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Representing and supporting students to develop and achieve

We have a dedicated team of core staff who support our Officers and help them achieve their aims. The team also manages the day-to-day activities of the Students' Union.

Chief Executive

Sophie supports the Officers during their time in office to help them achieve their manifesto aims. She also leads the core staff team, ensuring the continuous strategic development of WSU.

Sophie Williams
Favourite colour: Orange
Favourite ice cream flavour: Phish Food
Favourite superhero: Black Panther

Student Engagement 

Our Student Engagement team look to involve all our students across a wide range of activities including Student Voice, democracy, governance, Societies, Volunteering, RAG, and our Help & Advice service.


Tim Hewes-Belton - Student Engagement Manager
Favourite film: Coyote Ugly
Favourite holiday destination: Israel
Favourite dinosaur: Brachiosaurus

Jack Moore - Student Engagement Coordinator
Favourite band: Queen
Favourite chocolate bar: Galaxy
Favourite sport: Rugby

Kate Gynn - Academic and Welfare Advisor
Favourite colour: Yellow
Favourite TV show: Neighbours
Favourite book: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Abbie Banner - Student Voice Assistant
Favourite film: The Great Escape
Favourite band: Cradle of Filth
Favourite sport: Rugby

Juwairiyyah Wali - Student Networks and Volunteering Assistant
Favourite band: A Tribe Called Quest
Favourite chocolate bar: Wispa
Favourite superhero: Valkyrie


Providing support to our Clubs and their members, Sophie and Dan are the first point of contact for all SU Sport and any students looking to start up new Clubs.

Sophie Smith - Sport Development Coordinator
Favourite film: A Cinderella Story
Favourite chocolate bar: Kit Kat Chunky
Favourite book: The Tiger That Came To Tea

Dan  - Student Sport Administrator
Favourite film: Bend it Like Beckham
Favourite holiday destination: Thailand
Favourite dinosaur: Barney

Bar and Events

Matt and Jenko are responsible for The Hangar bar and the entertainment it provides. They work hard to ensure The Hangar is a vibrant and safe venue for students to socialise in.

Matt Birbeck - Venue and Events Manager
Favourite TV show: The Boys
Favourite chocolate bar: Kit Kat
Favourite sport: Chess

Joe 'Jenko' Jenkins - Venue and Events Supervisor
Favourite band: Arctic Monkeys
Favourite ice cream flavour: Rum and Raisin
Favourite super hero: Spiderman

Marketing & Communications

Our marketing team support all of our campaigns and events. They manage the SU website, social media platforms, and produce a range of physical and digital media.


Clement Servini - Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Favourite film: The Fifth Element
Favourite holiday destination: Seoul
Favourite superhero: Shadowcat

Alannah Williams - Marketing & Communications Assistant
Favourite band: The Strokes
Favourite chocolate bar: Terry's Chocolate Orange
Favourite ice cream flavour: Strawberry

Finance & HR

Our Finance & HR team manage and review the finances of the SU. They also provide financial support to our Clubs and Societies, and negotiate our commerical contracts.

Rob Cox - Finance Manager
Favourite film: Top Gun
Favourite sport: Basketball
Favourite dinosaur: Sophie Williams

Bev Hemming - Finance & Commercial Assistant
Favourite TV show: Death in Paradise
Favourite holiday destination: Rome
Favourite ice cream flavour: Mint Choc Chip

Samina Fiaz - HR & Admin Coordinator
Favourite band: Oasis, Take That, or ABBA
Favourite TV show: Desperate Housewives or Sex in the City
Favourite ice cream flavour: Salted Caramel