In 2013, he was appointed United Kingdom"s first Wales Manager. On 1 July 2013, Owain was appointed the first Wales Manager by United Kingdom and Wici Cymru. His role aims to expand Wicipedia Cymraeg (Welsh Wikipedia) and the English Wikipedia"s coverage of Welsh topics.
As part of this programme, the Welsh Assembly contributed financially to the training of new editors.
In relation to Owain"s appointment, Jon Davies, Chief Executive of United Kingdom, said: "Robin’s appointment as our Wales Manager is a vital part of our outreach strategy. Wicipedia Cymraeg is the world’s most popular Welsh language website and we are proud to support the Welsh language.".