Angharad Wynne is a communications and marketing specialist with over 20 years experience in the field, working both within Wales, in the UK, Ireland and US.
Having gained a degree in English Literature from the University of Wales Cardiff, she went on to study MA in International Marketing at the University of the West of England before beginning her career in media marketing and communications with S4C and Boomerang Television.
Angharad has worked on some of the UK’s most exciting cultural projects including the foundation of the National Botanic Garden of Wales, and as the head of Business Development and Communication for London Tourist Board during the Millennium Celebrations. Following that she travelled to the US to work as a marketing and cultural consultant on the first two highly successful UKinNY British Expo. festivals in New York. In 2001 she joined the founding team of Wales Millennium Centre where she worked as head of Media and Communications in the development years and throughout the opening phase of this internationally acclaimed project.
Angharad Wynne Marketing and Communications consultancy was formed in 2005 in response to a need for greater promotion and more creative marketing of Wales’ cultural assets, and improved communication of the Nations’ identity worldwide. The consultancy specialises in the arts, tourism and cultural sectors.
Angharad has been responsible for promoting some of Wales’s leading cultural events and cultural exports, including Bryn Terfel, Catrin Finch, and 9Bach. She also speaks widely and trains organisations on various aspects of arts marketing and cultural tourism, and consults in this field. Her work has included arts marketing and communications training programmes for the Arts Marketing Association and Theatre UK (Formerly Theatre Manager’s Association), Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Council of Wales. She regularly consults to Wales Arts International, Arts Council of Wales, Welsh Government Creative Industries Team, on matters of cultural strategy and development initiatives, and with arts organisations and festivals across Wales. In terms of cultural tourism, Angharad works regularly for Visit Wales and has worked on training and development projects with organisations as far afield as Tourism Finland, Failte Ireland, and National Park authorities across the UK and Europe.
She is a published poet and author, a school governor and is a proud board director of Literature Wales and Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival.