Ian Thomas - Business in the Community
Ian Thomas wearing a Trivallis branded polo shirt

Ian Thomas

Chief Executive,

Wales Leadership Board

Ian Thomas took up the position of Chief Executive at Trivallis, in 2017. Previously he was Chief Executive of Age Cymru. Ian has nearly 30 years’ experience in the health, social care, education and housing sectors in Wales, Northern Ireland and England.

Originally from Penrhiwceiber in the Cynon Valley, Ian’s career has included working for two other registered social landlords (RSLs) in Wales as well as senior roles in the Alzheimer’s Society and the disability charity Scope. Ian has taught as an Associate Lecturer at the Open University for 28 years.

A long-standing member of Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru, Trivallis is one of Wales’ largest registered social landlords (RSLs). Trivallis are proud to provide homes for thousands of people in their communities across Rhondda Cynon Taff and Cardiff. Ian was attracted to joining the BITC Leadership Board as Trivallis and BITC share similar aims and goals in tackling social inequality and creating a greener future

Ian Thomas currently lives in Cardiff with his wife, daughter and a few cats and is obsessed with music.