James Owens

James is a Manager for Sport Wales based out of the Mid and West Wales Office.  In addition to being responsible for Sport Wales work within the region he also leads on workforce development across Wales which includes coaches, officials, volunteers and leadership development.

He has a background in Sport Development and Facility Management working and managing leisure centres within Wales and England.  Within Wales he has worked on projects including the community sport review, free swimming and active workplace.

James also represents Sport Wales on the UK Coaching Committee, UK Quest Board and Chief Culture and Leisure Officers of Wales group.

Outside of work, James is involved in many sports including triathlon and cycling along with being kept busy with his 3 children.