Established as an Unincorporated Association in 1983, Clwb Ifor Bach now operates as a not for profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation. We are very thankful to our Board of Trustees for their time and support.



Sion Tudur (Chair)
A corporate lawyer and partner at Cardiff based solicitors Hugh James, Sion has been a member of the Clwb Ifor Bach board since 2008.


Andy Elliot
Andy is an accredited member of the CIPR and has extensive experience providing PR, communications and community engagement support to large-scale development and regeneration projects. He has worked with several charities and non-profits and has particular interests in arts, culture and cause-related campaigns. 


Catrin Rogers
Born in Cardiff, she studied English Literature at Edinburgh University, trained as a journalist at Cardiff University and worked as a journalist in London, Glasgow and back home in Wales. Catrin later turned to arts PR, becoming National Theatre Wales’ press officer for 10 years from its launch in 2009. She went on to work at Wales Millennium Centre, becoming its senior communications manager before going freelance in the summer of 2022.


Lara Herde
A vocal advocate for the Grassroots Music scene in Wales, Lara cut her teeth in Third Sector Governance and Funding, moving towards promoting music following her MBA in Arts Management. Since then, Lara has driven the overhaul of the iconic Queens Hall Narberth, a well-established charity venue in West Wales. Lara is also a part-time Radio Presenter.


Leigh Jones
Before becoming a full-time journalist, Leigh gained twelve years of experience working in the music industry covering both recorded music and publishing. By starting off releasing his own music, he went on to work for labels like Universal, Warners and BMG, as well as working as a Welsh language music expert for PRS for Music


Lucy Price
Hailing from West Wales originally, Lucy has been based in Cardiff since completing post-grad studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. After working in a number of fundraising and development roles in arts and music venues and festivals across South Wales and Bristol, Lucy has recently shifted career focus and begun working in policy for the Welsh Government.


Lucy Squire
Lucy is a Creative Industries Professional with a legal background and a proven track record in business and education. An active participant in the South Wales music ecology she’s run successful retail, record label and events companies, most notably with the brand Catapult which was based in Cardiff’s famous Arcades. Lucy currently sits on Cardiff Councils Music Board and is Head of Music and Drama for the University of South Wales based at the Cardiff Atrium Campus.


Matthew Phipps
Matthew is head of TLT’s England & Wales Licensing team. The team is recognised as a leading national practice. He is also a Trustee and Companion of the British Institute of Inn Keeping, legal officer for the Welsh region of the Institute of Licensing and former secretary to the All Party Welsh Assembly Food and Drink group.


Tracey Marsh
Tracey has responsibility for financial management and strategy at Wales Council for Voluntary Action and has twenty years experience of working in both the private and third sectors. Tracey qualified with Deloitte and has worked for well-known names such as Kellogg’s, Trinity Mirror and Techniquest.