Members

The Board is a joint-committee of the six local authority leaders and chief executives and advisers from the two universities, two further education colleges and the private sector.

The right to vote is held by the leaders only. 

Vision

The Economic Ambition Board's vision for North Wales is to become:

‘A confident, cohesive region with sustainable economic growth, capitalising on the success of high value economic sectors and our connection to the economies of the Northern Powerhouse and Ireland.’

Leaders

  • Cllr. Dyfrig Siencyn Chair / Leader, Gwynedd Council
  • Cllr. Mark Pritchard Vice-Chair / Leader, Wrexham County Borough Council

  • Cllr. Hugh Evans Leader, Denbighshire County Council
  • Cllr. Llinos Medi Huws Leader, Isle of Anglesey County Council
  • Cllr. Charlie McCoubrey Leader, Conwy County Borough Council
  • Cllr. Ian Roberts Leader, Flintshire County Council

Advisers

  • Professor Iwan Davies Vice-Chancellor, Bangor University
  • Dafydd Evans Chief Executive, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai
  • Professor Maria Hinfelaar Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • Askar Sheibani Chair, Business Delivery Board / Chief Executive, Comtek Network Systems (UK) Ltd.
  • Yana Williams Chief Executive, Coleg Cambria

Chief Executives

  • Ian Bancroft Chief Executive, Wrexham County Borough Council
  • Graham Boase Chief Executive, Denbighshire County Council
  • Neal Cockerton Chief Executive, Flintshire County Council
  • Iwan Davies Chief Executive, Conwy County Borough Council
  • Dafydd Gibbard Chief Executive, Gwynedd Council
  • Annwen Morgan Chief Executive, Isle of Anglesey County Council