12th - 15th March 2024, Stand R9.k, Palais Des Festivals, Cannes

Sioned Evans

Sioned Evans

Director, Business and Regions

Welsh Government

Sioned is Director Business and Regions, within the Welsh Government leading a team responsible for supporting businesses, nurturing relationships and improving the development and impact of local investment opportunities. Business & Regions is home to the Business Wales platform and Government sponsor for the Development Bank of Wales and Cwmni Egino (Trawsfynydd) of which Sioned is a Board member. She is the Government Senior Responsible Owner for the Welsh City and Growth Deals 

Until June 2017, Sioned was Chief Executive Officer of the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) with responsibility for leading the strategic implementation of the £300 million European Structural Fund programmes in Wales and for shaping and implementing Welsh Government regional economic development policies and programmes beyond EU transition.

A Chartered Surveyor by background, Sioned has over 25 years’ experience in public and private sector project delivery, is a former member of the Welsh Government Board and Chair of the Welsh Government Operations Committee. Sioned is a Director of International Business Wales, Head of Profession (Surveying) for the Welsh Government and provides executive coaching and mentoring support in both Welsh and English, across the wider public sector.

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