Womenspire 2017 Nominees

Congratulations to all those who have been nominated in our Womenspire 2017 awards and a big thank you to all those who took time out to nominate.

Shortlisting now begins and our team are looking forward to reading the inspiring stories about all those listed below, and have the hard task of identifying a shortlist of three finalists for each category.

Finalists will be announced on 19 May 2017.

Adam Barry
Aimee Bateman Careercake – CEO and Founder
Aimee Lewis Target Group – Operational Trainer
Alexandra Wall Xandra Jane – Founder & Creative Director
Alice Gray Mindful Of Sciene – STEMINST Blogger/Science Blogger
Alison White Carer and Self-employed Writer
Amanda Kirby Do-IT Solutions – Chief Executive Officer
Amanda Milliner Hospital Innovations Ltd – Skills Academy Executive
Amanda Soady
Amy Holland Single Parents Wales – Director
Andrea Burgoyne
Angela Gould RCT Theatres – Creative Producer RCT Theatres
Angela Reed Age Connects Torfaen – Chief Executive
Anna Rogers Cardiff School of Art and Design – Student
Anne Adams-King Welsh Cycling – Chief Executive Officer
Anne Hinchey Wales & West Housing – Chief Executive Officer
Anne-Marie Rogan YMCA Swansea – Chief Executive Officer
Ann-Marie Harkin Wales Audit Office – Director
Avril Lewis ESTnet – Managing Director
Ayaan Hersi
Bea Lovegrove-Owen Beafit – Personal trainer/ run coach/ fitness instructor
Becky Smith Public Health Wales – Social Media Executive
Bernie Bowen-Thomson Safer Wales – Co-CEO
Beth Giles Self Employed – Gallery owner and artist/tutor
Bethan Hawkins Freelance
Bethan Maddock Llamau – Student
Bethany Barguss Low Cost Vans – Client Relations Manager
Bizzy Day The Other Room – Executive Director
Bougumila Dworakowska Memory Lane Cakes – Team Leader
Bridget Kirsop Business Owner / Director
Carol Stephens Mind – Counsellor
Carole Lloyd St. Davids Historical Society – Chair
Cath Peasley
Ceri Gillett This Welsh Mother – Founder/Editor
Chantelle Haughton Cardiff Met University – Lecturer
Cheryl Field HSBC Bank plc – BTB Team Manager
Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and University of Bristol – Consultant Senior Lecturer in Cardiology/Non Invasive Imaging
Chloe Francis Cobbles Kitchen & Deli – Director
Chrissie Stonelake Retired – Student
Christine Atkinson University of South Wales – Head of Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise
Christine Davies Self Employed – Director of Nuture Centre
Claire Morgan Cardiff Metropolitan University – Dean for Learning and Teaching
Clare Ferguson-Walker Self Employed – Company Director
Clare Walters
Clare Way NPT Homes Ltd – Deputy Director of Housing
Clare Williams Penylan Preserves – Owner
Colette Watkins and Helen Buhaenko, Co-manager at the GFG
Colin Riordan Cardiff University – President and Vice Chancellor
Danielle Aberg
Danielle Jones Target Group – Team Leader
Danni Watts-Jones DWJ Wealth Management Ltd – Managing Director
Dawn Evans Ajuda Ltd – Director
Dawn Gullis Cardiff People First – Project Officer
Deb Harper Florence and Bunce – Business owner
Debbie Ellis Wrexham Glyndwr University – Student
Debbie Shaffer Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales – Chief Executive Officer
Debbie Wilcox Newport City Council – Leader of Newport City Council
Denise Williams Neatcrown Corwen Ltd – Production manager
Denise Baker Bethesda Pay As You Feel Cafe – Director
Eleri Williams Displaced People in Action – Development Worker
Ellie Thomas Target Group – Team Leader
Elizabeth Williams – Vice chair/Canolfan Pentre -volunteer
Emily Roberts Menai Science Park / Bangor University – Project Administrator and Marketing Officer
Emily Staples-Stubbs HSBC Bank plc – Root Cause Analysis Manager
Emma Wilkins The UK Business Shows – Managing Director
Emma Gilchrist Motion Rail – Managing Director
Emma Harris
Emma Lane Cardiff University – Senior Lecturer
Emma Leighton 2 – Owner
Emma Lloyd Self Employed – Director
Emma Marshall
Emma Saunders Genesis Biosciences – European General Manager
Emma Yhnell Cardiff University – Health and Care Research Wales Fellow
Eryl Utter-Jones HSBC Bank plc – Bank Clerk
Faith Attwell Marketspace Ltd – Company Founder (Director)
Faye Ward
Ffion Davies Grape and Olive/ S A Brains – Events and Marketing Manager
Ffion Evans Abacare – Registered Manager
Francesca Williams HSBC Bank plc – Business Specialist Team Leader
Gabrielle Corria
Gabrielle Giffard Live Nation – Motorpoint Arena Cardiff – Office Manager / FOH Coordinator
Gary Metcalfe Self Employed – Leadership Coach, Organisational and Personal Development Consultant
Gemma Richards SA Flyers – Director
Gemma Dillon RGM Security – Director
Gemma Hallett miFuture – Founder
Gemma Richards
Geraldine Maddison 3G’s Development Trust – Youth Lead Officer
Gillian Grainger Wrexham Council – Community Diversity Manager
Graham Drewett
Gwen Davies New Welsh Review Limited – Editor
Gwenno Dafydd Self Employed – Leadership and Public Speaking Coach
Hanan Issa Freelance Artist
Hannah Dee Aberystwyth University – Senior Lecturer
Harri Coleman Fabric Social Enterprise – Managing Director
Hayley Baker City of Swansea Aquatic Club – Head Coach
Heather Myers South and Mid Wales Chamber of Commerce – Director
Heidi-Louise Griffiths Maykher Limited – Managing Director
Heledd Williams City of Cardiff Council – Head of Tourism, Venues and Event Marketing
Helen Bailey Baileys and Partners – Director
Helen Northmore Team Wales Roller Derby – Manager, Team Wales Roller Derby, Referee South Wales Silures
Hilary Lappin-Scott
Huw Jakeway South Wales Fire and Rescue Service – Chief Fire Officer
Isabelle Perkins MediWales – Events and Engagement Manager
Jackie Royall Viscose Closures Ltd- Chief Executive Officer
Jan Fortune Cinnamon Press – Owner – Director
Jane Watts
Jasmine Anne Finlayson Westwood Academy – Subject Leader ICT
Jayne Hancock Fields Lodge B&B – Proprietor B&B
Jen Barfoot Homes in Sedgemoor – Managing Director
Jenny Collier Self Employed – Comedian
Jenny Potter Self Employed – Photographer/Fundraiser
Jess Morgan Street Games – Us Girls Wales Manager
Jessica Katie Ellis NHS Wales – Student Nurse
Jo Calcaterra 2 Wish Upon a Star – Admin/Co-ordinator
Joanne Thomas Pentrebane Primary School – Head of Specialist Resource Base
Judi Rhys Arthritis Care – Chief Executive Officer
Julie Grabham JG HR Solutions – Managing Director
Julie Lord Magenta Financial Planning – Chief Executive Officer
Julie Rees
Julie Lydon University of South Wales – Vice Chancellor
Julie-Anne Thomas HSBC – Deputy Head of BTB at HSBC Bank
Karen Graham Rossett Training Ltd – Company Director
Karen Pitt Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency – Coordination Manager
Kate Thomas Low Cost Vans – Marketing Coordinator
Kate Wasserberg The Other Room – Artistic Director
Kate Williams Carmarthenshire County Council – 3×60 sport development officer
