Rhian Davies

Chief Executive

DW Chief Executive, Rhian Davies, standing in front of a white wall and smiling broadly at the camera. She has light short hair and is wearing a bright pink floral top. A Disability Wales lanyard hangs from her neck.

Rhian Davies, Chief Executive of Disability Wales since 2001 is a longstanding advocate of disability rights and equality. Rhian is a member of Welsh Government’s Disability Rights Taskforce and chaired its Independent Living (Social Care) Working Group. She chaired the Disability Equality Forum Steering Group which coproduced the influential report Locked Out: Liberating the Lives and Rights of Disabled People in Wales beyond Covid-19 (2021).  Rhian is Vice-Chair of Women’s Equality Network Wales and a Trustee of Wales Council for Voluntary Action.

Rhian is responsible for the management and development of Disability Wales, including implementing work programmes, managing the staff and financial and material resources of the organisation, and ensuring that Disability Wales meets its legal obligations.  Rhian represents the organisation in various partnerships and supports the Directors to fulfil their roles and responsibilities.

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