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
StephenBirdLoadedUKDirectorJul 2020 (Director Jul 2021)
SteffanDaviesHawk Adventures / Hawk AssociatesJul 2020
SimonFentonGower AdventuresNov 2019
LeeGarbettQuest AdventuresNov 2021
DaveGrimesBlue Dot AdventureDirectorNov 2021
PeterJefferyArc AdventuresDec 2021
JethroMooreAdventure Beyond LtdDirector2010 & Nov 2019 (Director Nov 2021)
SteveRaynerSteve Rayner Outdoor PursuitsCoordinator, Secretary
MikeSmithParkwood Outdoors DolygaerNov 2021
MarkSoanesCall of the Wild LtdDirector2010 & Nov 2019 (Director Nov 2018)
IeuanStarksFairways Outdoor Adventures2016 & Nov 2020 (Director Apr 2018-Jul 2021)

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