Joe Boyle

Joe is in charge of the Society’s internal and external communications. This covers the production of the Fellows’ bulletin and our monthly newsletter. He also manages our website and social media channels. He supports the rest of the team by promoting the research and policy work we do, ... Read More

Fiona Gaskell

Fiona is the Society’s Fellowship Officer and runs the Society’s Fellowship Election Cycle. This covers the election process (the production of nomination packs; promotion to potential nominees; obtaining references; scr... Read More

Olivia Harrison

Olivia is the Chief Executive of the Learned Society of Wales. She has overall responsibility for the running of the Society, manages the LSW staff team and ensures the delivery the society’s strategic plan by coordinating with and reporting to Council. Read More

Barbara Ibinarriaga Soltero

Barbara looks after the Society’s Early Career Researchers Network. Besides being the main point of contact for the Network members, Barbara produces the monthly ECR Bulletin and leads the organisation of seminars, workshops and other activities. Barbara works closely with Cathy Stroemer to... Read More

Amanda Kirk

Amanda joined the Society in June 2017 and is responsible for the Society’s Governance. This involves managing the Board of Trustees, compliance with all relevant legislations and maintaining and updating the Society’s governing instruments.Read More

Sarah Morse

Sarah looks after the Society's activities in policy and public affairs. This includes monitoring the policy arena, working with Fellows to develop policy positions –jobs?and curating the Society's programme of events. She ... Read More

Cathy Stroemer

Cathy joined the society in April 2022 to lead on the HEFCW-funded Researcher Development programme.    Over the next few years she’ll be developing a series of events targeting new researchers in Wales, giving them opportunities to connect with and learn from our Fellows.Read More

Aisha Ummer

Aisha oversees the Society’s financial administration; she is involved in preparing financial reports and manages day to day transactions. In addition to her primary tasks, she is the key contact for our external payroll provider on all aspects of staff payments. