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Meet the Trustees

Guild Trustees

Officer Trustees

Mikey Brown - Guild President

Mikey Brown

Guild President

Josephine Conway - Activities & Employability Officer

Josephine Conway

Activities & Employability Officer

Jules Singh - Education Officer

Jules Singh

Education Officer

Wei-Lun Chen - International Officer

Wei-Lun Chen

International Officer

Danielle Murinas - Postgraduate Officer

Danielle Murinas

Postgraduate Officer

George Christian - Sports Officer

George Christian

Sports Officer

 
Aaliyah Simms - Welfare and Community Officer

Aaliyah Simms

Welfare and Community Officer


External Trustees

Robert Smeath - External Trustee

Robert Smeath

Bob Saunders - External Trustee

Johnny Davies

Richard Evans - External Trustee

Henrietta Brealey

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

Thomas Goodman - Student Trustee

Thomas Goodman

Sarah Aray - Student Trustee

Sarah Aray

Jake Poulton - Student Trustee

Jake Poulton

Serabi Opiyo - Student Trustee

Serabi Opiyo


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. 

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 Business Analyst within the Chief Digital Information Office.

Henrietta Brealey

External Trustee

10th September 2019

None.

CEO & Executive Director of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Johnny Davis

External Trustee

20th May 2019

Member of Finance Committee.

None.

Yinbo Yu

External Trustee

11th January 2022.

None.

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.

Thomas Goodman

Postgraduate Student Trustee

13th January 2020

Member of HR Committee.

Trustee, the Burgon Society.

CEO, HackTheMidlands CIC

Nominations Committee Member, The Royal Institution (Ri).

Vice Chair of Governors, Langley Primary School.

Sarah Aray

International Student Trustee

11th January 2021

None.

None.

Serabi Opiyo

BAME Student Trustee

19th July 2021

None.

None.

Jake Poulton

Undergraduate Student Trustee

19th July 2021

Member of Audit & Risk Committee.

Non-paid voluntary role on the Executive Board of Centre Think Tank UK.

Member of the Liberal Democrats.

Mikey Brown

President

19th July 2021

Chair of Finance Committee

Member of EDI Committee.

Member of Appointments Panel.

Director of Birmingham Student Housing Co-Operative Limited.

Director of Student Co-Operative Homes Limited.

Member of the Labour and Co-Operative Parties.

Member of Unite, the Union.

Josephine Conway

Activities & Employability Officer

19th July 2021

Chair of Health & Safety Committee.

Member of Ethical & Environmental Committee.

None.

Jules Singh

Education Officer

20th July 2020

Chair of Audit & Risk Committee.

Director of Café Craft Limited (Bearwood, Birmingham).

Aaliyah Simms

Welfare & Community Officer

19th July 2021

Chair of EDI Committee.

Chair of HR Committee

None.

George Christian

Sports Officer

19th July 2021

Member of Finance Committee

Chair of Ethical & Environmental Committee.

Company Director, ALLMARKONE Limited.

Wei-Lun Chen

International Officer

20th July 2020

Member of EDI Committee
Member of Audit & Risk Committee.
Member of HR Committee.

None.

Danielle Murinas

Postgraduate Officer

19th July 2021

Member of EDI Committee.

Member of Appointments Panel

Member of the Labour Party.


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