Huw Jones – Deputy Team Leader Central Beacons MRT

It is with real pleasure and pride that the Central Beacons MRT can join Huw’s family and friends in congratulating him on the recent notice of the award of MBE in Her Majesties New Years Honours List 2017

Huw has been part of the Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team (CBMRT) since 1981. He joined the Team aged 18 after a number of years with the Ystrad Mynach Air Cadets

Huw has held various positions within the team. He is currently Deputy Team Leader and Press Officer. Previously Huw has been Team Leader, Secretary, Equipment Officer and Trustee.  Outside of CBMRT, Huw represents the teams of South Wales liaising with other teams across England & Wales to coordinating the relationship with HM Coastguard Helicopter Service.

Huw’s first reaction to the news has been to recognise the continued support of his wife Tracy and son Lloyd, the direction and love shown to him by his parents Lawrence (deceased) & Barbara and his brother and sister. He acknowledged that without their support he could not have achieved over 35 years of voluntary service responding to calls for help.

Huw lives in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil. Huw has been a civil servant since 1981. Currently working for HMRC as a Project Consultant and personal development coach. Huw acknowledged the tremendous support given to him by HMRC’s for his voluntary work throughout his service.