Mr Martin Veale

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Title: Independent Member of Standards Committee Deputy Chair of Standards Committee

Appointing Authority: Independent Member of Standards Committee

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 01/10/2021 - 30/09/2025

Additional Information

Born in Tredegar and raised in Ebbw Vale, Martin received a degree in accounting and an MSc in audit and management before starting his career in local government in south Wales. Martin is a qualified accountant and auditor, and has worked across local government, the NHS and Welsh Government, latterly as director of finance at Forestry Commission Wales.


He is currently a board member at Velindre University NHS Trust and at Sport Wales, and is a director of the Pen y Cymoedd Windfarm community fund. He sits on the standards committees at Merthyr Tydfil CBC and the Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service Authority as well as several audit committees. Martin is also a governor at Coleg Gwent and at his daughter’s high school, and sits as a magistrate on the Mid Wales bench


He now lives in Pontypridd.