Auditor General for Wales

Adrian Crompton

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As head of Audit Wales, he oversees the annual audit of some £24 billion of taxpayers’ money and is appointed on an eight-year term.

Executive Leadership Team

Our Executive Leadership Team is responsible for directing the organisation - both by transforming and running the business.
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Adrian Crompton

Adrian Crompton was born and grew up in the Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire...

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Ann-Marie Harkin

Ann-Marie graduated in 1986 with a B.A. (Hons), moving then to accountancy, join...

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Anne-Louise Clark

Throughout her career Anne-Louise has focussed on developing local government se...

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Kevin Thomas

On Graduation in 1988 with a degree in Pure Mathematics and Accountancy, he work...

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Directors

We also have a number of directors who are responsible for managing the many projects we deliver each year.
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Anthony Veale

Straight from college, Anthony joined Ernst and Young in Cardiff where he worked...

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Dave Thomas

He went to college in Cardiff and graduated from the University of Wales with a ...

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Derwyn Owen

Derwyn is a Financial Audit Director, having a wide ranging portfolio of audit...

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Gary Emery

Gary moved from the HR profession to become an inspector with the newly formed B...

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Matthew Edwards

He is a Chartered Public Finance Accountant with over 20 years public sector aud...

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Matthew Mortlock

Matthew is an Audit Director, having taken on this role in July 2014. He leads t...

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Richard Harries

In 1992 he gained a Joint Honours degree in Economics and Accountancy. In 199...

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Board Members

The National Assembly for Wales appoints a Chair and 3 other non-executive members to our statutory Board. The other members are the Auditor General and 3 employees. The Board is responsible for employing staff, procuring services, and providing other resources to enable the Auditor General to do his work. It also monitors and advises the Auditor General.

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Adrian Crompton

Adrian Crompton was born and grew up in the Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire...

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Alison Gerrard

She has broad experience in policy development, strategic and operational planni...

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Anne Beegan

Anne has worked for Audit Wales and its predecessor organisations, District Audi...

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Chris Bolton

He started his audit career originally with District Audit having previously wor...

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Darren Griffiths

Darren is a Performance Audit Manager with responsibility for overseeing the A...

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David Francis

Most recently David spent 4 years as Finance Director for Johnson Matthey’s Clea...

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Dr Ian J Rees

A Physicist by education, he developed a career in education and was secondary...

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Elinor Gwynn

During her career Elinor has worked in key roles within a several public and thi...

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Kathryn Chamberlain

One of her first jobs was with District Audit Wales, a forerunner of the Wales...

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