Mike Greenaway has been the Director of Play Wales since its inception in 1998.
He has been a teacher, a community farmer, a youth and community worker, an adventure playworker, a county youth officer, an LA education advisor, and continues to practice playwork in his home village on the Gower Peninsular for two weeks every summer where he is the chair of the village play association. He was formerly the chair of the primary school governing body.
He is a Board member of the World Board of the International Play Association He is a trustee of Children in Wales, and has been a member of its Policy Council since its inception. Mike is also a member of the UK Play Safety Forum (where he was instrumental in the development of the Health and Safety Executives adoption in the principle of Risk Benefit Assessment in respect of play provision) and the UK Children’s Play Policy Forum.