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19 March 2019



We are delighted that David Melding has joined the Wales Board of the Foundation.


Born in Neath, David has degrees in politics from Cardiff University and in government from the College of William and Mary, Virginia USA (where he has returned frequently as a visiting lecturer).


Between 1989 and 1996 he was Deputy Director at the Welsh Centre for International Affairs.  


Since 1999 he has been a member of the National Assembly for Wales where he has served as Deputy Presiding Officer.  He is currently on the Board of Gorwel, an independent non-party Welsh think tank.  This reflects his long-standing interests in governance and policy issues.


In 2018 David was awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list for his services to political and public life.


David brings a wealth of experience to our Board and we look forward to his contribution to our work.






David Melding