Katie Bullon Bull Solutions – Director
Katie Phillips Dawsons – Lettings Administrator
Kay Martin Cardiff and Vale College – Principal
Kelly Jordan NPTC College Group – Enterprise and Employability Champion
Kelly Sherwood Neath Port Talbot College Group – Head of School HSC
Kelly Bolderson Glamorgan Telecom – Managing Director
Kelly Bubbins Cardiff Council – Lead Practitioner of English
Kerrie Griffin-Rogers Feathers Of Italy and Turtledove Hideaway – Director
Kerry Ferguson Gwe Cambrian Web Cyf – Director
Kim Bird About the Funeral – Chief Executive Officer
Kim Griffiths Llanelli Women’s Aid – Head of Business development
Kimberley Warner Ffilm Cymru Wales – Head of Creative Business
Kimberley Littlemore eHealth Digital Media Limited – Creative Director (and co-founder)
Laura Emily Dunn LED Media – Managing Director
Laura Hodges Laura Jayne Photography – Photographer
Lauretta Hughes Student
Leanne Farr Solar Plants – Sales Director
Leanne Wood Leader of Plaid Cymru
Leon Brown Pinkspiration – Volunteer
Lina Verseckaite Aberystwyth University Sports Centre – Personal Trainer
Linda James BulliesOut – CEO & Founder
Linda Tomos National Library of Wales – Librarian & Chief Executive
Lindsey Anne Hedges Akamuti – Managing Director
Lisa Rosser Camau Cyntaf – Caterpillar Corner – Childcare Assistant
Lissa Clayton
Louise Bright University of South Wales – Director Research and Business Engagement
Louise Harris Big Learning Company – Chief Executive Officer
Lucy Marland Cardiff Metropolitan University – Running Leader
Lucy Teresa Huws Ysgol Penglais/ Penglais school – Teacher
Lusi Lawler Cardiff Metropolitan University – Student Placement
Lyanna Tsakiris
Lynne Thomas Cardiff University – Project Manager Community Gateway
Lynne Williams Windermere images – Chief Executive Officer
Lynnette Thomas Cardiff University – Head of Engagement
Lynsey Davies Cyfle Building Skills – Apprentice Plasterer
Maria Mesa Women Connect First – Operational Director
Marian Evans
Mary Richards Coleg Sir Gar – Assistant Head Land Based Studies
Melanie Gray
Meleri Davies Ogwen Partnership – Chief Officer
Mica Allwood Target Group – Operational Trainer
Michelle Beer Ferrycake Marketing & PR – Chief Marketing Consultant / Owner
Michelle Inch Self Employed – Chief Executive Officer
Michelle Bartleet- Greavey Baa Stool – Managing Director
Michelle Christopher Student
Molly Hartson Fabric Social Enterprise – Senior Support Worker
Natalie Clements Made TV – Operations Manager
Nia Gwynn Meacher Bangor University – Deputy Director (HR) Development
Nia Lloyd RenewableUK – Digital Services Manager
Nia Lloyd Knott Real Wales Tours
Nicky Edmonds MSC Nutrition – Director
Nicola Carter Dyfed-Powys Police – Chief Inspector
Nicola John Totaldoors UK Ltd – Director
Nicole Garnon Newsquest – Editor
Nikki Giant Full Circle Education CIC – Director
Nisha Rawindaran Aytel Systems ltd – Director of Finance
Olivia Evans Flying Tiger Copenhagen (Tiger Cardiff Ltd.) – Finance Assistant
Olwen Moseley Cardiff Metropolitan University – Dean of Cardiff School of Art and Design
Ourania Vamvaka The City of Cardiff Council – Service Delivery Advisor Develop
Pamela Connor Cwm Taf – Team Leader
Paul Chaney Cardiff University – Professor and Co-director of WISERD
Philippa Tuttiett Sky Sports and Dame kelly Holmes trust – Welsh rugby International – Sky Sports Ambassador – Dame Kelly Holmes Trust Mentor
Phillippa Pearson Dwr Cymru Welsh Water – Catchment Manager
