About Us Team » Ted

Ted has been an optometrist in his own independent practice in Barry for 40 years. He qualified from Cardiff University in 1969, and he now works part time. 

He joined Vale for Africa in autumn 2013, and visited Tororo with their optometry team in 2014. Here, he experienced first hand the eyecare needs in rural Uganda, and the support work and training provided by the optometry team. He also visited schools, hospitals, organic farms and the library in Tororo, to see Vale for Africa's other projects. 

He has experience in chairing, with the Vale Health Board and with a medium sized manufacturing company. He lists as interests sport, music and art, but is mainly a family man, with five daughters and, currently, seven grandchildren.