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Stephen Thornton

PGPA Manager at Valero Energy Corporation

Lyndon Faulkner

Executive Chairman of Pelican Product

Carol Fletcher

Head of Academic & Research Partnerships

Rob McCargow

Director AI

Peter Sueref

CTO of Empirisys

Marie Caruso

Arcannum Cyber Security

Professor Rob Rolley

Gareth Davies

University of South Wales

Professor Stuart MacDonald

Professor of Law Director of the University’s Cyber Threats Research Centre (CYTREC)

Gareth Williams

VP, Secure Communications and Information Systems (SIX) UK

Neil Sandford

Welsh Government

Dr Erin Saltman

Director of Programming for Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)

Adam Hadley

Director for Tech Against Terrorism

Alex Leigh

Senior Investment Executive, Development Bank of Wales

Colin Batten

Investments, Development Bank of Wales

Gruffydd Weston

Welsh and English language User Researcher

Andrew Beaney

Managing Consultant, Box UK

Magnus Harrold

Innovation Manager, ORE Catapult

Michelle Hitches

MEECE Project Manager, ORE Catapult

Lee Jones

Head of Welsh Language service

Professor Tom Johnson

Research Fellow, CPE

Professor Caroline Gray

Director, OpTIC Technology Centre

Professor Tom Crick MBE

Professor of Digital & Policy

Will Roberts

Managing Director, WebBox

Darryn Quayle

HMG Mining Engineer, British Government

Sarah Zhang

Aviation Digital Sales Lead and Principal Software Engineer, Costain

Elizabeth East

HR Development Partner, Chwarae Teg

Professor Dave Worsley

Professor, Swansea University

Dawn Lyle

Founder & Chair, 4theRegion

Dr Marianna Marchesi

Lecturer in Architecture Design, Cardiff University

Dr Rhian Hayward MBE

CEO, AberInnovation

Dr Rebecca Charnock

Industrial Research Development Manager, AberInnovation

Jay Sheppard

Project Manager, Marine Energy Wales

Jess Hooper


Henry Dixon

Chairman, Tidal Range Alliance

Dr Melanie Goward

Investment Director, Maven Capital Partners

Gareth Rees

Snr Automative & Mobility Solutions Manager, SwissRe

Daniel Swako

Founder, Ship Shape VC

Carl Griffiths

Seed Fund Manager, Development Bank of Wales

Helen Jones

Director of Research Business and Innovation, Aberystwyth University

Dr Tanya Trajkovic

CEO, Cambridge Microelectronics Ltd

Satheesh Krishnamurthy

Open University

Geraint Morgan

Open University

Aled Miles

CEO, Sauce Labs and Welsh Government Envoy

Tessa Clarke

Co-founder and CEO of Olio

Sally Meecham

CEO for Digital Public Services

Ciaran Martin

Founder of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre

Warren East

CEO of Rolls Royce

Andrew Williams

CEO of Halma plc

Sameer Rahman

Director of Insight, Royal Mint

Rhys Griffiths

Open University

Dr Sarah Louisa Birchley

Professor / Director of International Exchange

David Butress

Former CEO & Venture Partner, Just Eat & 83North

Carole Eccles

Business Development Manager, CPE

Helen Stockton

Research Manager, NEA

Professor Dean Harris

Founder and Director of Cansense

Jon Mowat

NBD & European Sales Manager, Spectrum Technologies

Jill Kaur CTA

Senior Associate of Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

Dr Imtiaz Khan

Reader in Data Science for Cardiff Met

Jo Pearce

CEO and Creative Director of Bright Branch Media

Dr James Abbey

John Giwa-Amu

Owner of Goodgate Media

Greg Mothersdale

Producer for Creative Cardiff

Vicki Sutton

Project Manager for Creative Cardiff

Hannah McPake

Co-Founder of Gagglebabble & Associate Artist for Theatr Iolo

Alison John

Co-Founder and Producer for Yellobrick

Rachel Stelmach

Creative Technology and Combined Arts National Officer for Disability Arts Cymru

Tim Daley

Director, Perago

Katherine Bennett CBE

High Value Manufacturing Catapult;

