Wyn Jones was born in 1949 and was educated at Liverpool Polytechnic College.
being elected, Ieuan worked as a solicitor.
was first elected to the Assembly in May 1999. In 2000 he was elected as
President of Plaid Cymru with 77 per cent of the vote.
served as Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly until the 2007 election when
the One Wales Government was formed, and he became the Deputy First Minister.
On 19 July 2007, it was announced that Ieuan would also be Minister for Economy
political interests are many and varied but he has a special interest in health
Ieuan was made a fellow of the
University of Wales, Bangor in 2009.