Meet our teamCyfarfod a’r tîm

The Climate Change Commission brings together key sectors and organisations across Wales to build agreement on the action needed to tackle climate change in Wales.

The Commission is chaired by Peter Davies, Commissioner for Sustainable Futures.

Members of the Commission represent a wide range of political, business, local authority, third sector and other organisations.

Member Organisations and representatives

  • Arts Council of Wales

    Sian Tomos

    Welsh Arts CouncilCyngor Celfyddydau Cymru

    Arts Council of Wales is the country’s funding and development agency for the arts. Our vision is of a creative Wales where the arts are central to the life of the nation.

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    Joanne Atkinson

    Carbon Trust WalesYmddiriedolaeth Garbon Cymru

    At Carbon Trust Wales, we strive to provide the best possible resource efficiency advice and guidance to the public sector and business.

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    Sharon Hopkins

    Cardiff and Vale University Health BoardBwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Caerdydd a’r Fro

    Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest NHS organisations in Wales.

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    Dr Lorraine Whitmarsh

    Cardiff University, School of PsychologyPrifysgol Caerdydd, Ysgol Seicoleg

    With interest and expertise in the psychological and social dimensions of environmental, risk and sustainability issues, specialising in public engagement with climate change and low-carbon lifestyles.

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    Paul Allen

    Centre for Alternative TechnologyCanolfan y Dechnoleg Amgen (CAT)

    CAT is an education and visitor centre demonstrating practical solutions for sustainability.

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  • children-in-wales

    Ed Janes

    Children in WalesPlant yng Nghymru

    Children in Wales is the national umbrella body for organisations and individuals who work with children,young people and their families in Wales.

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    David Proctor

    Confederation of British IndustryCydffederasiwn Diwydiant Prydeinig

    The CBI is the UK’s premier business lobbying organisation, providing a voice for employers at a national and international level.

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    Derek Osborn & Helen Nelson

    Cynnal Cymru | Sustain WalesCynnal Cymru | Sustain Wales

    Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for sustainable development in Wales.

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  • EST-logo

    Duncan McCombie

    Energy Saving TrustYmddiriedolaeth Arbed Ynni

    Energy Saving Trust is the number one organisation helping householders, governments, businesses and organisations save energy every day.

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  • Federation-of-small-businesses

    Iestyn Davies

    Federation of Small BusinessesFfederasiwn Busnesau Bach

    The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms.

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    Prof. Hywel Thomas

    Cardiff university & Higher Education sectorHigher Education sector

    Professor Hywel Thomas is a Professor of Civil Engineering, and Pro Vice-Chancellor – Research, Innovation and Engagement at Cardiff University.

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    Clive Walmsley

    Natural Resources WalesCyfoeth Naturiol Cymru

    Natural Resources Wales was formed in April 2013 to make sure that the environment and natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, sustainably enhanced and sustainably used, now and in the future.

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    Jim Poole

    Natural Resources WalesCyfoeth Naturiol Cymru

    Jim Poole works Natural Resources Wales and chairs the Commission’s Adaptation sub-group which promotes climate adaptation issues in Wales .

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    Bernard Llewellyn

    NFU Cymru & Chair of Land-use sub-groupNFU Cymru a Chadeirydd is-grŵp Defnyddio Tir

    Chaired by Bernard Llewellyn, NFU Cymru, this group provides an advisory and monitoring role on issues covering agriculture, land use, land use change, forestry, and the food chain.

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    Jane Lorimer

    Sustrans & Chair of Transport sub-groupSustrans & Chadeirydd is-grŵp Trafnidiaeth Cynaliadwy

    Sustrans is a charity enabling people to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys. The Sustainable Transport sub-group supports efforts to reduce the environmental impacts of travelling and to create an environment where people have access to essential local services without the need to use a car.

  • TUC

    Julie Cook


    The Wales TUC is the voice of Wales at work. With almost 50 affiliated trade unions, the Wales TUC represents nearly half a million workers.

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    Martin Pollard

    Wales Centre for International Affairs (WCIA)Canolfan Materion Rhyngwladol Cymru

    The Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) is a registered charity with a vision that everyone in Wales contributes to creating a fair and peaceful world.

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  • WCVA

    Clare Sain-ley-Berry

    Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)Cyngor Gweithredu Gwirfoddol Cymru (CGGC)

    WCVA supports Wales’ third sector, and have been representing and campaigning for voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities for 80 years.

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  • Wales-environment-link

    James Byrne

    Wales Environment LinkCyswllt Amgylchedd Cymru

    Wales Environment Link (WEL) is the umbrella body for environmental and countryside non-governmental organisations in Wales.

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  • WLGA

    Councillor Neil Rogers & Neville Rookes

    Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)Cymdeithas Llywodraeth Leol Cymru (CLlLC)

    The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) represents the interests of local government and promotes local democracy in Wales.

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  • wales-low-zero-carbon-hub

    Chris Jofeh & Milica Kitson

    Wales Low Zero Carbon HubGrŵp Carbon Isel/Di-garbon Cymru

    The Wales Low/Zero Carbon Hub (WLZCH) was established in April 2009, to take forward the work of reducing carbon emissions from the built environment and help meet Welsh Government targets.

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    Carl Nichols


    WRAP’s vision is a world where resources are used sustainably. They work with businesses and individuals to help them reap the benefits of reducing waste, develop sustainable products and use resources in an efficient way.

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  • wwf

    Jessica McQuade


    WWF Cymru is the Welsh office of WWF-UK. Our team focuses on policy work and lobbying, and aims to ensure that the environment and sustainability are high on the political and media agendas.

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Political parties

  • Plaid-cymru

    Janet Davies

    Plaid CymruPlaid Cymru

    Plaid Cymru wants to build a nation that thrives and prospers as a result of its own strong and sustainable economy with excellent schools and first-class healthcare.

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  • welsh-conservatives

    Russel George AM

    Welsh ConservativesCeidwadwyr Cymru

    Representing the conservative party in Wales.

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  • welsh-liberal-democrats

    Peter Randerson

    Welsh Liberal DemocratsDemocratiaid Rhyddfrydol Cymru

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats want to create opportunity for everyone by building a stronger economy in a fairer society.

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Specialist advisors

  • committee-on-climate-change

    Ute Collier

    UK Committee on Climate ChangePwyllgor y DU ar Newid Hinsawdd

    The Committee on Climate Change (the CCC) is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008, to advise the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on emissions targets and report to Parliament on progress made in reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.

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    Vicky Pope

    The Met OfficeY Swyddfa Dywydd

    As a world-leading weather and climate service, the Met Office works closely with governments, individuals and organisations to share our expert scientific knowledge and advice.

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    Prof. Kevin Anderson

    The Tyndall CentreCanolfan Tyndall

    The Tyndall Centre brings together scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists who are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change.

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