Professor Steve Conlan

Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology for Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea University

Dr Elliott Davies

Patent Attorney, Wynne Jones

Nigel Lombard

CEO, Peppercorn AI Group

Tim James

Director of Energy Development, Port of Milford Haven

Mike Hawkes

CTO, Capventis

Andrew Tuite

Business Advisor, Business Wales

Darren Wallace

CTO, CDSM Interactive Solutions

Dr Paul Ellsmore

Programme Manager, ORE Catapult

Kate Evans

Associate – Construction, Energy and Projects, Capital Law

Professor Edmond Prakash

Dr Simon Hart

Chief Technology Innovation Officer, YASA

Ed Evans

Director and Secretary, CECA Wales

Fflur Lawton

Head of Public Affairs, Smart Energy UK

Stephanie Wilbraham

Market & Business Development Leader – Genomic Testing, PerkinElmer

Steve Keyworth

Director, Enviroment Systems

Howard Rupprecht

Director of Strategic Development (Europe), Rockley Photonics

Dr Laura Baker

Product Management & Development, Tata Steel UK

Martin Harper

UKI Innovation Lead at Avanade

Dr Ben Calvert

Deputy Vice Chancellor Executive, Univeristy of South Wales

Sarah Bolt

CEO & Co-Founder, Forth & Forth Edge

Dr Martin Edlund

Chief Executive Officer, Minesto

Mike Walker

Project Administrator, CPE

Rosalie McMillan

Founding Director, Smile Plastic

Chris Meadows

Director, CSconnected

Pars Mukish

Business Unit Manager, Yole Développement

Professor Michael Wale

Professor of Integrated Photonics, University College London

Professor Wyn Meredith

Director, Compound Semiconductor Centre

Sarah Sands

Former editor of Radio 4's Today Programme and London Evening Standard

John Whalley

Chief Executive for Aerospace Wales Forum & Co-Chair for Space Wales Leadership Group

