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Michael Plaut

Job Role: Chair of the Board

Honours: OBE

Formerly Chair of CBI Wales, Michael is a Welsh business leader and passionate arts supporter with wide-ranging global experience. He is influential in shaping public policy and his business advice is sought after by governments in both Westminster and Cardiff. With extensive knowledge of commercial and non-profit organisations, he started his career as an investment banker in London before returning to Wales to run a business. By invitation of the Secretary of State for Wales, he chaired Building a More Prosperous Wales, a report for the UK Government on the Welsh economy, and has an OBE for services to business and entrepreneurship.

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