Peter Curran joined the Board of Trustees at Action for Children in February 2021.
He hails from Cardiff and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), with an Economics degree from Aberystwyth University and an Honorary Fellow of The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
Peter started his career as a trainee accountant at Cardiff City Council. He has recently retired as the Chief Finance Officer for the South Wales Police & Crime Commissioner. Prior to this, he was Director of Finance & Corporate Services at Sport Wales. Previous roles have included Director of Finance at Aberystwyth University, Vice Principal (Resources) at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and Assistant Director of Finance at Cardiff Metropolitan.
Peter has held a number of non-executive positions and is currently a Trustee of National Youth Arts Wales Chairing its Finance Sub-Committee and a non-executive Director of Taff Housing Association Chairing its Audit & Risk Committee. He is also an independent member of the Audit & Risk Committee of Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, which is the body responsible for promoting teaching and research in universities through the medium of Welsh.