In April 2022, Hugh Hesketh Evans OBE joined the Board as Independent Member (Community). Hugh has been a county councillor at Denbighshire County Council since June 2004. He was Leader and Lead Member for the Economy and Corporate Governance and had responsibility for Economy, Employability and Skills; Tourism; Major Projects; Future Generations Act; Rhyl Regeneration; Corporate Governance; External Relationships; and Strategic Partnerships up until April 2022. Hugh is also Founder Chairman and Member of the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and has vast experience and knowledge of working with communities. He was awarded his OBE for services to local government ten years ago. You can read more about Hugh here.