Yvonne Perkins


Yvonne Saker


​Programme Manager

Telephone number: 029 2041 6537
Email address: YPerkins@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Yvonne is the School Academic Projects Support Manager and works with the Director of Learning and Teaching, Director of Academic Programmes, Associate Dean of Internationalisation and Timetable Co-ordinator with the introduction of new initiatives within the School.

She is also the Programme Manager for the MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine course.  Working alongside the Programme Director, Yvonne plays a key role in the continuous improvement of the programme, the logistics of the residential courses and provides a link between the academic and medical professionals who lecture on the course. She is also the main point of contact for all enquiries in this area.​

Research / Publications

MBA Thesis - Effects of Sports Massage on Stress and Productivity Levels within a Contact Centre ​

Teaching and Supervision

I currently teach elements of the SSP7056 Research Process module, and assist module leaders in SSP7057 Sports Injuries and Clinical Methods, SSP7058 Sport and Exercise Medicine I, SSP7054 Sport and Exercise Science and SSP7055 Sport and Exercise Medicine II with the planning and logistics of the modules throughout the year.

Qualifications and Awards

MBA (Distinction)
BA (Hons) Sport and Human Movement Studies

Sport / Coaching Profile

Chairman – Volleyball Wales
Beach Volleyball - Admin Group Leader at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Head of Delegation at European Volleyball Championships 2014 (Wales)
Head of Delegation Welsh Volleyball at School Games (2011-2014)
Welsh Junior Volleyball Manager (2009/10)
Welsh Universities Volleyball Manager (2001-2007)
Played for Welsh Universities (1996, 1997, 2005, 2006)