Mark Lewis

Commercialisation Manager, Welsh Government

Luke Tyler

Agritech Manager, Tech Tyfu

Louise Rogerson

Chief Operating Officer, Howz

David Jukes

Programme Development Director at Costain

Catherine Mort

Bioeconomy Consultant, KTN

Hazel Hung

Business Development Manager, CPE

Huw Parry

Director, Steam Bio

Professor Mariecia Fraser

Professor of Agrioecosystems, Aber University

Trudy Norris-Grey

Chair for WISE

Dr John Lincoln

Chief Executive, Photonics Leadership Group

Dr Graham Bruce

Electronics Specialist, Rolls Royce

Jonathan Holman-White

Vice President, R&D, Control Techniques Ltd

Robert Harper

RF/Power Manager, Compound Semiconductor Centre

Mike Jennings

Associate Professor, Engineering, Swansea University

Oliver Hayman

Head of Customer Delivery, AMPLYFI

Will Drury

Challenge Director, Driving the Electric Revolution

Barry Maybank

Senior Director UKI & Europe at Avanade

Amar Abid-Ali

Chief Commercial Officer, CSA Catapult

Dave OudeNijeweme

Head of Technology Trends, Advanced Propulsion Centre

Martin McHugh

CEO, CSA Catapult

Rosie Hines

Project Manager/Data Scientist, Tata Steel

Anasol Pena-Rios

Research Specialist, BT

John Griffiths

CTO & Director, Safehouse Technology

Jon Paxman

Senior Researcher, 2020health

Louise Harris

Co-founder, TramshedTech

Robert Norris

Chief Technology Officer, Dwr Cymru

Alison Kingston Smith

Chair, IBERS

Isabel Sargent

Senior Research Scientist, Ordnance Survey

Matthew Smith

Commercial Manager, CEMET

Kris Hicks

Relationship Manager, Business Wales

Clayton Jones

Programme Manager, CEMET

Chloe Seaton

Ethical Hacker Associate, PwC

Elin Williams

Social Media and Communications Officer, Disability Wales

Simon Elam

Principal Research Associate, UCL Energy Institute

Dr Michael Squance

Science & Tech Director, Terravesta

Dr Dylan Gwynn Jones

Reader, IBERS

Gareth Davis

Process Engineer, Costain

Tim Rutter

Head of Internal Communications Wales, Tata Steel

Faheem Azhar

Steering Group Member and International Strategic Advisor for CyberWales

Julie-Ann Haines

Chief Executive, Principality

John Chapman

Chief Engineer, Marine Power Systems

Martin Hyden

Partner & Trade Mark Attorney, Wynne Jones

Stuart Criddle

Ethical Hacking Lead for PwC

John Davies

Co-founder and Chair for Cyber Wales

Jason Davies

Director for Pervade Software

Clare Johnson

Partnerships and Outreach Manager (Digital and STEM) Executive for University of South Wales

Kerry Beynon

Head of Commercial Corporate for RDP Law

Chris Roberts

CEO of Cybata

Professor Tony Davies

Professor, USW

Leanne Davies

Lecturer in Cyber Security and Computing for Wrexham Glyndŵr University

Nicola McNeely

Harrison Clark Rickerbys Ltd and Member of Blockchain Connected Council

Mark Drakeford MS

First Minister

John Glennane

Managing Director, Capventis

Steve Hasker

President and CEO of Thomson Reuters

Dr Andrew Rickman OBE

CEO, Rockley Photonics

Chris Barron

Director Gas Networks and Storage, Costain

Professor Jared Torkington

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Lead

Sarah Williams-Gardener

CEO for Fintech Wales

Gerhard Watzinger

Chairman of the Board, CrowdStrike

Rob Jones

Co Founder of FanDuel & Flick

Jamie Cudden

Smart City Lead, Dublin City Council

Bruce Adderley

Challenge Director for Innovate UK

Deborah Colville

City Innovation Manager & Head of Smart Belfast, Belfast City Council

Jeromy Wells

CEO & Founder of Whispir

Dene Yandle

Automation Industrial Controls Engineer, Thales

Peter Davies

Director of Security Concepts, Thales

Piotr Pisarz

CEO and Co-Founder, We Are Uncapped

Dr Paula Carey

Technical Director for Carbon8 Systems

Dr Louise Jones

Knowledge Transfer Manager of KTN

Louise O'Shea

CEO of

Joshua Western

CEO & Co-Founder, Space Forge Ltd

Rupert Jones

Managing Director for Reinshaw

Kathryn Hallett

Head of Welsh Government, Dublin Office

Robin Davies

Chief Business Officer for Magstim Inc. & Ltd

Professor Jeremy Hall

Director of Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute for Cardiff University

Leigh Davies

Co-Founder of Pyka

Sam Preece

Partner at ERM

Steve Dukes


Tony Parton

Managing Director at CR Plus

Jon Maddy

Director of the Hydrogen Centre at University of South Wales

Pranksy .

