Cardiff Capital Region’s Business Conference

Kellie Beirne

Kellie Beirne


Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Kellie is the Director of Cardiff Capital Region City Deal – a £1.28 billion GVA-growth and jobs programme, involving the ten local authorities of South East Wales. Kellie joined CCR in 2018 from her role as Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Enterprise Officer at Monmouthshire County Council, where she gained a reputation for bringing both innovation and innovative ways of working – often private-sector-derived – into the world of public service delivery. Prior to that, she had been Director of Innovation & Enterprise, and Chief Officer, Regeneration & Culture at Monmouthshire Council.

A vocational public servant with a passion for growth that does good, Kellie is a Council Member for Research England UKRI, and Co-Chair of the Innovation Advisory Council for Wales – and has been a Prince of Wales Innovation Scholar (POWIS).

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