“It is a pleasure and an honour to be appointed as a Trustee for the Books Council of Wales. It is vitally important that a country’s literature reflects society and the Council is central to this need. I’m looking forward to being part of the journey!”
Professor Carwyn Jones – Trustee
Professor Carwyn Jones is a former First Minister of Wales (2009–2018) and was a Member of the Senedd for Bridgend from 1999–2021. After graduating in law from Aberystwyth University, he went on to train as a barrister in London before working in legal practice at Gower Chambers, Swansea, for 10 years. He was appointed part-time Professor in the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University in 2019.