Hywel joined the Cardiff City FC Foundation as a trustee in October 2018. 

Hywel's lead responsibilities and area of expertise includes children’s rights, social care and the civil service. 

Hywel was Head of Public Affairs for the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, responsible for implementing a comprehensive strategy influencing the Welsh Government’s programme for government to safeguard children’s rights.

As Social Care Wales’ current Assistant Director of Regulation, Hywel leads on the delivery of a high performing regulatory framework aiming to provide public confidence in the social care workforce.