Robert O’Dwyer

Robert O’Dwyer


Head of Infrastructure

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Rob is responsible for coordinating all infrastructure activity within CCRCD. In practice, this covers oversight of the CS Foundry Project and associated Compound Semiconductor Cluster Engagement, Sites and Premises Fund, Energy Strategy and implementing preparations for our UK Government Gateway Review.

Rob graduated as a quantity surveyor from Bristol University. He has held senior positions within local government for over 20 years, as Head of Business Transformation and formerly Head of Property Services & Procurement. During this time he was responsible for delivering major capital investment projects and operational facilities management.

Rob is also a company director of Y Prentis and is passionate about opportunities for young people and making a difference to people’s lives in the region. Another passion is for the environment and he is always keen to ensure the ‘green agenda’ is high on the priority list. 

Outside of work Rob is a keen traveller, cyclists and tennis player. More recently he has purchased a VW camper van and is looking forward to touring around the UK.

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Rhys Thomas

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Nicola Somerville

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Hrjinder Singh

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Suzanne Chesterton

Head Of Governance Policy & Communications

Colan Mehaffey

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