Rachel is a retired Local authority solicitor and retired presiding justice in the Family magistrates’ court. She is a lifelong cricket fan supporting Glamorgan and England cricket for more than 40 years. Rachel was one of the original Premier members and is now a gold 125 member. She is secretary of the Glamorgan Followers and, with her husband, organises monthly luncheons at Sophia Gardens from October to March each year. Rachel is also a member of the St. Helens Balconiers and wholeheartedly supports cricket in Swansea. Since being a member of the Board, Rachel acts as the Board Safeguarding Lead supporting the Designated Safeguarding Lead for Glamorgan to ensure that children and adults are protected from abuse.
John has been an avid cricket fan playing both school and club cricket. He has extensive experience of grassroots cricket and was Captain, Secretary and Fixture Secretary of Lisvane CC. His family share his passion for the game and his son and grandson play for local teams.
John graduated from Cardiff University and worked in education across South Wales for 40 years managing the Psychology service in the Rhondda and Bridgend. He also taught Applied Psychology at Swansea University. He has undertaken Consultancy in Sports Psychology, Psychometrics, Well-being and Stress Management.
He has been a member of Glamorgan CC for over 30 years and he and his wife are regulars at Glamorgan games, home and away. He is an active member of St Helen’s Balconiers and Glamorgan Followers. He is currently the Follower’s Treasurer and has worked closely with officers at Glamorgan on various projects including supporting emerging talent with financial support for the Academy.
Cricket Wales Representative
Rod is currently the Chair of Cricket Wales and has recently joined the Board of Glamorgan as their representative. He has 25 years’ experience in the international steel industry. He has 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.
In Attendance - Duncan Macintosh
Duncan joined Glamorgan, as Secretary, in 2016. He is Senior Partner of Capital Law Limited, a commercial law firm with offices in Cardiff and London, and head of their Corporate and Commercial team. Duncan was born in India, educated in Scotland, where he played various levels of cricket, and came to Wales in 1990. He is also a fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, and has been a member of the MCC since 1982.