Elen Jones has been appointed as the new RPS director for Wales.

In her new role, Elen will be accountable for national policy development, professional advocacy and member engagement across Wales, in partnership with the Welsh Pharmacy Board. Elen will drive professional leadership for the pharmacy profession in Wales, working with RPS members, and will take up the post in January 2020.

Commenting on Elen’s appointment, RPS director of pharmacy and member experience Robbie Turner said: “Elen has been instrumental in driving policy development in Wales and Great Britain and I’m keen to work with her as director. She already has extensive networks throughout Wales with pharmacists, other healthcare organisations, patient groups and the Welsh Government. Her experience combined with her drive and energy will help us build our capability to deliver our mission and vision in Wales.”