Jonathon Poyner

Jonathon Poyner

Organisation: Wales Millennium Centre

Jonathon oversees Venue Operations, Corporate Services, Stage Technical, and Visitor Services to provide an exemplar customer experience and to deliver consistently high standards across the board at Wales Millennium Centre.

Born and educated in Wales, Jonathon has worked in many countries around the world whilst serving in the Army as a regular and then TA officer in the Royal Regiment of Wales.  Jonathon has held several operational and senior management roles throughout his career, in various sectors  including brewing and retail whilst working for SA Brain - Wales’ largest brewer and retailer, in the hospitality sector whilst at Chepstow and Hereford Racecourses and in the FM and manufacturing sectors whilst with the MEM Group providing services for blue chip companies at multiple sites across the UK.

Jonathon is a trustee of the Royal Welsh Museums and Rubicon Dance and is also Director of Ceremonies for St John (Wales).  He supports Cardiff County Council through its Conservation Group which assists Planning and also through the Culture Tourism and Events Committee which supports the Strategic Vision for the City.  Jonathon also supports the Arts Council for Wales, acting as a consultant on behalf of the Centre.

Jonathon is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, and was awarded Chartered Manager of the Year (Wales) in 2012.  He is a Member of the Institute of Directors, and won their  award  for Director in a Social Enterprise (Wales) 2013.