Alwena Hughes Moakes is the Global Head of Employee Engagement and Communications for an international agriculture company with its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Before relocating to Switzerland, Alwena held senior roles at Aberystwyth University, most recently as Director of Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs. Originally from Mold, Flintshire, Alwena is a seasoned communications professional with over 20 years’ experience across the public and private sectors.
“I’m delighted to be appointed as a Trustee for the Books Council of Wales. Despite living abroad for almost six years, I am passionate about Wales’ culture – my commitment to seeing Wales thrive, both at home and further afield, is as strong as ever. I look forward to this new challenge and to working with Board members to ensure the long-term prosperity of the Council and Wales’ authors and publishing industry.”