Geraint James, of Craig Cefn Parc in the Swansea Valley has been appointed honorary Treasurer of Hanfod Cymru – the grant-making charity which distributes funds to other charities across Wales.
Speaking today, Deris Williams, Chair of Hanfod Cymru said:
“The other Board members of Hanfod Cymru are delighted to be welcoming Geraint James to join them as Honorary Treasurer. He comes with a wealth of experience in the public, voluntary and private sectors. He also brings to the board his abilities as a Chartered Accountant.”
In response, Geraint James said:
“I am very glad indeed to now be joining the Hanfod Cymru Board, having been involved with establishing Loteri Cymru in its early days. A minimum of 20% of Loteri Cymru gross ticket sale proceeds is channelled to good causes in Wales through Hanfod Cymru and I hope that alongside Deris and the other Trustees we can make a real difference to charities across Wales, and through them the lives of many people across Wales.”
Geraint has over twenty-five years of experience as a Chartered Accountant. After several years as the Finance Director of the Wales Tourist Board, Geraint went to the National Botanic Garden of Wales and began to specialise in charities. He has extensive experience as a Trustee, and grant distribution processes. Geraint is the deputy Chairman of Mudiad Meithrin. He is also Treasurer of Mirus, the charity that supports people with learning difficulties. He is the father of four children and is a keen Swansea AFC Supporter.