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Trustees

The Board comprises 15 members and meets at least four times a year to carry out its business. Trustees are elected (or selected) via the criteria established within the Union’s Articles of Association to ensure both student leadership and the recruitment of professional expertise.

Sabbatical Trustees (x7)

The Sabbatical Trustees are the 7 annually elected sabbatical officers who act as the Union’s primary student representatives and who take on specific portfolios of responsibility. Sabbatical officers are paid employees who take a year out of their studies, or carry out the role after completion of their final year, to undertake the role. The Union President is a Sabbatical Trustee and oversees the work of the other sabbatical officers. The Union President is the ex officio Chair of the Board.

Students' Union President

Hollie Cooke

SUPresident@Cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1425

Vice President Education

Fadhila A. Al Dhahouri

VPEducation@Cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1428

Vice President Welfare

Nick Fox

VPWelfare@cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1422

Vice President Sports & Athletic Union President

Tom Kelly

VPSports@Cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1438

Vice President Societies

Lamorna Hooker

VPSocieties@Cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1427

Vice President Heath Park Campus

Kirsty Hepburn

VPHeathPark@cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1420

Vice President Postgraduate Students

Jake Smith

VPPostgraduate@cardiff.ac.uk
029 2078 1408

Student Trustees (x3)

The Student Trustees are studying students who undertake the vole on a voluntary basis whilst completing their studies and can serve for up to two years. Students are invited to apply to be Student Trustees as and when vacancies arise and are nominated based on their knowledge, skills and experience.

Student Trustee

Lilly Ryan Harper

Student Trustee

Alex Williams

Student Trustee

Emma Mattin

University Nominated Trustees (x2)

The University Nominated Trustees are nominated by the University Council, with at least one of them being a serving member of the University Council. The University Nominated Trustees bring professional skills to the Board as well as an excellent understanding of Cardiff University. University Nominated Trustees undertake the vole on a voluntary basis for four years and can serve a maximum of four terms.

University Nominated Trustee

Gethin Lewis

University Nominated Trustee

Mark Leighfield

External Trustees (x3)

The External Trustees are nominated by the Board based on their professional knowledge, skills and experience they can bring to the Board. External Trustees undertake the role on a voluntary basis and often take on additional responsibilities within the sub-committees of the Board. External Trustees serve four year terms and can serve for up to four terms.

External Trustee

Dick Roberts

External Trustee

Rakesh Aggarwal

External Trustee

Bethan Walsh