Glas Cymru appoints new non executive director


Welsh Water parent Glas Cymru, has appointed Debra Bowen Rees to non-executive director to start on1st January 2020. She succeeds Menna Richards who retired in June following nine years in the role and after being a senior independent director since 2014.

Bowen Rees (pictured) is chief executive of Cardiff Airport and a board member for the Airport Operators Association. She said: “Having led the Cardiff Airport team since 2014, I have overseen a period of huge transformation in a tightly regulated industry; all experience that I can now bring to Glas Cymru over the coming years.”

Chairman of Glas Cymru, Alastair Lyons, said: “[Bowen Rees'] experience of managing substantial and ambitious change and investment projects will be invaluable as we tackle the long-term challenges set out in our strategic vision.