Steve Borley is a serial entrepreneur who has substantial experience and expertise in the construction and engineering market. He is also a respected member of the Cardiff and Llanrumney communities with excellent ties to local sports clubs and facilities, including Managing Director of CMB Engineering Limited, Director of Cardiff City FC, Cardiff City House of Sport, Borley Property Investment, and School Governor of Eastern High School.
Rupert is a specialist commercial property solicitor, handling sales, purchases and finance; commercial landlord and tenant; and residential and commercial development. He is a consultant to Acuity Law in Cardiff Bay. Prior to joining Acuity in 2023, Rupert enjoyed a distinguished career in the Cardiff legal market. He founded a respected commercial firm, which later merged with a national firm at which Rupert remained as senior partner of the Cardiff office. Married with four grown-up daughters, Rupert is kept busy by six grandchildren and a Labrador. He is a keen sports fan and golfer, is a trustee of Llanrumney Hall Community Trust and is President of Cardiff Golf Club.
Christine Borley joins our board with a wealth of experience and expertise in the business world, having served as Director of CMB Engineering for almost 30 years. Christine was born and raised in Llanrumney and has developed some great relationships and connections throughout the City of Cardiff during her professional career.
Since retiring from CMB Engineering, Christine has devoted a great deal of her time to Llanrumney Hall and has been instrumental in building this Charity from the ground up. She continues to play an active role in the charity from her hands on work in planning and arranging community events, to more administrative responsibilities such as aiding in the selection of our staff.
Simon Thomas has over 30 years experience working within the building product manufacturing sector including 20 years board experience in the SME and corporate sectors.
He was Managing Director of businesses within the Euroclad Group based in Cardiff. Following the sale of the businesses in 2016 to Kingspan Group PLC he was appointed Group Managing Director with responsibility for integrating the businesses under the new ownership. In 2019 he decided to leave the Group to focus on a Portfolio Business Advisor career.
Simon has a strong commercial and operational skillset along with Non-Executive Board experience. A keen sportsman, after playing rugby now enjoys running, cycling, golf and watching all sports. Sits on the Welsh Academicals RFC committee on a voluntary basis and has been elected Chairman from season 2022/23.
Jo Parker has worked in the Finance Industry for 23 years within a large corporation. She spent her years growing up in Llanrumney until she moved to it's neighbouring town of St.Mellons where many of her family and friends reside. She has a passion for investigating the Paranormal, and Llanrumney Hall is one of her bases where she provides in house investigation activities to the local commmunity.
When Jo isn't on the hunt for Paranormal Activity, she spends her time hiking and wild swimming. She has also completed 3 London marathons and has prospects to complete a fourth.