Officer Elections

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Meet the Trustees

Guild Trustees

Officer Trustees

Acacia Matthews

Acacia Matthews

Guild President

Izzy Lawson

Izzy Lawson

Activities & Employability Officer

Ness Chigariro

Ness Chigariro

Education Officer

Tianjie Liu (Alice)

Tianjie Liu (Alice)

International Officer

Ben Lockley

Ben Lockley

Postgraduate Officer

Florie Craddock

Florie Craddock

Sports Officer

 
Reeve Smith

Reeve Smith

Welfare and Community Officer


External Trustees

Robert Smeath - External Trustee

Robert Smeath

Bob Saunders - External Trustee

Johnny Davies

Yinbo Yu - External Trustee

Yinbo Yu

Ian Pain - External Trustee

Ian Pain

Ian Pain - External Trustee

Emma Wedge


University Representative

Erica Conway - External Trustee

Erica Conway


Student Trustees

Kantai Melau

Kantai Melau

Alicia Wickert

Alicia Wickert

Serabi Opiyo

Serabi Opiyo

Akram Nazir

Akram Nazir


Declarations of Interest

NameRoleDate of AppointmentOther MembershipsDeclared Interests 2020/21

Robert Smeath

External Trustee & Chair of Trustee Board

23rd October 2017

Member of Appointments Panel.

Member of Audit & Risk Committee.

Director of New Quadrant Partners Limited. 

Trustee at Inspire at St.Peters, Walworth.

Treasurer at Waterloo Parochial Church Council.

Ian Pain

External Trustee

7th September 2020

Member of HR Committee.

Director of The Crowd Agency.

Emma Wedge

External Trustee

25th May 2020

Member of Finance Committee.

Employed by HMRC as a Lead Solution Consultant in the IT Directorate.

Johnny Davis

External Trustee

20th May 2019

Member of Finance Committee and Engagement Committee.

None.

Yinbo Yu

External Trustee

11th January 2022.

Member of Engagement Committee.

Employee of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

Erica Conway

University Representative Trustee

3rd July 2018

Member of Finance Committee.

University employee and executive board member.

Also holding a number of other company and trustee roles which do not transact or engage with the Guild of Students.

Alicia Wickert

Postgraduate Student Trustee

18th July 2022

None.

None.

Kantai Melau

International Student Trustee

18th July 2022

Member of Audit & Risk Committee.

None.

Serabi Opiyo

BAME Student Trustee

19th July 2021

Member of HR Committee

Member of Student Staff (Employee) at the Guild of Students.

Akram Nazir

Undergraduate Student Trustee

18th July 2022

None.

Employee of the University of Birmingham through WorkLink (casual employee) while a student.

Acacia Matthews

President

18th July 2022

Member of Finance Committee and Appointments Panel

 None.

Izzy Lawson

Activities & Employability Officer

18th July 2022

Member of Engagement Committee and E&E Committee.

 None.

Vanessa Chigariro

Education Officer

18th July 2022

Member of Audit & Risk Committee and EDI Committee.

 None.

Reeve Smith

Welfare & Community Officer

18th July 2022

Member of HR Committee and EDI Committee.

 None.

Florie Craddock

Sports Officer

18th July 2022

 Member of Engagement Committee and E&E Committee

 None.

Tianjie Liu (Alice)

International Officer

18th July 2022

Member of HR Committee and Audit & Risk Committee.

Member of EDI Committee.

 None.

Ben Lockley

Postgraduate Officer

18th July 2022

 Member of Appointments Panel.

 Holme Valley Land – Charity Trustee

Councillor at Holme Valley Parish Council.

Member of the Labour Party.


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