Senior Management Team

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Minkesh Sood

Chief Executive Officer
Prif Swyddog Gweithredol
I want to live in a world that is kind, caring & fun. A Swansea doctoral alumnus, with 30 years’ experience in forestry, university, equality & Welsh 3rd Sector, I provide effective strategic and operational leadership. When not working, I can be seen playing cricket, volunteering or sipping my favourite malt. 1 part executive, 2 parts geek, 3 parts cricketer!
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Martin Caldwell

Head of Finance & Operations
Pennaeth Cyllid a Gweithrediadau
Hi there, I'm Martin and I oversee all the financial aspects of the Union and work closely with our commercial teams to ensure that we deliver the best possible experience to you all! Away from work I follow my beloved Liverpool FC and can be seen most days going for a run whilst listening to music, currently One Republic, The Pineapple Thief and Marillion


Student Voice Team

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Geri Smits

Lead Student Voice Coordinator
(Societies & Sustainability)
Cydlynydd Cymdeithasau a Gweithgareddau
I love getting to work with societies and on sustainability ventures for the Union, and in my free time enjoy cooking, hanging out with friends, and reading a plethora of books!

Joshua Harrigan

Student Voice Coordinator
(Democracy)
Cydlynydd Llais Myfyrwyr
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Thomas Weller

Student Voice Coordinator
(Opportunities & Sport)
Cydlynydd Llais Myfyrwyr
I'm responsible for the development of our wide range of student volunteers and their activities. I also support our Sports Officer in completing their manifesto.

Joe Davern

Student Voice Coordinator
(Representation)
Swyddog Llais Myfyrwyr
Cynrhychiolaeth
Hey, I'm Joe. My role involves working closely with the Education Officer as well as looking after the student rep system. My job involves collating feedback from all aspects of student life and facilitating positive change!


Advice and Support Team

Chris Ravenhill

Advice Centre Coordinator
Cydlynydd Y Ganolfan Cyngor
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Hayley Harris

Senior Welfare Adviser
Uwch Gynghorydd Lles
My names is Hayley, I am a mum of two who loves my job and helping people. In my spare time, I enjoy doing triathlons, paddleboarding and visiting my favorite place Tenby with my family and dogs. Love cheesy music, chessburgers and cheese boards (seeing a theme here!)

Donna Cleaver

Welfare Adviser
Cynghorydd Lles

Jemma Stock

Welfare Adviser
Cynghorydd Lles


Marketing & Communications Team

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Lewis Israel

Brand and Communications Manager
Rheolwr Brand a Chyfathrebu
I oversee the SU brand and make sure it's consistent and represents our students and our values! I also look after communications and public relations within the SU through social media, email and web. I also work closely with elected students to support their campaigns and promote their good work for the student community at Swansea.

Anwen Williams

Creative Lead
Arweinydd Creadigol

Bleddyn Carter

Commercial Marketing Manager
Rheolwr Marchnata Masnachol
Hi I’m Bleddyn! I love BBQs, Heineken and live music. I hate Sambuca, Stilton and wet socks. I manage the marketing of our commercial services, from campus shops and bars to events like Summer Ball and Welsh Varsity. I’m passionate about delivering the best experience possible for Swansea students. If there is something you think we can do better, I want to hear from you!

Jordan Shamsaee

Sales & Promotions Coordinator
Cydlynydd Gwerthiannau a Hyrwyd
I help with the promtion of our Union Venues and Services, this includes our Bars shops and events. I also am in charge of looking after any external partners who would like to get involved with the Students' Union. Feel free to drop me a message if your keen to learn more about my role or have a business or idea you would like our help advertising.

Amy Hill

Communications Coordinator
Cydlynydd Chyfathrebu
I'm Amy, and I'm the SU's Communications Co-ordinator. As part of my role, I ensure all necessary information is featured on our SU channels, like our social media accounts and our SU website. My favourite thing to do in Swansea is to go watch a sunset down the Gower!


Central Operations

Alys Kaye

Accounting Manager
Rheolwr Cyfrifo
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Bea Rouse

Finance & Facilities Administrator
(Bay Campus)
Gweinyddwr Cyllid a Chyfleusterau
(Campws y Bae)
I have been working for the SU since 2013 when I started as a Finance Assistant and now work between both campuses (Bay & Singleton) still as part of the Finance Team. You can find me hanging around the Finance/Reception desks happy to help with all SU Finance matters, Sports & Societies queries or just general questions about the SU and student life !

