Our trustees

Our trustees are responsible for overseeing the work of the charity, and setting its strategic direction.

Charity trustees

Richard Bowen - Chair of Trustees

Richard has worked for the past 20 years as an exploration geophysicist involved in the planning, execution and management of scientific survey projects worldwide, both on land and at sea. As an award winning entrepreneur with businesses in the agriculture and tourism sectors, he has been asked by the Welsh Government to visit schools to inspire the next generation of young people to consider starting their own businesses. Richard also works as a comedy writer and has written travel and local history books. With a keen interest in social equality, the origins of entrepreneurial success and in recognition of the importance of mentors in his life, Richard co-founded The Mullany Fund in 2008.

Email: office@themullanyfund.org


Dr Mair Williams - Trustee

Dr Mair Williams has over 36 years experience as a GP in the community. In 2013 she received an MBE in 2013 for healthcare and charity work in the UK and overseas. She is Vice President of the Noah’s Ark Appeal having been involved with the charity since its inception in 2000. Dr Williams has over 30 years experience of teaching and training doctors, 12 years experience as a Continuing Professional Development tutor within the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot and currently organises the teaching for all the GPs within NPT. Dr Williams is experienced in one to one mentoring and has worked in local community schools.


Mrs Rachel Bowen - Trustee

Rachel, a founder trustee of the Mullany Fund, worked as a biomedical scientist in the National Health Service for over 20 years having previously trained as a biology teacher. In addition to her professional career as a life scientist, Rachel has run her own farm business for over 40 years and an award winning holiday accommodation business for over 20 years. Rachel has also volunteered for five years for the Wales Air Ambulance.


Mr Adam Mullany - Trustee


Mrs Marilyn Mullany - Trustee


Mr Nick Russill - Trustee



Our patron is Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York.



Our charity is endorsed by Sir Vivian Richards, the Sports and Tourism Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda.