Professor Sir Mansel Aylward CB
Professor Sir Mansel Aylward CB is Chair of the Bevan Commission, Wales' leading think tank for health and care, and Life Sciences Hub Wales.
Previously he was the first-ever Chair of Public Health Wales, responsible for the delivery of public health services at national, local and community level in Wales. He was Chair of the Wales Centre for Health, an Assembly Government Sponsored Body established to be the ‘hub of connected organisations’ and to communicate better health messages to the people of Wales.
He is a former Director of the Centre for Psychosocial and Disability Research at Cardiff University which offered a unique opportunity to extend knowledge and understanding of the psychosocial, economic and cultural factors that influence health, illness, recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration.
Professor Sir Mansel Aylward CB was knighted in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours 2010 for services to health and healthcare.