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Meet the Global Engagement Team

​Our team of dedicated and experienced staff are here to support you throughout your time as an International student at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Global Engagement Senior Management Team

Director of Global Engagement    

Sharon Johnstone

Head of International Recruitment

Adrian Baird

Head of Global Student Advisory Service

Nata​lie Buckland

Head of Global Outreach and Operations

Anna Dukes

Head of TNE
​Theo Koukouravas

International Student Recruitment ​Team

The International Student Recruitment Team are responsible for travelling overseas to offer you help and guidance on applying to study at the University. Much of our work involves attending Exhibitions, events, making visits to schools, our partners and advisers. Details of our visits can be found on our Country Specific Information pages.

Our Admissions Team provide all the information you need in relation to your application to study at Cardiff Met and will process your admissions letters and enquiries.


Head of International Student Recruitment​

Adrian Baird

Regional Managers

Chris Kelly​
​Mable Miao
Nicola Brabyn

International Recruitment Officers

Carys Mai Hughes
Fern Williams
Ryan Powell

​International Marketing and Social Media Manager

Jack Rivers

​International Admissions Manager

Rachel Harrington

International Admissions Officer

Emily ​​Brace

​International Admissions Support Officer
​Gareth Huish

Administrative As​sistant​ - International Admissions

Angharad Edwards

Global Stud​​ent Advisory Service

Head of Global Student Advisory Service

Natalie Buckla​nd

Immigration Compliance ManagerTeresa Kedward
​Immigration Compliance Officer

Cecilia M​artell

International Student ​Advisors

Laura Evans
Nicola Chilcott

Assistant International Student Advisors

Joanna Walters

Catrin Davies

Catherine Kearney

International Student Academic Advisors

Njide Ezechi
Louise Macphail​

Global Opportunities Manager
Rowena Kidger

Global Outreach and Operations Team

The Global Outreach & Operations Team supports Global Engagement in its endeavours to connect with partner universities, organisations and people around the world in the spirit of internationalisation; working with organisations such as the British Council, Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the European Commission in areas of capacity building, knowledge transfer, student/staff mobility exchange and widening access. Developing and managing all Global Engagement systems relating to Overseas Travel, Finance (incl. US Federal Loans) and Operations, the team are able to help with a range of queries, whether you are a student, member of staff, or partner university.


Head of Global Outreach and Operations ​

Anna Dukes

Senior International Finance OfficerDeborah Nemwan​​​
International Finance OfficerAnia Behrendt
Global Outreach and Operations Manager
​Yael R​​av-On
​Project Manager Global Outreach
​Laura Shananhan
​Global Outreach and Operations Compliance Officer
Gwen Jones
​Global Outreach Officer
Jose Prosser
Global Outreach and Operations Administrator
​Arlene Heron


TNE Partnership Team

Head of TNE​​

​Theo Koukouravas​​​

​TNE Partnership Manager and Deputy Head of TNE
David Thomas

TNE Partnership Managers​​

Simon Browning​
Jo Deans
Biju Nair
Dr Ingy Shaaban