Dr Dyfan Powel, Senior Consultant

He then studied for a PhD in international relations at Aberystwyth University with a semester as a visiting researcher at Antwerp University, receiving his doctorate in 2017. Dyfan also worked on a range of research projects at the university, and was employed until December 2017 as a research associate on a WISERD Civil Society project focussing on statutory and non-statutory education in Wales.  


Dyfan started with Wavehill in late 2017, bringing with him a range of research skills and experiences. He has received ESRC doctoral training as a social science researcher and possesses sophisticated understanding and experience of both qualitative and quantitative research. His past research experiences have taken him across the UK, Europe and the United States, working in turn with NGOs, businesses and governments. Though trained and experienced in employing a range of research methodologies, he is a particularly experienced qualitative researcher. 

T: 01545 571711

E: dyfan.powel@wavehill.com


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Dr Dyfan Powel is originally from Swansea in South Wales and is a first language Welsh-speaker. He has almost ten years’ experience as a researcher in the public, academic and private sector. Dyfan was a researcher at the National Assembly for Wales from 2008-2012, working with the Heritage Minister and with Assembly Members on a range of portfolios including economic development, the Welsh language, broadcasting, education and rural affairs policy.