Meet the Team

A team of committed, enthusiastic and passionate individuals from a wide range of disciplines from career coaching and training to event management and marketing, from HR consultants to policy and research experts who work together as ‘one Chwarae Teg’ to build a fairer Wales where women achieve and prosper.

Cerys Furlong
Chief Executive

Cerys Furlong

Chief Executive

Cerys joined Chwarae Teg in 2017, having spent 15 years working in the education and skills sector. As Chief Executive Cerys sets the strategic direction for Chwarae Teg and stretches our ambitions as we strive to make Wales a world leader in gender equality. Cerys’ role is about building strategic partnerships with other organisations and businesses to achieve our ambitions and empowering colleagues to fulfil their roles as effectively as possible, hopefully leading by example, demonstrating what we can achieve by working together.

Hayley Dunne
Strategic Lead – Delivery

Hayley Dunne

Strategic Lead – Delivery

Hayley oversees the successful execution of projects and contracts that Chwarae Teg deliver by leading and supporting staff managing those activities and ensuring they are robust with modern management processes in place. Hayley is also responsible, along with the Senior Management Team, for exploring opportunities for new projects that are aimed at changing individual and organisational behaviours that help us achieve our vision and mission.

Hayley is experienced in European Funding, and wrote the business plans for the Agile Nation projects which she now leads. The current Project was a finalist for the Regio Stars Awards 2017.

Helen Antoniazzi
Strategic Lead Policy & communications

Helen Antoniazzi

Strategic Lead Policy & communications

Helen joined Chwarae Teg in 2017. An experienced and strategic communicator, she leads Chwarae Teg’s marketing and communications, policy and research, business development and transnational teams. Prior to joining Chwarae Teg, she worked in Welsh politics as Head of News and Research for Plaid Cymru, and Chief of Staff for Leanne Wood AM. Over the course of her career, Helen has built good cross party links, and robust relationships with the media and stakeholders.

Liz Wilson
Strategic Lead Finance and Operations

Liz Wilson

Strategic Lead Finance and Operations

Liz is a fellow the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Having over 25 years operating at Senior Manager level, with experience within the private sect for working with marketing, IT and publishing companies. Liz has worked within the charity sector for the last 13 years.

Liz’s key skills lie in making strategic and operational changes to work smarter not harder! She has the ability to cope with changing environments and priorities and more importantly working and developing a diverse team to achieve our objectives. Having the experience in operating at a strategic level, allows Liz to have the input into helping shape the future of the Chwarae Teg.

Nouran Al-Jandali
Strategic Lead People

Nouran Al-Jandali

Strategic Lead People

Nouran joined Chwarae Teg from the BBC in June 2016. As Head of the People Team, Nouran brings a strategic focus to the role and has worked on developing the People ‘brand’ within Chwarae Teg. Working closely with the Chief Executive, one of Nouran’s key areas of attention is company culture: continuing to make Chwarae Teg a great place to work. Since joining the company, Nouran has introduced initiatives to increase employee engagement, provide coaching and support to Chwarae Teg leaders and improve team work between departments as “one CT”. She works closely with managers to ensure that job roles and department structures are best placed to meet the evolving needs of the business.

Outside work, Nouran loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, do yoga and eat!

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