ROD JONES ELECTED CHAIR OF CRICKET WALES
Rod Jones - Chairman of Cricket Wales
At its first meeting held on 18th October the new
Cricket Wales Board has elected Rod Jones as its new Chair for the next twelve
Rod is a former Chair of the Welsh Clubs Cricket Conference
and is currently Deputy Chair of the new South East Wales Cricket League. He
chairs the SEWCL Disciplinary Committee and is also Chair, player and former
Captain and Junior Coach of Monkswood Cricket Club in Monmouthshire.
Professionally Rod is Managing Director of Tata Steel UK
Consulting Limited, an international steel consulting group.
He possesses extensive professional experience within
leadership, strategic planning, financial control, change and performance
management. He has successfully applied a number of these skills across Welsh
recreational cricket in recent years.
“I am honoured to have been elected Chair of Cricket Wales
for the next twelve months and thank the new Board for the confidence they have
placed in me to play such a key role. The new Board is in place which now
comprises a good mix of Recreational Directors, Independent Directors and
"It is vital that Cricket Wales builds on past successes and
becomes ever more relevant to clubs, leagues, regions and associations
throughout Wales. At the same time we
will seek to further develop our relationship with Glamorgan CCC to our mutual
benefit as together we meet the challenges the game faces.
"I would like to take this opportunity to offer my sincere
thanks to former Chair Roger Morris who has shown great leadership over the
past five years, particularly in modernising the governance of Cricket Wales.
"I would also like to place on record my thanks to former
Recreational Board Directors Robin Varley, Neil Hobbs, Peter Williams and Peter
Brett who have all served CW and cricket in Wales over many years. I hope that their
support and commitment will continue long into the future.
Finally I want all volunteers who are the life blood of our
game to know how highly we value their contribution.”