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Dafydd Iwan

About Dafydd Iwan

Dr. DAFYDD IWAN B.Arch. LL.D.

**Chair, Bontnewydd Community Council, 2008 - 10

**Chair, PEG (Gwynedd Economic Partnership)

**Governor, Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen, Caernarfon
** Director, Sain (Recordiau) Cyf.
** Chair, Gwynn Publishing Company
** Secretary, Cymdeithas Tai Gwynedd

**Board Member, Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw Gallery, Llanbedrog

**Trustee, The Clough Williams Ellis Foundation, Portmeirion

**Board Member, Carers Outreach, North West Wales


** Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Wales
** Honorary Member of the Gorsedd of Bards
** Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and Bangor
** Member of the Welsh Academy and Fellow of the Institute of Welsh Affairs

Personal Details:
Date of Birth: August 24th, 1943
Married to Bethan; two sons Caio (20) and Celt (18). Children from first marriage: Llion, Elliw, Telor

From left to right: Caio Llyn, Bethan, Dafydd, Elliw Haf, Celt Madryn,Telor Hedd and LlionTegai

 

Occupation:
Director of Wales' leading recording company SAIN (Canolfan Sain, Llandwrog, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL54 5TG 01286.831111). Sain produces music on CD, video and DVD for a world-wide market, and multi-media products on video, CD, CD-ROM and DVD, greeting cards and framed pictures. Post-production facilities for sound and TV, and the largest commercial archive of Welsh and Celtic music in the world. Employs 30.

More details at www.sainwales.com

Other responsibilities:
Secretary of Gwynedd Housing Association (charity); Chair of Gwynn music publishing company; Trustee of the Portmeirion Foundation. Lay preacher. Chair Bontnewydd Community Centre and member of Caeathro Chapel and Community Centre.

Publications:
2 autobiographical books, 2 song collections, 20 albums, 4 videos/DVDs.

Societies:
Amnesty International, "Conscience" (for the right not to pay taxes for Weapons of Mass Destruction). Past Chair Cymdeithas yr Iaith. Founder member of Nant Gwrtheyrn Language Centre and Antur Waunfawr foundation for people with learning disability.

Dafydd with members of the Basque Parliament during a break in the Rally at Guernica which Dafydd addressed as one of the guest speakers.