Meet the team

  1. Rachel Cable

    Head of Oxfam Cymru

    Rachel shapes and leads an integrated programme challenging poverty in Wales. Rachel oversees Oxfam Cymru’s policy, advocacy, campaigns and communications in Wales, as well as our programme activity. She brings a strong commitment to social justice to Oxfam Cymru’s work to end poverty and suffering, locally and globally, making this central to public and political life in Wales. Rachel also plays a leading role within the Disasters Emergency Committee in Wales. Prior to taking up the role of Head of Oxfam Cymru, Rachel worked as a Policy and Advocacy Officer for the charity, writing policy papers, contributing evidence to enquiries, and extending the influence of Oxfam and its partners to bring about positive change. Before she joined Oxfam, Rachel worked for Universities Wales, as well as sitting on the Board of Trustees of the University of South Wales Students’ Union. Outside of work, Rachel is passionate about Cardiff, and led the campaign to save Cardiff’s Vulcan Hotel, which is now being rebuilt at Wales’ National History Museum at St Fagan’s.

    Rachel’s email address is

    Rachel Cable
  2. Dr Hayley Richards

    Policy and Advocacy Officer

    Hayley works part time. Hayley works on Oxfam Cymru’s ‘A globally responsible Wales’ campaign. She provides the secretariat for both the Welsh Refugee Coalition and the Wales Overseas Agencies Group. She supports the Welsh Refugee Coalition in their vision for Wales to become a Nation of Sanctuary. Hayley also Chairs the South Wales Food Poverty Alliance which is a cross sector network of organisations working to address food poverty in the south Wales region. This project is part of Sustain’s Food Power project.

    Hayley’s email address is

    Hayley Richards
  3. Judith Fox

    Office and Business Support Manager


    Judith started working for Oxfam in July 2019 as our Office and Business Support Manager role at Oxfam Cymru. Judith’s role involves the management and administration of the office finances, systems, facilities, stock and HR functions, as well as many other things.


    Judith’s email address is

  4. Marilyn Coward


    Marilyn became an admin volunteer in Whitchurch Road in 1983 and (with breaks for employment) carried on in this role until she was recruited into the education department in 1991 – she has worked in this area ever since. A native of Cardiff, Marilyn is married with two grown-up sons who have families of their own. When not doing her regular Wednesday stint at Oxfam, she practises yoga and goes to the gym. She loves nothing better than travelling abroad with her husband.

    Marilyn’s email address is