South West Wales

Celtic Manor's Sir Terry Matthews is Swansea region chief

Sir Terry Matthews Image copyright PA
Image caption Sir Terry will advise the Welsh government on issues concerning the region

Celtic Manor boss Sir Terry Matthews has been appointed chairman of a Welsh government body which aims to draw inward investment to south Wales.

The 71-year-old, who lives in Canada, will head up the Swansea Bay City Region following the departure of Swansea council leader David Phillips.

It covers Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

Sir Terry will advise the government on issues concerning the region.

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