintshire. During his tenure as Director, he was chair of the Flintshire Local Safeguarding Children’s Board, chair of the Children’s and Young People’s Framework Partnership and an Estyn schools Inspector. Following retirement in 2007, he was appointed by the…

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  • Ray Wells – Business Member and Vice-Chair of the Governing Body

    Ray had a long career in the steel industry in a variety of management roles in the United Kingdom and Europe. In the latter part of his career he managed the Corus Colors Total Quality/Business Excellence programme. For many years he was a team leader for the European Excellence and Wales Quality Awards, assessing ‘blue-chip’ organisations across Europe; he has also assessed several of the further education colleges in North Wales as well as high…

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  • Coleg Cambria's Chief Executive David Jones

    David Jones OBE, DL – Chief Executive

    David Jones became Chief Executive of Coleg Cambria on 1 August 2013 David’s current external appointments include chairing the Deeside Enterprise Zone Board and the CBI North Wales Committee, membership of the Collab Group Board, the Confederation of British Industry, (CBI) Wales Council, the City & Guilds Quality & Standards Committee, the City & Guilds Business Council, and the Colleges Wales Board. He is also a member of the Welsh Government European Advisory Group, the…

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  • Rachel Clacher – Business Member

    Rachel is the Co-founder and Director of Moneypenny, the world market leader in telephone answering and outsourced reception services. From a standing start in 2000, with her brother Edward and a mere £10,000 investment, today the company looks after ten million calls a year on behalf of over 8,000 businesses across the UK, employs over 500 people, has just moved into a new flagship HQ in Wrexham and has expanded into the US market. The…

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  • Gareth Davies – Business Member

    Gareth is Head of A350 wing programme at Airbus Broughton and has over 15 years of senior leadership experience in different companies across several European locations. He is a volunteer with the Marford and Gresford Junior Football club, and through his wife with the volunteers of Home-start Wrexham. Gareth is a Link Governor for engineering and construction at the College.

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  • Dr Garth Higginbotham – Co-opted Member

    Starting his career as a lecturer in physics in Northern Ireland, Garth then moved into school-teaching. After briefly working in a private school in England, Garth moved to work in a large comprehensive school in an Education Priority Area in South Wales. Following a year as a teacher trainer in a polytechnic in England, he became one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors, completing his career inspecting schools and colleges across Wales. Since retiring, Garth has worked…

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