The Welsh Government have announce that Jason Thomas has recently been appointed the new Director for Culture, Tourism and Sport and brings a wealth of varied experience to the role.
Before taking up this post, Jason led both Cadw and the Museums, Archives and Libraries Divisions within the Welsh Government. Prior to this Jason was seconded to Cardiff Airport as the Chief of Staff, where he played a key role in transforming the airport once it came under public ownership.
Jason has worked for Welsh Government the majority of his career, particularly within the Department for Economy and Infrastructure, and has led a number of major government programmes, projects and successful teams.
Jason leads a Directorate of around 400 people working across the whole of Wales, is accountable for a budget of circa £115m and looks forward to working with the Wales Tourism industry.