Marion Straker, Chair

Marion works as an independent consultant to organisations across Wales with a particular interest in strategic Human Resource Management. She has a background in both the public and private sectors.

Jo Fong

Jo is a director, choreographer and performer working in dance, film, theatre, opera and live art. As an independent artist she has toured her choreographic work throughout the UK and to international festivals.

Dave Morgan, Director Spindogs

Dave has been instrumental in helping Rubicon Dance articulate a new marketing strategy and outside of board meetings has supported senior staff in its implementation.

Gemma Barnett, Operations Manager, Blake Morgan

Gemma runs Cardiff Breakfast Club and has introduced Rubicon to many of the opinion formers and businesses that attend which has been especially useful for our capital fundraising campaign. Gemma is also leading on the business change aspects of Rubicon's strategy and her experience of mergers and acquisitions is proving to be invaluable.

Sheli Miller, International Pricing Manager, Admiral Plc

Recently Sheli lead our Institute of Fundraising project on behalf of the board to help us define our Fundraising Strategy and met with our fundraising consultants and has helped us translate this strategy into a credible plan.

Charlotte Llewellyn

Person Centred Therapeutic Counsellor and former teacher with an interest in social justice and facilitating growth and wellbeing in others. Charlotte has taught in secondary schools and Cardiff Prison, where she also became involved in their restorative justice programme.

Paul Whittaker, Artist, Writer, Filmmaker

As well as working with many clients including Rubicon Dance, Arts Council Wales, Sherman Cymru, Channel 4, Public Health Wales and the Old Vic, Paul creates his own work. He recently wrote and directed his autobiographical play - Gods & Kings – to critical acclaim and had his first solo art exhibition at the Hearth Gallery - miscellaneous RULES.

Matt Williams

Matt is an experienced policy and government affairs professional with extensive experience of lobbying all levels of Government in Wales. He has a track record of delivering policy and legislative change in a variety of sectors, from environment and planning, to economic development. Outside of work he is a keen cyclist and past chair of Wales’ largest cycling club, Cardiff Ajax CC – managing a team of volunteers delivering a programme of sport across the city and South Wales.