Head of Oxfam Cymru
Kirsty joined us in 2014 from being a Deputy Director at one of Wales' leading think tanks, the Institute of Welsh Affairs. As well as having been a local councillor in Cardiff since 2008, Kirsty has previously served as a cabinet member for Health Social Care and Wellbeing. In 2010 Kirsty chaired a Cardiff Council Enquiry into Trafficking for the Purposes of Sexual Exploitation and was founding Chair of the Women's Equality Network in Wales from 2010 - 2014.
As Head of Oxfam Cymru, Kirsty shapes and leads an integrated programme challenging poverty in Wales. Kirsty oversees Oxfam's policy, advocacy, campaigns and communications in Wales, as well as our programme activity. Kirsty is also plays a leading role within the Disasters Emergency Committee in Wales. With her strong background in Welsh politics and local government, Kirsty brings a strong commitment to social justice to Oxfam Cymru's work to end poverty and suffering, locally & globally, making this central to public & political life in Wales.