Cardiff Capital Region’s Business Conference

Rhys Thomas

Rhys Thomas

Chief Operating Officer

Cardiff Capital Region

Rhys is Chief Operating Officer of the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal and is responsible for overseeing the City Deal Investment Framework and providing strategic leadership to the wider development of the CCR City Deal. Rhys is also a member of the Innovation Advisory Council for Wales, and a member of the Strategic Advisory Panel for Fintech Wales. 

Previously Rhys held a number of roles at Cardiff University most recently as Head of Innovation System and Business Engagement where he was responsible for the strategic advancement and leadership of the Cardiff University Innovation System. Rhys has an undergraduate degree from University of South Wales and an MBA from Cardiff University.

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