Pryderi ap Rhisiart Menai Science Park – Project Manager
Rachael Roberts Self Employed – Artist
Rachel Jerman BayWa re – Finance Director
Rachel Joy Matthews
Rachel Miller Avant – Founding Director
Rachel Moss Wales Audit Office – Head of Communications
Rachel Munday Dulas Ltd – Director and Head of Team
Rachel O’Riordan Sherman Theatre – Artistic Director
Rachel Sharp Wildlife Trusts Wales – Chief Executive Officer
Rachel Speed HSBC Bank plc – Regional Director
Rachel Stevens Coyote Touch Rugby Leader – Captain of Wales Women’s
Rebecca Erasmus RGM Security – Director
Rebecca Hurn Self Employed – Singer/ Songwriter & Music Teacher
Rebecca James Full Circle Education – Marketing & Events Assistant
Rebekah Hawkins The Number Hub/At College – Trainee Bookkeeper
Rhian Burke
Rhian East Waters Creative Ltd – Director
Rhiannon Barry
Richard Webb Principality – Chief Compliance and Conduct Officer
Robyn Hale Lynda Hale, Ty Teulu – Company Director
Rosy Berry Retired – Campaigner/community organiser/volunteer
Sally Arcari
Sally Church Torfaen Leisure Trust – CEO
Sally Gronow
Samantha Rosie BBC – Executive Producer – BBC Studios (Wales, Unscripted Productions)
Sara Flay Legacy International Group – CEO
Sara Gibbon Masco UK Window Group – Credit Manager
Sara Jones Welsh Retail Consortium – Head of the Welsh Retail Consortium
Sarah Draper Inspire Fitness Merthyr – Director of Inspire Fitness Merthyr
Sarah Hyde (Nee MacDonald) Self Employed
Sarah Jones Welsh Netball – CEO Welsh Netball
Sarah MacDonald Nappy Go Lucky (Wales) Ltd – Directo
Sarah Wynne Wynne & Co – Business Owner
Sharon Davies Cadwalladers – Chairperson
Sharon Lovell National Youth Advocacy Services Cymru – Director
Sheladevi Nair Self Employed – Freelance Reseacher
Shoned Owen Tanya Whitebits – Founder & Managing Director
Sian Hope
Sian O’Callaghan BBC Cymru Wales – Head of Change, BBC Cymru Wales
Sian Preddy Student
Sian TaylorCardiff Metropolitan University – Senior Lecturer
Siobhan Thomas Seer Green – Founding Director
Siriol Burford Self Employed and South Wales Police [Education] – Safeguarding, Well-being and Healthy Relationships consultant
Sonia Reynolds Self Employed
Sophie Buchaillard Cardiff University – Associate Registrar Strategy
Sophie Evitt Self Employed – Coach and Climbing Instructor
Sophie Howe Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – Future Generations Commissioner for Wales
Tamara Harvey Clwyd Theatr Cymru – Artistic Director
Tanya Lynch Self Employed – Owner/Editor Penarth View Magazine, Director Business women Connect, Director Lynchpin Media Wales
Tara Ivins TJ’s Roller Skating ltd – Company Owner
Tracey Ann Breese Breese Adventures – Partner
Tracey Brown Rubicon Dance – Training and Mentoring Leader
Tracy Pallant Valley and Vale Community Arts, Arts Council of Wales – Project Manager
Tracy Wallbank The Parent Network – Petra Publishing Coordinator Volunteer
Verity Hayes Fabric Social Enterprise – Manager
Victoria Williams Smart Education – Head of Centre
Victoria Burchell-Whittle Vicci’s Cleaning Services – Business Owner
Viv Buckley Bridgend College – Deputy Principal
Wayne Humphries Abacare – Care Worker
Wendy Sadler Science Made Simple/Cardiff University – Director, Science Made Simple
Willow Holloway
Yvonne Murphy Freelance Director, Creative Agent and Producer and Director Omidaze Productions
Zubeyde Bayram Weston University of Southampton – Lecturer