Rhian Davies, Chief Executive of Disability Wales since 2001 is a longstanding advocate for disability rights and equality.
During 2016-17, she led on engagement in Wales on the GB shadow
report to the UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled People and
gave evidence in Geneva during the first periodic review of the UK
Government's implementation of the Convention.
Rhian chairs Welsh Government's Framework for Action on
Independent Living National Steering Group and is a member of the
Strategic Equality Plan Board. She is a Trustee of Women's Equality
From 2014 - 2016 Rhian was Disability member on Welsh
Government's Tackling Poverty External Advisory Group and is a
former member of the EHRC's Statutory Wales Committee (2007-2012).
Rhian has an MSc in Equality and Diversity from Cardiff University
and in May 2014 participated in the Women and Power Programme at
the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.