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Ffrancon Williams

Ffrancon Williams

Chief Executive

Ffrancon worked for Gwynedd Council as Head of Housing Services before joining Adra and lead the stock transfer project, playing a key role in ensuring a fair vote for tenants.

Before his time at Gwynedd Council, Ffrancon worked in the private sector in a variety of senior roles in the railway infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

Ffrancon is a graduate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Sheffield University and studied further at Cranfield University to become a Fellow in Manufacturing Management. He’s a member of the Institute of Operational Management and a member of the Institute of Directors, where he’s an active North Wales Branch member.


Sarah Schofield

Director of Customers and Communities

Sarah worked for Bolton Council as Assistant Director of Neighbourhood & Regulatory Services before joining Adra. Before her time at Bolton Council, she previously worked for Burnley Council and Tameside Council.

As well as being a graduate in Environmental Health & Housing, Sarah is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Environmental Health. Further to her public sector roles, Sarah has also worked in various customer services roles in the private sector.

Sarah is a fluent Welsh Speaker having attended a Welsh medium school and studied further education at Bangor University.


Rhys Parry

Rhys Parry

Director of Finance

Rhys has worked in senior finance roles for 30 years across various sectors, including higher education, local government, the housing sector and the private sector. Before joining CCG in 2015 he worked at Bangor University for ten years.

After graduating from Manchester University with a joint honours degree in Mathematics and Information Technology, he qualified as an accountant and is a full member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is Chair of Governors of a local primary school, is a Welsh speaker and is married with two children.


Iwan Trefor

Iwan Trefor

Deputy Chief Executive

Iwan was a Corporate Director at Gwynedd Council for 16 years. Providing strategic leadership for a number of services during that perios including education, economic development, highways and municipalities, planning and regeneration. He was also the Lead Director for the North Wales Economic Ambition Board, leading on the development of partnership and co-coordinating the successful Growth Plan for North Wales (£1 billion ) bid, working closely with the private sector on across the region.

Iwan has also lead and chaired several Partnerships at local and sub-regional level. Including Gwynedd and Anglesey Safeguarding Children and Young People’s Partnership and the North Wales Skills and Employment Partnership.

Iwan graduated in Geography at Aberystwyth University and then went to Cardiff to complete a master’s research in Town and Country Planning.

Iwan is also Chair of Gafael Llaw a local charity that runs a number of activities to support children and young people in the area who suffer from cance.