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Members include ministers, external partners and Welsh Government officials


Jane Hutt MS, Deputy Minister and Chief Whip


  • Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education
  • Ken Skates MS, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales
  • Prof Peter Halligan, Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales
  • Dr Anita Shaw, Director of STEM powered Learning
  • Susan Jones, Tata Steel
  • Dr David Clubb, Director of Afallen
  • Cerys Furlong, CEO at Chwarae Teg
  • Wendy Sadler MBE, Director of Science Made Simple
  • Nikki Giant, The Girl Lab
  • Dr Louise Bright, Director of Research and Business Engagement at the University of South Wales
  • Prof Hilary Lappin-Scott, Director Lappin-Scott Consulting Ltd
  • Prof Karen Holford, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Cardiff University
  • Jessica Leigh Jones MBE, CEO and co-founder of iungo solutions
  • Gayathri Eknath, astrophysics PhD student at Cardiff University
  • Maria Rossini, Head of Education at the British Science Association
  • Caitlin Brown, CREST Product Manager at British Science Association
  • Clare Davies, Research, Innovation and Engagement Manager at HEFCW
  • Prof Julie Williams, Director of the Dementia Research Institute at Cardiff University
  • Shirley Rogers, Careers Wales

The work of the Board is supported by Welsh Government officials from the Office for Science, Education, Equalities and Business.