Dafydd James leads the New Media department at Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales, which is responsible for developing digital content for all seven national museums in Wales.
After gaining a Physics degree and an MSc in Multimedia Engineering, Dafydd began work as e-Learning Officer based at St Fagans: National History Museum. He developed various websites, Learning resources and exhibition displays before moving to his current role as Head of New Media. Dafydd is currently responsible for coordinating the department’s activities and implementing the organisation’s strategic initiatives in digital media.
He is a committee member for the Museums Computer Group, chair of the Technology Strand for People Collection Wales and a Trustee for Audiences Wales.