Regional Chair South Wales: Ken Rees
Ken’s working background has been mainly in the Steel industry whereby he retired in 2002. Coinciding with retirement in 2002 Ken’s father was progressing into Alzheimer’s disease and the need of his care was increasing, as a result, Ken became principle carer, until his father entered a care home in 2008.
For the past 18 years Ken has been a member of Hospital League of Friends at Prince Philip Hospital Llanelli. He was also a Secretary for the group and returned to that position in May of last year.
He was also formerly a County Councillor for Dyfed County Council and more recently Carmarthenshire County Council. Formerly a Town Councillor for the Town of Llanelli and Town Mayor from 2001 to 2002.
Ken is very active, in that he is Chairman of Llanelli Scouts and a School Governor of Two Primary Welsh Language Schools.
Ken is married to Carole, now a retired Special School Nursery Nurse, and likes to spend time with his two grandchildren. He lists his interests as gardening and is also a Poultry keeper.