Jim Woodger

General Manager at LanzaTech UK

Kate Bache

Founder of Health and Her

Dr Otar Akanyeti

Lecturer in Computer Science, Aberystwyth University

Priya Guha

Venture Partner at Merian Ventures

Michael Newton

Data & Analytics Director, PwC

Dan Swygart

CEO and Founder of Alpacr

Eamon Tuhami

Founder of X8IQ

Simon Pridham

Managing Director, Aspire2Be

Joseph Eftamandilos

Senior Consultant, Capventis

Matt Tanner

Architect & Developer Advocate, Dgraph Labs

John Elder

Senior ICS/OT Cyber Security Consultant, Thales

Rune Holst Johnsen

Manager of Customer Experience and Marketing Analytics, DNV

Dai Lewis

Innovation Manager, ORE Catapult

Simone Lowthe-Thomas

Severn-Wye Energy Agency

Benoit Grand-Perrin


Hoodi Ansari

Director of Data Services

Madeline Cowley

Project Manager, Bombora Wave Power

Anwen Phillips

Business Engagement Adviser, Gyrfa Cymru

Joanna Swash

CEO, Moneypenny

Kevin White

Process Control Manager, Tata Steel

David Sullivan

Lead Data Scientist, Starling Bank

Jon Wood

Manager for Wales, Innovate UK

Iain Mansfield

Finance & Strategy Director, Principality Building Society

David Rees

Richard Barnett

Sarah Livett

Morlais Project Officer, Menter Mon

Dr Andrew W Nelson

President & CEO, Creo Medical

Nick Reeks

Director IT, Vendor Managment, Tate Steel Europe

Justin Leese

Chief Technology and Operations Officer, Ogi

Stephen Barclay

Manager Business Information Management, Tata Steel

Sam Hall

Chief Digital Office - Welsh Councils

Thomas Yehya

Software Engineer, Tata Steel

Glyn Jones

Chief Digital Office - Welsh Gov

Nicola Barnes

Principal Developement Manager, Companies House

Avril Lewis MBE

Managing Director, Technology Connected

Sophie Broady

Head of Product Developement, DVLA

Stephanie Eden

Global R&T Cooperations and R&T Public Funding, Airbus Defence and Space

Ross Maude

Director of Digital, Companies House

Matt Jones

Welsh Government

Rhiannon Holtham

Senior Associate – Construction, Energy and Projects, Capital Law

Nigel Morris

SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre, Swansea University

Jayne Nation

Commercial Director, Wynne-Jones IP

Steve Ward

Decarbonisation Programme Manager, Transport for Wales

Professor Carol Featherton

Research theme leader Sustainable Transport, Cardiff University

Jane Fellner

Managing Director, Loopster

Melin Edomwonyi

Design Director, Me Design

Chris Williams

Head of Development UK and New Markets, DP Energy

Dr Alex Tarter

CTO-Cyber & Chief Cyber Consultant, Thales

Tony Henderson

Co-Founder, Annwen Ltd

Yulia Cherdantseva

Lecturer National Software Academy, Cardiff University

Stephen Draycott

Creative, CryptoBuild

Will Webberley

CTO, Simply Do

John Whalley

Chief Executive Co-Chair, Aerospace Wales Forum Space Wales Leadership Group

Professor Alan Guwy

Head of the Sustainable Environment Research Centre, University of South Wales

Professor Pete Burnap

Professor of Data Science & Cybersecurity

Professor Hywel Thomas

Professor of Civil Engineering, Cardiff University

Professor Richard Marsh

Professor, Cardiff University

Rebecca Hardy

Director and Creative Lead of Edge 21

Dr Cerian Jones

Chair, Blockchain Connected

Gavin Powell

Operations Principle, QPQ

Sorcha Mulligan

Founder, SME Chain

Ellen Petts

Founder, Greenstream Flooring

Gwion Williams

Senior Oerations Manager - SMART Innovation, Welsh Government

Rebecca Colley-Jones

Circular Economy Project Manager, PCEP

Mike Wilson

Executive VP, Global Logistics Manufacturing Services and Latin America, DSV Solutions

