The Company motto,Service for the Benefit of Wales / Gwasanaeth er Bydd Cymruset out in the Company Crest sums up the pride with which the Worshipful Livery Company of Wales meets its objectives by providing awards, travel scholarships and bursaries to assist the young people of Wales to develop their future career in the arts, science and technology.
The Company now comprises some 200 Liverymen (Liverymen being used generically to denote both men and women) being drawn from all parts of Wales and other parts of the United Kingdom. Application forms for membership can be obtained from the Clerk using the Contact Us facility above or directly from the website (see below). Application for membership must be supported by two Liverymen and should, in the first instance, be forwarded to the Clerk. Liverymen who are members of a London Livery Company need be supported by at least one Liveryman of the Worshipful Livery Company of Wales.
The principal objective of the Company is to assist the young people of Wales, by making awards, grants and bursaries currently running at over£30,000 per year contributed by Liverymen, the Company Charitable Trust and external donations.
The Company will shortly be introducing a new automated payment system using an external provider for the collection of annual membership fees (known as quarterage), payment for attendance at events and for the purchase of Company goods such as umbrellas, ties, cufflinks, brooches, etc. In line with current legislation the Company is required to publish the terms and conditions under which payment will be collected.For the Terms and Conditions Click Here.
The governing body of the Company is known as the Court of Assistants and comprises the Master, Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Senior Court Assistant, Deputy Master, Past Masters and elected Court Assistants.
The Court of Assistants is responsible for setting and upholding standards which are at the heart of the Company and for meeting the objectives of assisting the young people of Wales along with fostering fellowship activities through the Master’s programme of events held throughout the year.
The Company is governed by the By-laws set out in the Royal Charter, Ordinances and Customs and Procedures, these are available on the Members section, see Governance.
Master - Wing Commander Graeme Morgan CEng MRAeS
Senior Warden- Professor G Davies DL
Junior Warden- Mr G Hughes
Senior Court Assistant - Mr P F C Coleman
The Clerk - Dr Claude E Evans CChem MRSC
87 Windway Road
Cardiff CF5 1AH
Tel: 02920 551482