Dafydd Trystan Davies
Dafydd Trystan Davies (born 11 August 1974) is a Welsh academic and politician, and the current chair of Plaid Cymru. Trystan is currently the Senior Academic Manager and Registrar for Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
Dafydd Trystan Davies was born in Aberdare and now lives in Grangetown, Cardiff. He studied at Ysgol Rhydfelen and at Aberystwyth University, gaining a doctorate for his work on Globalisation and the Welsh economy.
Davies was Plaid's parliamentary candidate for the Cynon Valley constituency at the 2010 general election, and was the party's candidate for the Welsh Assembly for the same constituency in 2011. In July 2013 he was selected as Plaid's Welsh Assembly candidate for the Cardiff South and Penarth seat, for the elections in 2016, where he came third with 14.3% of the votes.
Davies succeeded Helen Mary Jones in the position of chair at the annual conference of Plaid Cymru in October 2013.
- Aberdare Online - DAFYDD TRYSTAN DAVIES Plaid candidate Cynon Valley, 5 May 2010
- Plaid Cymru official website: "Dafydd Trystan Davies is the new Plaid Cymru chair", 12 October 2013 Archived 22 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 15 October 2013
- Aberdare Online, 14 October 2013 Archived 2013-10-17 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 15 October 2013
- Wales Online, "Dr Dafydd Trystan Davies selected as Cynon Valley’s Plaid Cymru candidate in next year’s Welsh Assembly elections", 16 September 2010. Accessed 15 October 2013
- "PLAID’S DR DAFYDD TRYSTAN DAVIES TO FIGHT LABOUR’S VAUGHAN GETHING FOR PENARTH ASSEMBLY SEAT", Penarth News, 26 July 2013. Accessed 15 October 2013
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Helen Mary Jones
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