Hywel Jarman, Director of External Affairs, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation
As director of external affairs, Hywel promotes manufacturing and the wider industry to political parties, advisers, the media and others who play an influential role in shaping the business landscape. He also leads EEF’s Brussels team, who are working closely with Ceemet, our European association, to support an industrial renaissance in Europe.
Hywel began his career in journalism at the BBC before going on to work for regional and national newspapers. Prior to joining EEF, Hywel held a number of senior communications roles in local government, the NHS and the police. He also supported the development of the academies programme in England and spent five years as a non-executive director and deputy chairman of an NHS Hospital Trust.