About Us

The Welsh Automotive Forum (WAF) is a company limited by guarantee. It has a Board of Directors which is Chaired by Professor Garel Rhys CBE and Tim Williams is the Chief Executive.


Meet the Team

Tim Williams - CEO

After an engineering career with Williams Holdings Plc, which consisted of foundry and precision engineering companies, Tim was appointed in 1999 as Chief Executive of the Welsh Automotive Forum, which represents the interests of the automotive (manufacturing) sector in Wales which consists of 150 companies, 20,000 people with a combined turnover of £3bn.

Paul Bullock - Industry Liaison Manager

Paul began his Automotive career by joining Rover in Cardiff as a Technical Apprentice becoming a Tooling Engineer on completion and gaining a HNC in Mechanical Engineering from Llandaff College. Further study at Nash College, Newport resulted in becoming a Graduate of the Institute of Management Services and promotion to an Industrial Engineer and then a Senior Industrial Engineer at what had become British Leyland.

Robin Roberts - P.R

Our man of letters is automotive journalist Robin Roberts, who updates the members’ news service on a daily basis and edits our newsletters. A career in journalism has seen him extensively travel around the world covering automotive news and product events, interviewing industry leaders and researching topical articles.