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Term of Office
Born and raised in Gower, Byron was
educated at Knelston County Primary School and Gowerton Boys’
Grammar School and has an honours degree in law. He is married to
Gill and they have one son.
Byron’s career as a police officer
was in London’s Metropolitan Police, where he was seconded
and served for a number of years on the UK National Crime Squad.
During this time, he was seconded to the European Union as an
advisor on combating organised crime. He spent several years living
and working in eastern Europe helping to prepare EU candidate
countries for accession. He is the author of European Union
Commission progress reports for several countries in the Balkan
region and prior to election to the Assembly continued this work as
an independent advisor.