Council Leader, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council
Councillor Andrew Morgan is from Mountain Ash in the Cynon Valley and has been a County Borough Councillor since 2004 representing the ward of Mountain Ash West.
Councillor Morgan was formerly an employee of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council before standing for election to represent his local community.
He was appointed to the Cabinet in 2008 and was the Cabinet Member for Transport, Customer Care and Emergency Planning for four years before being given the portfolio for Frontline Services. He became Leader of the Council in May 2014.
Councillor Morgan is Chair of the Joint Shadow Cabinet of the Cardiff Region City Deal and is the Welsh Local Government Association’s Spokesperson for Roads, Infrastructure and Transport as well as the Spokesperson for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Waste. He is also a member of the Welsh Local Government Association Executive Board,
Councillor Morgan has previously Chaired the South East Wales Transport Alliance (Sewta) having earlier served as Vice-Chair.