Jess Blair has been Director of ERS Cymru since March 2017 and leads work on delivering electoral reform in Wales, which includes working with politicians, officials and stakeholders, giving evidence to committees and appearing in the media.
Jess Blair holds a Masters in Welsh Government and Politics from the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University. She was previously Policy and Projects Manager at the Institute of Welsh Affairs, a leading Welsh think tank. She was also Acting Director during 2016. Prior to that Blair worked in the Senedd and has worked in Brussels with Regional Governments on lifelong learning policy.