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Jacqui Evans

Committee Secretary and Head of Corporate Services

Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee

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Unit G1, Main Ave, Treforest Industrial Estate, Pontypridd, CF37 5YL

About Me

Committee Secretary and Head of Corporate Services

Jacqui joined the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSCC) as Committee Secretary and Head of Corporate Services in June 2021.

Jacqui joined the NHS in 2014, and has held senior governance and compliance roles in Cardiff and Vale UHB, Swansea Bay UHB, Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB, and the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP). She has gained a broad experience during her time in the NHS and has a track record of delivery across a number of areas including developing and strengthening governance, compliance and risk management frameworks, managing pan-Wales corporate services functions and leading the governance and communications elements for major projects.

Prior to joining the NHS, Jacqui was the Deputy Monitoring Officer (Committee Secretary equivalent) & Head of Corporate Communications & Democratic Services for a Fire & Rescue Authority for 7 years, supporting 25 elected members across six Local Authorities. During her career she has also undertaken UK wide roles with the Crown Prosecution Service, Her Majesty’s Court Service and the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).

Jacqui directly supports the Managing Director, Sian Lewis and WHSCC Chair, Kate Eden, in developing strong, efficient and effective corporate governance systems, processes and culture.

She is a student member of the Institute of the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) and has an Executive Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Cardiff University.