Ann Evans reappointed Chair of Qualifications Wales’s Board

Wednesday 24 Jan 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams has announced the re-appointment of Ann Evans as Chair of Qualifications Wales.

Ann was originally appointed as Chair of Qualifications Wales in March 2015 for an initial term of three years following a public appointments process and will continue as Chair for a further 18 months.

She has been an independent education consultant since 2012, following four years as Chief Executive of Careers Wales Mid Glamorgan and Powys. Her earlier positions include Assistant Chief Executive of the Qualifications Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales. Prior to this Ann was first a school teacher followed by being a lecturer and manager in Further Education.

Confirming the decision the Cabinet Secretary said: ‘I attach great importance to the role of Qualifications Wales and the work of its Chair. Ann brings a deep understanding of education and impressive expertise in quality assurance and regulation of qualifications to the role. I am delighted that Ann has accepted my offer to continue as Chair’

Ann Evans said: 'It has been a privilege to be a part of the formation and development of Qualifications Wales and I am very pleased to be reappointed as Chair. With our strong Board and highly professional staff I look forward with confidence and enthusiasm to the next eighteen months”.