Cynthia Ogbonna

Cynthia Ogbonna

Cynthia is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Company Secretary with over 25 years of experience. She also has an MBA from Cardiff Business School and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art.

She has extensive experience in managing business organizations, especially in the areas of Finance, IT, Human Resources and Corporate Administration (including pensions and corporate legal compliance).

In 2012, she became the first female in the 110 years history of Cardiff Bus to be appointed Managing Director. Cardiff Bus provides bus services to the city of Cardiff and employs around 700 people, with a fleet of over 200 buses and a turnover of £34m.

Cynthia has previously held directorship and senior management positions at automotive and general manufacturing organizations. In her current post, Cynthia is committed to making public transport more accessible, inclusive, efficient, sustainable and providing value for money.

She is passionate about keeping the city moving and about providing training and development opportunities for all employees in the work place. She is also active in promoting equality of opportunities, life-long learning, work-life balance and employee well-being.

Cynthia is married to Emmanuel, a professor at Cardiff University, and they have two daughters. She was a Governor of a local school for 12 years and she is an active member of her local church. Other interests include keep fit, yoga and listening to classical music.