Growing Value Wales Task Force

Growing Value Wales Task Force
Growing value Wales report


The Growing Value Wales Task Force brings together key individuals from the private and higher education sectors to focus on practical ways of harnessing the talent being developed in our universities and our strength in ground-breaking research and development for the benefit of the nation’s economy. 

See the first summary report:






Project Board

Dr Drew Nelson                                                                       Professor Colin Riordan

Drew VC

Professor John Hughes, Vice-Chancellor, Bangor University

Dr Fraser Logue, Vice President and Managing Director, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Ltd

Dr David Docherty, CEO, National Centre for Universities and Business

Linda Phillips, Independent Business Consultant

Joanna Hodgson, Industries and Business Development, Technical Leader, Europe & UK, IBM

Steering Group

Professor Cara Aitchison, Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Anne Dixon, Chief Operating Officer, Innovate UK

Rhodri Talfan Davies, Director, BBC Wales

Joanna Foster, UK Government & Business Relations Leader, GE Aviation

Professor Maria Hineflaar, Vice-Chancellor, Glyndwr University

Professor Medwin Hughes, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

David Jones, Chair, Deeside Enterprise Zone

Liz Jones, Partner, Deloitte

Janet Jones, Chair, Welsh Policy Unit, Federation of Small Businesses

Ron Jones, Founder & Executive Chairman, Tinopolis Group

Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Pro Vice Chancellor, Swansea University

Professor Julie Lydon, Vice-Chancellor, University of South Wales

Ian Nellist, Gwynedd Branch Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses

Dr Penny Owen, Interim Executive Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales

Ian Risk, Head of EADS Innovation Works UK, Airbus

Ashley Rogers, Chair, North Wales Business Council

Rob Rolley, R&D Director, General Dynamics UK

David Rosser, Director of Innovation, Welsh Government

Matthew Taylor, Chair, Welsh Industrial Liaison Officers

Dr Alyson Thomas, Head of Research, Innovation and Engagement, HEFCW

Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Vice-Chancellor, Aberystwyth University

Iwan Trefor Jones, Corporate Director, North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Dr David Williams, Chief Executive, Eco2

Ieuan Wyn Jones, Director, Msparc

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