Lisa Pritchard

HR & Facilities Administrator
(Singleton)
Gweinyddwr Adnoddau Dynol a Chyfleusterau
(Singleton)

Kate Browne

Finance Assistant
Cynorthwydd Cyllid

Kath Kimber-Aldridge

Finance Assistant
Cynorthwydd Cyllid
Finance Assistant working with Clubs and Societies

Rimi Ahmed

Finance Assistant
Cynorthwydd Cyllid
Hi, I am Rimi and work in Finance, Purchase ledger making sure all the invoices for the Student Union are processed and paid.

IT Coordinator
Cydlynydd TG

Web Developer
Datblygwr Gwe


Commercial Operations

Daniela Tucker

Business Development Manager
Rheolwr Datblygiad Busnes
Hi I'm Daniela I love Aperol Spritz's and cake ! I am responsible for bringing our services to life on campus, like Root, Root Zero and Fulton Outfitters . If you have any ideas of any new services you would like to see on campus please let me know as we love new ideas.

Russell Wade

Events & Licensed Trade Manager
Rheolwr Arloesi & Digwyddiadau
Hey, i was a student at Swansea Uni and had the best time of my life. It's now my job to ensure all students have the same experience.
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Reuben Das

Systems & Production Manager
Rheolwr Systemau a Chynhyrchu
Hi, I'm Reuben! If I'm not running around setting up events, you can usually find me trying to create new sounds in my home studio. I manage the IT team and the production side of all our events (so try to bring you the best experience possible)


Retail Team

Emma Snaydon

Retail Services Manager
(Costcutter)
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Manwerthu
(Costcutter)

Steph Gavey

Retail Services Manager
(Fulton Outfitters & Root)
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Manwerthu
(Fulton Outfitters & Root)

Debbie Treharne

Retail Supervisor
Goruchwyliwr Manwerthu

Ellen Lee

Retail Supervisor
Goruchwyliwr Manwerthu

Annette Thomas

Bakery Supervisor
Goruchwyliwr Pobi

Audra Caldwell

Retail Assistant
Cynorthwyydd Manwerthu


Licensed Trade Team

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Nathan Welsh

Venue Manager
(Tafarn Tawe)
Rheolwr Lleoliad
{Tafarn Tawe}
I have been working for the Students Union for 17 Years as a Venue Manager. I strive to give all Students the best and most enjoyable experience during their time at University. Our Venues are packed with events throughtout the week from Tooters, Open mic night, quizzes and food/drink themed nights. I hope to see you enjoying a Taf burger with a pint very soon

Kevin Storke

Assistant Venue Manager
(Tafarn Tawe)
Rheolwr Lleoliad Cynorthwyol
(Tafarn Tawe)
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Sarah O'Shea

Venue Manager
(JCs & Rebound)
Rheolwr Lleoliad
(JCs & rebound)
I have worked in JCs for several years and had the pleasure to work with many students. I have just been given the JCs mum award by the staff for my help and guidance I have given them along the way. I enjoy working in the bar with the fun fast pace always keeping you on the go.

Callum Ferne

Assistant Venue Manager
(JCs)
Rheolwr Lleoliad Cynorthwyol
(JCs)

Vanessa Lopez

Assistant Venue Manager
(JCs)
Rheolwr Lleoliad Cynorthwyol
(JCs)

Ffion Davies

Events and Community Coordinator

Abby Newton

Events Assistant


Nursery Team

Tracey Knuszka

Nursery Manager
Rheolwr Meithrinfa

Clare Kirkhouse

Senior Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Hyn Meithrinfa

Dawn O'Connell

Senior Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Hyn Meithrinfa

Tracey Jenkins

Senior Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Hyn Meithrinfa

Rhian Nedin

Baby Room Leader
Arweinydd Ystafell Babanod

Ricardo DeMoraes

Nursery Cook
Cogydd Meithrin

Alex Morris

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Cassie Hastings

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Chelsea Jenkins

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Chelsea Parsons

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Danielle Sillitoe

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Elysha Drew

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Emma Gordon

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Jade Evans

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Kim Underwood

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Kirsty Wooles

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa

Sarah Lillicrap

Nursery Nurse
Nyrs Meithrinfa