Governance

South Wales Outdoor Providers Group (SWOAPG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in Wales (No 11492917).

SWOAPG is managed by a Steering Group comprising up to 12 Members, some of whom have also chosen to serve as our Company Directors.

A Coordinator, engaged by the Board of Directors through a paid contract for services, operates our day-to-day business in accordance with strategies, policies, practices and priorities agreed by the Board of Directors, the Steering Group and Members. The Coordinator also acts as our Company Secretary and attends (but has no vote at) meetings of the Steering Group and Board of Directors.

Our Steering Group Members
ForenameSurnameBusiness / OrganisationRole(s)Elected
StephenBirdLoadedUKJul 2020
SteffanDaviesHawk Adventures / Hawk AssociatesJul 2020
SimonFentonGower AdventuresNov 2019
CJGriffithsBrecon Adventures LtdNov 2019 (Director to Aug 2020)
WillKilnerAdventures with Will2012 & Nov 2019
RogerLeeIndependentDirector, Acting Chair2018 (Director Jul 2020)
KatieLloydPrinces Trust Cymru2017
NeilMcMullenBlue Ocean ActivitiesNov 2019
JethroMooreAdventure Beyond Ltd2010 & Nov 2019
StephenParsonsIndependentNov 2018
SteveRaynerSteve Rayner Outdoor PursuitsCoordinator, Secretary
EmyrReesAtlantic Outdoors2016 (Director Apr 2018 - Nov 2019)
TomSampsonHampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain CentreJul 2020
MarkSoanesCall of the Wild LtdDirector2010 & Nov 2019 (Director Nov 2018)
IeuanStarksSchool Camp LtdDirector, Treasurer2016 (Director Apr 2018)
NickWinderTirabad Residential Education Centre2013 & Nov 2019

SWOAPG’s operations are governed by Articles of Association and Terms of Reference: