Dyfed Alsop has been appointed as the first Chief Executive of the WRA until August 2019.
Dyfed worked for a number of years for HSBC in Wales and internationally in Spain, Argentina and Brazil before joining the Civil Service. Dyfed started his civil service career at HM Customs and Excise in 2001 as an Economic Advisor. He then moved to a policy role in HM Treasury before joining HM Revenue and Customs in 2003 where he held positions in the Strategy Unit and in Knowledge, Analysis and Intelligence. From 2009 he led a number of board level roles at the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) including HR and Change and latterly as the Chief Strategy Officer. Whilst at the VOA, he designed and delivered major change programmes including significant reforms to the local tax system. Dyfed has acted as the Welsh Revenue Authority Implementation Director since August 2016.
A fluent Welsh speaker from north Wales, Dyfed studied at the University of Wales in Swansea.