In accordance with Sections 12 and 13 of the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011, the Welsh Language Commissioner is required to appoint a Deputy Commissioner. The Deputy Commissioner will deputize for the Commissioner during periods of leave, illness and at any other occasion upon the Commissioner’s request.
Following an internal process, Gwenith Price was appointed Deputy Commissioner in November 2012. Gwenith Price is Director of Compliance and Enforcement for the Welsh Language Commissioner.
Studied Welsh literature in the University of North Wales, Bangor
Has a post graduate qualification in Strategic Leadership
1987 - 1988 Welsh language teacher, Ysgol Bro Ddyfi, Machynlleth
1989 Welsh language teacher, Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School, Barry
1990 - 1991 Language Consultant, ACEN
1991 - 1996 Welsh for Adults Tutor Organizer
1996 - 2003 Welsh Language Officer / Corporate Policy Officer, Powys County Council
2003 -2012 Unit Leader / Director of Welsh Language Schemes, Welsh Language Board