Meirion Thomas

Meirion is a partner in the CM International Group and Director and founder of CMI in the UK. He has 25 years experience of managing and delivering consultancy assignments for a wide range of public and private clients on 3 continents and across a wide range of sectors. His expertise covers innovation, venture capital, information technology and sustainable development having worked in the private, public and academic sectors including for Ford of Europe, Welsh Development Agency and Cardiff Business School.

Meirion established the ‘Observatory for Innovation’ at Cardiff Business School in 1994 to undertake research in the field of innovation strategy and management and in 1997 became a director and partner in CM International Group.

Meirion has also acted as a Director of Finance Wales plc, a public-private investment fund and as Chairman of the Cardiff-based creative industries specialist company, the Cultural Enterprise Service Ltd.

Meirion has a good knowledge of Welsh, holds a degree in economics from the London School of Economics and a Master degree in Management and Technology from the University of Wales.

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