Formerly Managing Director of a North Wales-based electronics design and manufacturing company, Idris is a graduate in bio-medical electronics.
As well as promoting and representing the interests of North Wales companies and SMEs through his work for the ESTNet, until recently Idris was the Senior KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnerships) Adviser for Wales and South West England on behalf of Innovate UK. He is also an adviser to high-growth potential Welsh businesses.
He has extensive experience of the technology sector including exporting, and sits on the boards of directors of other organisations. Idris is a fluent Welsh speaker.