Owen Evans was appointed S4C's Chief Executive and designated Accounting Officer in October 2017. Owen was educated at Ysgol Penweddig, Aberystwyth before graduating in economics from Swansea University. Prior to joining S4C, he was Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Welsh Government, responsible for Education and Public Services. Between 2008 and 2010 he was director of Business In The Community Wales and for 10 years before that he worked for BT, including as a member of the UK team developing BT's broadband strategy. He served as a member of the Welsh Language Board between 2005 and 2010.
He is currently a member of Marie Curie's advisory board in Wales and chairs both the Cardiff Education Development Board and WepCo. He is a member of Aberystwyth University's Resources and Performance Committee.
Register of Interests:
WEPCo - Chairman and director
Cardiff Education Development Board - chairman
S4C PTG Cyf
S4C Masnachol Cyf
S4C Digital Media Cyf
S4C Rhyngwladol Cyf
Member of Aberystwyth University Resources Committee
Member of Marie Curie's Advisory Board