Meirion Prys Jones
European Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity, Chief Executive

Meirion Prys Jones spent 18 years working in the field of  in education, in three secondary schools (10 years) and then as an educational consultant/adviser/inspector in a local authority in Wales. He also qualified as a Registered Inspector of Schools in Wales

In 1994 he joined the newly established Welsh Language Board, initially as Head of the Education Department, then as Chief Executive for 8 years. At the WLB he was responsible for 80 members of staff, in 14 offices in different parts of Wales, and for a budget of £13 million (16.5m euro)

In 2007 he was elected Chairman of the European Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity (NPLD) In 2012 he was appointed the Chief Executive of NPLD.