Robert Lloyd Griffiths OBE OStJ is the Director of the Institute of Directors (IoD) for Wales, a post he has held since 2009 following earlier career roles in advertising, PR, marketing and communications. He chaired the Welsh Government’s Micro Business Task and Finish Group and now chairs the Strategic Board overseeing Business Wales which offers support to businesses throughout Wales.

He is a member of both The First minister’s Council for Economic Renewal and The Secretary of State for Wales’ Business advisory Group and also chairs/is a member of a number of Welsh Government review bodies and task and finish groups.

Born and educated in Cardiff, Robert has a degree in Banking and Finance from UWIST (University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology) – now Cardiff Business School, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. His involvement with the charity has spanned many years.