The President of the Adjudication Panel, Mr J Peter Davies runs his own legal practice in Cardiff specialising in civil and commercial litigation and, in particular, regulatory matters. He is a Deputy District Judge and chair of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. He was appointed as Independent Adjudicator to Local Authorities in Wales with effect from 1 May 2008.
Mr Hywel James is a District Judge.
Mrs Helen Cole is a senior partner in a general practice in rural west Wales specialising in non-contentious private client work.
Mr Ian Blair is a part time civil engineering consultant. He was County Surveyor with Powys County Council and has been an invited lecturer for the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is a member of the Courts Board for Mid and West Wales.
Ms Juliet Morris is a Policy Analyst with the Local Government Information Unit and freelance social policy researcher for organisations including the Wales Consumer Council. She also runs a farm business in Carmarthenshire.
Mrs Christine Jones is a former member of Conwy County Borough Council. She is also a Board member with Cartrefi Conwy Housing Association.
Cllr Colin Evans is a Labour councillor with Carmarthenshire County Council.
Ms Kate Berry is the former Solicitor and Monitoring Officer with the City and County of Cardiff Council. She has a background in private and public sector law and is a former town councillor in Nailsworth.
Mr Gwyn Davies is a self-employed solicitor with experience in a range of legal jurisdictions in the private and public sectors. He is a former Chair of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council’s Standards Committee.
Mr Andrew Bellamy is currently a Non-executive Director with Estyn and peer reviewer with the Health Inspectorate Wales. He has a National Health Service background.
Mrs Emma Boothroyd is currently an adjudicator with the Solicitors Regulation Authority. She has a background in private law.
Miss Susan Hurds is a lay member of the Employment Tribunals for England and Wales. She has a background in the National Health Service, latterly with the Ceredigion Local Health Board.