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The council includes members from government, higher education and business.

  • Ms Claire Durkin, ex Head, Global Science, Innovation and Knowledge Economy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Mr David Notley, Impact Innovation
  • Mr Andy Middleton, Founder Director, The Tyf Group
  • Mr Steve Smith, ex Director, Technology Venture Investments, Development Bank of Wales
  • Dr Ian Brotherston, Head of Public Sector Innovation Strategy, Innovate UK
  • Mr Rob Ashelford, Head of Y Lab, Nesta
  • Mr Rhys Thomas, Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal
  • Professor Kevin Morgan, Professor of Governance and Development, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University
  • Ms Carol Bell, Non-Executive Director, Development Bank of Wales
  • Ms Julie Booth, Angel investor, non-exec director and an international advisor for high growth organisations in the life sciences sector
  • Ms Karen Cherrett, Director, Cherrett Change Consultants Ltd
  • Mr Rony Seamons, Chief Operating Officer, AMPLYFI.