Brand new podcast series ‘Carwyn Meets’ from Business News Wales
The series will see former First Minister for Wales Carwyn Jones, talk to a variety of prominent figures in the Welsh business community around the challenges and opportunities facing the Welsh economy today.
The new Carwyn Meets series is the latest development in Business News Wales’ newly developed podcast strategy, following the launch of its Business Weekly podcast back in February. The podcasts are recorded at a purposely built studio at Business News Wales’ offices in the Welsh capital.
In this episode, Carwyn sits down with James Price, Chief Executive of Transport for Wales.
James took up the post of Chief Executive at Transport for Wales in January 2018 after a period of two years in which he was Chair of Transport for Wales during its start-up phase.
James was Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Welsh Government and was the additional accounting officer for Economy, Transport, Skills and Natural Resources, leading a team of around 2,500 Civil Servants until the end of 2017.
James started his career in Civil engineering contracting before moving into the Civil Service.
James is a professional Economist by training and background having held a number of different roles across the UK with the Welsh Government, the UK Government and with Government-owned Agencies in Wales and England. Since 2007, James has held responsibility for infrastructure delivery for the Welsh Government, firstly as Director for Transport and subsequently as Director General and Deputy Permanent Secretary.