People

David Davies

Parliamentary Candidate for 2019 General Election

David Davies is our candidate for Parliament . David was previously the chair of the Welsh Affairs Select Committee. After leaving school he went to work for British Steel and joined the Territorial Army, serving for 18 months as a Gunner with 104 Air Defence Regiment at Raglan Barracks Newport and then served for nine years as a Special Constable with the British Transport Police. He was awarded the accolade of Welsh Speaker of the Year and was the first AM to address the Welsh Language Society, Cymdeithas Yr Iaith Gymraeg, in Welsh.

Nick Ramsay

Assembly Member for Monmouth
Shadow Finance Minister

Nick is currently the Shadow Finance Minister and chairs the influential Public Accounts Committee, which scrutinises expenditure by the Labour-run Welsh Government and other public bodies in Wales. Originally from Cwmbran Nick went to Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School before attending St John’s College at the University of Durham where he gained a Joint Honours degree in English and Philosophy. He later gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics from Cardiff University.

Mohammad Asghar

Assembly Member for South Wales East

Mohammad Asghar – known to his friends as Oscar – has been an Assembly Member since 2007 when he became the first person from an ethnic minority to win a seat in the National Assembly. Born in Pashawar, Pakistan, in 1945 Oscar is fluent in Urdu and Punjabi, and attended Pashawar University before completing his accountancy training at Nash College, Newport. Oscar joined the Conservative Party in December 2009, when he left Plaid Cymru and became the first AM to ‘cross the floor’ and join another party in the Assembly’s history.

Mark Brown

Chairman of the Association

Mark Brown has been Chairman since early 2019 following on from his previous role as Deputy Chairman Political. Mark lives in Monmouthshire and alongside his work with the Association he runs his own business based near Abergavenny. Mark has been a member of the Royal British Legion for many years, a cause close to his heart, he has run the London Marathon for them and can often be spotted selling poppies in Abergavenny. Mark is also the coordinator for Wales for LGBT+Conservatives.

Cllr Malcolm Lane

Treasurer

Malcolm Lane has been involved in the Conservative Association for many years and brings his experience in banking to the role of Treasurer.