Jeremy Rees

Operational Director

Jeremy has been involved the community and voluntary sectors since 1981, working in charity, housing association, local authority and infrastructure settings in Wales and England.
He worked principally in the field of mental health until 2001 when a he became a Service Manager with responsibility for services supporting people with a wide range of needs for CHA (now One Support) in London. In 2008 he joined Voluntary Action Cardiff (now Cardiff Third Sector Council), initially as Communities First Co-ordinator and later as Senior Officer. He joined VCS Cymru in 2012.

Jeremy has also been actively involved in developing Community Radio and has been a presenter and producer on Radio Cardiff since it launched in 2007. He was responsible for co-ordinating the station’s news output from 2008-2015 and has been involved across a broad spectrum of programming including drama, documentary and music.

He is a Trustee of Cardiff and Vale Action for Mental Health (cavamh), and was Chair of the Board of Race Equality First (2013-16).

Jeremy is directly responsible for Partnerships & Commissioning at VCS Cymru