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Wolfestone Co-Founder Shortlisted in this Year’s Leading Wales Awards


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Roy Allkin, Co-Founder and Director of Wolfestone has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards.

The 2017 Leading Wales Awards (Wales’ long-established and only dedicated leadership awards) in association with The Institute of Leadership and Management have announced this year’s short list.

The award-winning alumni include Laura Tenison MBE, Jo Jo Maman Bébé, Mario Kreft MBE, CEO of Pendine Park Care Homes, Kelly Davies, Managing Director of Vi-Ability and Dr Sabine Maguire of Sparkle, South Gwent Children’s Foundation.

Roy Allkin

He has been nominated in the Leadership in the Private Sector category for his leadership role with Swansea-based translation company, Wolfestone, and is one of three finalists in the category.

Barbara Chidgey, Chair of the Leading Wales Awards, said;

“The shortlist reflects a very high standard and diverse range of leaders working in all sectors across Wales; our panels of judges will have a tough job on judging day on July 14th. On behalf of the Leading Wales Awards Consortium I would like to thank everyone who made the effort to nominate and share such fantastic examples of “Leaders in Wales”. It’s set to be another very exciting year for Wales’ only leadership awards.”

Alex Parr, Managing Director of Wolfestone said of Mr Allkin’s nomination:

“I’m hugely pleased to see Roy Allkin nominated for this prestigious Leading Wales Award. Since its inception in 2006, Roy’s knowledge, expertise, determination and leadership has lifted Wolfestone from a provider of small certificate translations to a multimillion pound language service provider.”

“Working alongside Roy has taught me a great deal about leadership and I look forward to collaborating with him well into the future to continue setting and achieving ambitious goals for Wolfestone.”

The winners will be announced at the lunchtime awards ceremony, which will take place at the Hilton Cardiff on Thursday 21st September.

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This press release was originally published on on July 19th, 2017.