Jane Hall

Director, Green Edge

Angus Grahame

Founder, Splosh

Phil Sutton


Bettina Gilbert

Programme Manager, WRAP Cymru

David Glasby

Research Assistant, Swansea University

Brian Mayne

Chair, CIWM Cymru

Dr Andy Rees OBE

Head of Waste Strategy Branch , Welsh Government

Dr Anthony Soroka

Senior Project Officer, Cardiff University

Paul Billings

Managing Director, Germinal GB

Dr Stephen Christie

CEO, Agxio

Geraint Hughes

Co Founder, Dewin Tech

Sean Smith

Founder and Director, Micron Agritech

Nia Davies

Managing Director, Davlec Ltd

Anna Webb

Head of SOC, Thrid Space

Paul Weathersby

Managing Director, Talent Ticker

Dr Andrew Goodman

Director, Pontio Innovation, Bangor University

Lisa Connolly

Business Engagement Advisor, Careers Wales

Molly Iliffe

Principal Consultant, ERM

Jessica Leigh Jones

Chief Executive Officer, iungo Solutions

Viv Buckley

Vice Principle, Bridgend College

Alison Ettridge

CEO of Talent Intution

Matthew Turner

Industry and External Engagement Manager, Cardiff University

Rowena Morgan

Programme Manager, Welsh Contact Centre Forum Ltd

Lord Gerry Grimstone

Minister for Investment for the Department for International Trade and BEIS

Shannon Booth

Graduate, Principality Building Society

James Harvey

Division Director, DevOpsGroup

Professor Jon Platts

Mark Makin

Managing Director, Spontza

Andrea Green

Business Development Director for Transportation, Costain

Ben Burggraaf

Welsh Water

Edwin Ward

Chair, WX2 Group

Jamie Colquhoun

Transport Energy and EV Adviser, Costain

Saul Young

Operations Manager,Marine Energy Wales

Charlotte Wood

Business Development and Marketing Manager, Mainstay Marine Solutions

Tim Warren

Director, Blackfish Engineering

Manon Kynaston

Marine Energy Project Coordinator, Marine Energy Wales

John Meagher

Director, Nova Innovation

Andy Sellars

Strategic Development Director, Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult

Paul Meredith

Lead at Centre for Intergrative Semiconductor Materials, Swansea Univeristy

Professor Arman Eshraghi

Professor of Finance and Investment, Cardiff University

Peter Smowton

Managing Director Institute of Compund Semiconductors, ICS, Cardiff Univeristy

Jack Davies

Researcher, nChain

Minyi Soon

Head of Product, Ziglu

Ali Anjomshoaa

Programme Manager, Compound Semiconductor Centre

Bethan Bannister

Senior Manager, British Business Bank

Iwan Davies

Group Technology Director, IQE

Duncan Gray

Deputy Fund Manager, Development Bank of Wales

Paul Morris

Investment director, UK Department for International Trade (DIT)’s venture capital unit

Steve Whitby

Director, MicroLink Devices UK Ltd

Gino Brancazio

Entrepreneur Engagement Manager, Tech Nation

Daisy Onubogu

Head of Network & Communications, BACKED VC

Max Munday

Director of Welsh Economy Research Unit, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University

Rohallah Ghasemi

Lead Investment Manager, SFC Capital

Matt Penneycard

Partner, Ada Ventures

Owen Guy

Head of Chemistry, Swansea University

Shaun Preston

Senior Engineer, Creo Medical

Juliette Souliman

VC Investor, MMC Ventures

John Hewson

Service Manager – User Experience and Future Services, DVLA

Nigel Roberts

Director for International Business Dev & Commercialisation, iVapps Smart Valve Solutions Ltd

Ross Gregory

Director, Perago

Miranda Bishop

Business Wales Growth Advisor, Business Wales

Stephen Quinn

Member of the Advisory Panel, W2 Global Data

John Frankish

Head of Digital Transformation & Business Change, Aneurin Bevan University of Health Board

Sina Yamani

Founder & CEO, Yoello

Tony Trussell

Creo Medical

Tashi Gyaltsen

Business Engagment & Development, Swansea University

Ian Tracey

Co-Founder, Anchored In

Jacques Bonfrer

Founder, Bot-Hive

Jack Wilkinson-Dix

Energy Saving Trust Wales

Chris Hancock

Founder, Creo Medical

Richard Lawrence

Head of Sales and Service Operations, Creo Medical

George Hodgkins

Electronics Engineer, Creo Medical

Matt Brown

Head of Customer Engagment, Capventis

Brian O’Flynn

Director, Capventis

Carwyn Edwards

Senior Consultant, Capventis

Nish Kotecha

Co-Founder & Chairman of Finboot

Callum Kershaw

Information Security Manager @ Fujitsu.

Andrew Peters

Managing Director of Siemens Digital Industries

Christian Coates

Managing Director, Method4

Jorge Lizalde

Owner of Studio Cano

Itoro Liney

Data Science and Analytics manager at Principality Building Society.

Sharon Henley

CPO of Coincover

Angharad Prys

Jon Davies

NBD & Engineering Manager, Spectrum Technologies

Martin Leigh

Director, Grafmarine

David Blake

Investment Executive, Development Bank of Wales

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