Since 2009, Shân Edwards has been Director and CEO of Celf o Gwmpas, a socially engaged multi-platform arts and access organisation operating across the large rural Mid Wales county of Powys. She is currently Chair of Powys Arts and a key contributor to Creative Powys, a six-year strategic programme of support and intervention for the arts and creative industries in the region. Shân was recently appointed a National Adviser to the Arts Council of Wales with specialisms in equality and diversity, visual arts, cross art form collaborations and arts and sustainability.
A Fine Art graduate of UWE Bristol, Shân’s early career included roles at Camden Arts Centre and with touring theatre company Complicite in London. (Updated 2016)