Working for North West Wales

Shaping the Future (StF) ambassadors meet and network with a range of contacts to promote our talent pool
and investment in north west Wales.

They come from a variety of backgrounds, and have lots of different skills, but they have one
important thing in common:
"they're committed to promoting our region and helping new enterprises succeed"

meet the ambassadors

Shaping the Future "Who's who"

Ann Beynon, OBE
Director Wales, BT
Telecommunications expert, Welsh business/infrastructure authority, and Equality champion.

Roy Bichan
Chair, North Wales Economic Forum
Specialist in Welsh business, economic development and entrepreneurialism. Former Chairman of Welsh CBI.

Hilary Burrage 
Non-Executive Director, Samuel Coleridge Taylor Foundation
Expert sociologist, consultant, writer and teacher in regeneration, the economy, sustainability and social policy.

Gary Clayton
Operations Manager, EADS Foundation Wales
Research and Technology specialist and Chairman of the UK UAS trade body UAVS.

Brian Colley 
Head of North Wales Division - Venture Wales Ltd
Company director and business advisor specialising in support for growing Welsh companies.

Sir Peter Davis 
Vice President, Bangor University
Board member and former Chief Executive of myriad retail, banking, insurance and media companies, and former Chair of the Basic Skills Agency.

Greg Evans
Director of Nuclear, Centrica
Former Magnox Site Director, nuclear authority, and noted leadership and development manager.

Grahanm Guildford
Owner, Grahame Guildford & Company
Expert in Life Sciences and commercial application of research and technology, and government advisor.

Peter Hewlett
Managing Director, Walking North Wales & Edge of Wales Walk
North Wales tourism and profile authority, with extra focus on Digital Marketing.

Graham Lawler
Consultant Education Specialist
Author, teacher and broadcaster with recognised expertise in communicating Mathematics.

Rob Lloyd
Property developer, racing enthusiast, philanthropist, and serial entrepreneur. Involved in film and television.

Phil Ryan
Managing Director The Management Centre, Bangor University
Financial services expert, and respected Leadership and Management trainer.

John Whalley
Chief Executive, Aerospace Wales
Aerospace authority and strategist for industry in Wales with strong business links.

Chris Wright
Chief Executive, Snowdonia Active
Environmental expert and developer of outdoor activity tourism.

Sion Edwards
Projects Director & Head of Energy, Mott MacDonald
Head of the energy sector for programme and commercial managment, expertise covers a range of energy sources.