Anna Nicholl

Anna is Director of Strategy and Sector Development at WCVA. She leads the organisation’s work on policy, development and communications.

Anna has been involved with a number of voluntary organisations, as a volunteer, trustee and staff member. Prior to joining WCVA, she worked for the Alliance for Useful Evidence, based in Nesta. She co-founded a Community Interest Company to develop ideas on sustainability and wellbeing. Anna was Chair of Welsh Refugee Council from 2012 to 2016.

Anna has also worked in government and politics. She was as a Special Adviser to the Welsh Government Cabinet from 2008 – 2011 and later Specialist Adviser on Sustainable Communities to Llyr Gruffydd AM.

Anna grew up in Cardigan in west Wales and still loves swimming in the sea.