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Heads of state and government
- Baron Jenkins of Hillhead, President of the European Commission (6 January 1977 – 19 January 1981)
- Barham Salih, Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan (1 September 2009 – 17 January 2012)
- Faisal al-Fayez, Prime Minister of Jordan (25 October 2003 – 5 April 2005)
- Christine Chapman, AM for Cynon Valley
- Wayne David, MP for Caerphilly and Shadow Minister for Europe
- Guto Harri, Communications Director for the Mayor of London Boris Johnson's administration at London City Hall
- Elin Jones, AM for Ceredigion and Minister for Rural Affairs
- Sir Emyr Jones Parry, former British Permanent Representative to the United Nations, (2003–2007)
- Glenys Kinnock, former MEP and former UK Foreign Office Minister
- Neil Kinnock, Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (2 October 1983– 18 July 1992)
- Mike Hedges AM for Swansea East
- Hilary Marquand, former MP for Cardiff East
- Robert Minhinnick, co-founder of Friends of the Earth (Cymru)
- Christopher Walter Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, advisor to Margaret Thatcher
- Craig Oliver, current Conservative Party Director of Communications
- Bill Rammell, former MP for Harlow
- General Sir David Richards, current Chief of the Defence Staff
- Brian Wilson, former MP for Cunninghame North
- Professor Robin Attfield, philosopher
- Professor Yehuda Bauer, Professor of Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- Professor Leszek Borysiewicz, Deputy Rector of Imperial College London and Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council. Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
- The Rt Revd Gregory Cameron, Bishop of St Asaph
- Dr. Sheila Cameron QC, lawyer and ecclesiastical judge
- Professor Archie Cochrane, pioneer of scientific method in medicine
- Professor Peter Coles, Professor of Astrophysics
- Rt Revd Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
- Professor Alun Davies, bioscientist
- Jonathan Deibel, leading researcher into Wirewound Resistors
- Professor Huw Dixon, economist
- Professor Stephen Dunnett, neuroscientist
- Professor Sir Martin Evans, Nobel Prize for Medicine 2007
- Professor Dr Robert Huber, Professor of Chemistry, Nobel Laureate – The Nobel Prize in Chemistry1988
- Professor John Loughlin, Professor of Politics
- Professor Vaughan Lowe QC, (Chichele Professor of Public International Law in the University of Oxford
- Professor Patrick Minford, Professor of Applied Economics
- John Warwick Montgomery – American lawyer, theologian and academic known for his work in the field of Christian Apologetics; Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Christian Thought at Patrick Henry College.
- Christopher Norris, literary critic
- Professor Sir Keith Peters, FRS PMedSci (Regius Professor of Physic in the University of Cambridge)
- Dr Alice Roberts, clinical anatomist and osteoarchaeologist
- H. W. Lloyd Tanner, Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy (1883–1909)
- The Rt Revd Dominic Walker, OGS, Bishop of Monmouth
- Professor Keith Ward, philosopher, Gresham Professor of Divinity, Gresham College
- Richard Clarke, philosopher
- Chandra Wickramasinghe, professor of Applied Mathematics – one of the foremost authorities on organic cosmic dust
- Rheinallt Nantlais Williams, academic
- Dr Mansoor Alawar – The Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, Dubai.
- Dr Jamal Alsumaiti – Director General, Dubai Judicial Institute
- Stephen Bird, Chief Executive Officer of Citibank consumer banking in Asia Pacific
- Spencer Dale, Chief economist, Bank of England.
- Andrew Gould, Chairman and former CEO, Schlumberger Limited
- Martin Lewis, personal finance journalist, television presenter and website entrepreneur
- Dame Mary Perkins, Founder of Specsavers
- Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO of GE Transportation
- Nathan Cleverly, professional boxer and current WBO light heavyweight world champion
- Gareth Davies, former Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player, and current chief executive of Cardiff Rugby Football Club
- Gerald Davies, former Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player
- Mike Hall, former Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player
- Steven Outerbridge, Bermudian cricketer
- Jamie Roberts, Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player
- James Tomlinson, English cricketer
- Bradley Wadlan, Welsh cricketer
Arts and Journalism
- Matt Barbet, journalist
- Manish Bhasin, journalist and television presenter
- Nick Broomfield, documentary filmmaker and receiver of the BAFTA Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Documentary
- Philip Cashian, composer
- Rahul Kanwal, journalist and executive director Headlines Today.
- Suw Charman-Anderson, journalist and social software consultant.
- Adrian Chiles, television presenter
- Gillian Clarke, poet and receiver of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
- Huw Edwards, journalist
- Ken Elias, artist/painter
- Max Foster, CNN Anchor, CNN Today
- M. A. Griffiths, poet
- Julia Hartley-Brewer, journalist and television presenter
- Jiang Heping, Executive Director of the CCTV Sports Programming Centre and Controller of CCTV-5
- Tim Hetherington, photo-journalist and co-director of Academy Award-nominated Restrepo
- Alun Hoddinott, composer
- Karl Jenkins, composer
- Alan Johnston, journalist
- Riz Khan, journalist and television interviewer
- Bernard Knight, crime writer
- Siân Lloyd, television presenter
- Los Campesinos!
- Philip Madoc, actor
- Paul Moorcraft, writer
- Sharon Morgan, actress
- Siân Phillips, actress
- Susanna Reid, television presenter
- James Righton, musician
- Arlene Sierra, composer
- Professor Richard Tait, former BBC Governor and BBC trustee
- Craig Thomas, author
- Vedhika Kumar, Indian Actress
- Grace Williams, composer
- Simon Lane, one half of the popular internet show "Yogscast"
- "Former Permanent Representatives". United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations. Retrieved 4 March 2011.
- "Robert Minhinnick". British Council. Retrieved 4 March 2011.
- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "Nobel laureate joins University". Cardiff University. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
- "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
- "JWM's WEB SITE". Retrieved 10 September 2012.
- "Schlumberger CEO to retire, remains as chairman". Forbes. Retrieved 1 August 2011. [dead link]
- "CNN International – Anchors & Reporters – Max Foster". CNN International. Retrieved 4 March 2011.