Richard Nicholls will start in September as Director of Operations. Richard will be joining the Arts Council after a successful 6 years leading Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s Development Team where he was responsible for attracting income from sponsors, trusts and foundations, memberships, and commercial partners.

Iona Lamy-Yang, who is currently studying for a master’s degree in developmental cognitive neuroscience, will be joining the Arts Council of Wales as Research Officer and Co-ordinator.

Sara Llewelyn, originally from Pen-Llyn, will be starting as Team Co-ordinator (Arts Funding) on a fixed term basis.