Norbert is a trustee and a founding member of the Parents' Federation. He is also a trustee with the All Wales Forum, The Friendly Trust, Ategi, and is chair of the Cardiff Mencap Society. Norbert and his wife have recently celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary and have 5 children. Their 4th child, Lizzy, has Cerebral Palsy and learning difficulties. Lizzy has been independently living in the community for 6 years. Norbert likes to play bridge and is also learning French.