Dr Owain ap Gareth is Reseach and Campaigns Officer for Electoral Reform Society Wales. He has helped produce several research projects for ERS Wales including 'Reduce and Equalise' with Lewis Baston, and the Welsh Assembly Election 2011 report with Professor Roger Scully. He was lead author on the "Size Matters" Report on the need for a larger Welsh Assembly in partnership with the Wales Governance Centre.

Owain has a PhD from Aberystwyth University on Welsh cultural and political identities, and has taught seminars on subjects varying from Welsh and British Politics, 'Third World' Politics and International Relations Theory. Owain is a fluent Welsh speaker.