Contributors: Section 5
Andrew Walker was born in Cardiff, and is Director of Development for the UWIC Foundation based at the Cyncoed Campus . He lives in Radyr, is married and has two teenage sons.
Andrew has several interests in addition to his full time role at UWIC that complement his work – Director of the Wales International Business Council, Trustee of the Fairwood Trust, Chairman of the Wales Regional Employer Support Advisory Group, and membership of the Institute of Directors and the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Leighton Jenkins is Assistant Director (Head of Policy) at CBI Wales where he is responsible for working with CBI members to develop policy in Wales, building strong links with all levels of government on behalf of Welsh businesses, and representing the voice of business in Wales.
Born in Bridgend, Leighton studied at King’s College London, gaining a law degree and a theology diploma, he then went on to study at Cardiff University gaining a masters degree in European policy. He writes for WalesHome in a strictly personal capacity.
David Jones graduated in Philosophy from Cardiff University. He is chairman of three Welsh software companies and also a non-executive director of the Cardiff and Vale Health Board.
For 10 years, David was the founder and Managing Director of Travelink, a Cardiff-based software company. He is a member of the Welsh Government Ministerial advisory panel on the ICT sector and writes here in a personal capacity. David is an associate editor at WalesHome.
Llywelyn Rhys is Head of RenewableUK Cymru, the leading wind wave and tidal renewable energy industry body which aims to ensure that Wales successfully meets current and future renewable energy targets. Llywelyn’s previous roles include being a Principal Officer for Environment Agency Wales; Welsh Policy Developer for the Federation of Small Businesses; and two stints as a Political Officer and Policy Researcher at the National Assembly for Wales.