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Gareth Halliwell

Gareth Halliwell, Commissioner


Term: 13 March 2013 to 12 March 2017

Gareth Halliwell is our Commissioner with responsibility for Wales.

He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a member of the Institute of Brewing & Distilling and the European Federation of National Engineering Associations. He has specific knowledge and expertise in leading major operational, capital investment and change management programmes across an international spectrum.

He had an international career in various business sectors, including with Accor/Novotel, the French Hotel & Catering operation, and primarily in the drinks industry for almost 30 years with Guinness/Diageo.

Gareth worked at senior executive and Board level developing and delivering leading-edge business strategies with multi-million pound profit and loss responsibility in international companies based in UK and abroad.

He is multi-lingual, with extensive multicultural commercial and social experience, having lived and worked in many countries around the world.

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