also has an office at 70 High Street, Bangor, LL57 1NR
Key interests and
Gwenllian was elected to the National Assembly in 2016. She represents the
Arfon constituency as a member of Plaid Cymru.
the election Sian was appointed Plaid Cymru’s spokesperson for Local Government,
the Welsh Language, Equalities and Planning.
was educated at Friars School, Bangor and at Aberystwyth and Cardiff
losing her husband Sian brought up her four children on her own.
has been a school governor for 15 years and until recently the Chair of
Governors at Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen, Caernarfon. She is involved in community
projects and campaigns for the Welsh language and gender equality.
interests outside politics include theatre, art, walking, yoga, the Welsh music
scene, football and rugby.
worked as a journalist with the BBC and HTV before becoming a freelance
journalist. More recently she worked as Gwynedd Council Communications Officer
and for Golwg company.
2008 and 2016 she served as a councillor on Gwynedd Council, representing Y
Felinheli. Between 2010 and 2012 she was responsible for the authority's
finance portfolio and between 2012 and 2014 she was Cabinet Member for Education,
and was deputy leader of the Council. In 2014, she was appointed Gwynedd Small
Business Champion, responsible for promoting this sector of the economy in
Gwynedd. She has been Chair of the Plaid Cymru Arfon Constituency Committee