Chief Executive. Sian Morgan is Hafan Cymru’s Chief Executive, being ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the business’s long and short term plans on behalf of the Board of Management, whilst also acting as a direct liaison between the Board and Management of the Association.
Sian has worked successfully for a variety of Government bodies and private sector organisations during the last 40 years. Her specialism is within organisation development/growth and relationship building, having worked for many years in this field with a range of businesses and stakeholders.
In her spare time Sian was previously a trustee of a community charity, which offers childcare, training and family support services, and, was proudly one of the first centres to achieve the Children and Young People’s Participation Standards. Sian was an active and supportive member of the Board during times when austerity measures were starting to impact and was able to support the Centre Manager through some key business challenges and although no longer a Trustee keeps in contact with the centre and offers support as needed.
Sian is a committed lifelong learner from a human resources background, who has also designed and participated in a wide range of management development programmes and achieved a variety of work-based qualifications, culminating in membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in 1992.
Head of Operations. Trish has worked for Hafan Cymru since 1999. Trish’s expertise includes Housing; Domestic Abuse; Social Care and Support work; Staff training; Independent living skills; Safeguarding of Children & Adults; Counselling, and the Health and Social care sector. Trish is responsible for all Operational services and staff across North Wales providing Strategic Direction and Leadership. Trish is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and represents Hafan Cymru on all the North Wales Strategic Forums, including the Domestic Abuse Forum and Homeless Forum. Trish represents the business as the lead contact for all Local Authorities in her region.
Head of Finance: Julie Phillips A.C.A , BA Hons has been with the organisation since 2012. She has worked in the affordable housing and support sector for 12 years, prior to that she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Business Assurance and Audit . She has a wealth of knowledge in social housing finance management.
Head of Business Development & Projects; Sharon Hughes joined the Senior Management Team (SMT) in May 2016 as Head of Strategic Partnerships & Strategy. Sharon’s previous experience involved working strategically with key organisations in the public sector. She brings a wealth of knowledge from housing, employment, training and disability. Her role in Hafan Cymru is to develop new and current partnerships with strategic stakeholders. Sharon will lead on developing and maintaining a comprehensive understanding of Sector Policy and Legislation. Establishing high level strategic relationships with key stakeholders, commissioners, strategic and local partners. Providing expert advice and guidance to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Senior Management Team (SMT), Chairperson & Board on key strategic issues.