Key interests and
was elected to the National Assembly in 2016. She represents the
Arfon constituency as a member of Plaid Cymru.
Following the election
Sian was appointed Plaid Cymru’s spokesperson for Local
Government, the Welsh Language, Equalities and Planning.
Sian was educated at
Friars School, Bangor and at Aberystwyth and Cardiff
After losing her
husband Sian brought up her four children on her own.
She has been a school
governor for 15 years and until recently the Chair of Governors at
Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen, Caernarfon. She is involved in community
projects and campaigns for the Welsh language and gender
Her interests outside
politics include theatre, art, walking, yoga, the Welsh music
scene, football and rugby.
Sian worked as a
journalist with the BBC and HTV before becoming a freelance
journalist. More recently she worked as Gwynedd Council
Communications Officer and for Golwg company.
Between 2008 and 2016
she served as a councillor on Gwynedd Council, representing Y
Felinheli. Between 2010 and 2012 she was responsible for the
authority's finance portfolio and between 2012 and 2014 she was
Cabinet Member for Education, and was deputy leader of the Council.
In 2014, she was appointed Gwynedd Small Business Champion,
responsible for promoting this sector of the economy in Gwynedd.
She has been Chair of the Plaid Cymru Arfon Constituency