Roger Williams - Coastal Housing Group

Roger Williams

Chair

Roger Williams is the current Non-Executive Chair of Coastal Housing Group, having been appointed in September 2019. He also chairs Port Talbot Business Improvement District and contributes to both the NPTCBC Local Regeneration Board and ASB Group for Port Talbot town centre. Roger leads RW Communications: a consultancy providing social media and business development services. In this capacity, he acts as a mentor to new entrepreneurs and businesses for Neath Port Talbot Business Enterprise Club.

Prior to joining Coastal, Roger was Chair of Tai Tarian/NPT Homes for 5 years and Vice-Chair for 3 years. During this time he led its strategic board during delivery of the Welsh Housing Quality Standard across its stock; a project worth an estimated £152 million.

Born in Port Talbot, Roger moved to London to pursue a successful career in the creative arts, film and television management. He brings significant experience gained through several roles across the public and third sectors including at Neath Port Talbot CBC, Womens’ Aid and Neath Town Council. He has served as Vice-Chair at Community Housing Cymru, which represents all housing associations across Wales, and was Community Development and Operations Manager at St Pauls Centre Port Talbot: a state of the art £1,000,000 community hub and coffee shop.

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