Board and Management

Alun Jones – Chairman

The managing partner of Hugh James succeeded Peter Thomas as Chairman on January 1, 2019.

BoardCardiff Rugby Chairman Alun Jones with Life President Peter Thomas CBE

Peter Thomas CBE - Life President

After more than 20 years as chairman, Thomas announced his decision to stand down in June 2018. He remains on the board of directors and was made Life President of the region.

Peter Thomas CBE with Chief Executive Richard Holland

Richard Holland - Chief Executive

Previously executive director of Chepstow and Hereford racecourses, Holland took over as chief executive in 2012, suceeding Robert Norster.


Martyn Ryan
Simon Webber
Simon Down
Keith Morgan
Chris Sutton
Hayley Parsons OBE


David Allen

Honorary Life Patrons

Sir Gareth Edwards CBE
Paul Bailey


You can read the Cardiff Rugby three-year strategy and cultural values document 'The Cardiff Blues Way' here.