Jack is a recent graduate of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading. Jack has taken a specific interest in his education in the role of International Organisations and Civil Society.
Jack started his interest in policy making and the role of young people after being elected to Powys Youth Forum during his time at high school. After this Jack was elected to ‘Funky Dragon‘ which was the Children and Young People Assembly for Wales until 2014 where funding was removed for the organisation. During this time and since the stopping of the youth assembly, Jack has been working to make sure that organisations listen to young people in their work.
Jack currently holds a number of positions on charity boards, including:
- Trustee, Director and Company Secretary of the Campaign for the Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales
- Trustee of the Smart School Council Community
- Trustee of Knighton Show and Carnival
As well as holding positions on charity boards he is involved other political activism. To find out more, please visit Jack’s LinkedIn Profile.
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Jack in the Media
Jack has appeared in several pieces of media in local press, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Berkshire, BBC South Today and Sky News. Jack has a strong interest in local government, politics, charity work and civil society and is available to discuss these topics.
A full archive of media material is currently being produced. However, Jack has received coverage in;
- BBC Radio Wales
- BBC South Today
- BBC Radio Berkshire
- Sky News
- Mid Wales Journal
- Brecon & Radnorshire Express
- Powys County Time
- Herefordshire Times
- Shropshire Star
- Wales Online
- Reading Chronicle