Cherrie Bija lrg

Cherrie started her career in the statutory sector, using her spare time as a volunteer in a number of local Charities, drawing her ultimately into the sector she is passionate about.

In 2007, she joined Swansea and Brecon Diocese where she is now the Chief Executive Officer of Faith in Families, a charity employing over 70 staff to deliver effective, energetic and far reaching services to children, young people and families facing the unfair trials of living in poverty. 

As well as her role as a trustee of WCVA Cherrie is a committee member for BBC Children in Need, sits on the Wales Charity Advisory Forum, is a trustee of SCVS, Chair of Portmead Governing Body, sits on the PSB scrutiny panel and is a member of the Children in Wales Policy Council and SR Network for Wales, each position having the responsibility of making a difference to the life of children in Wales.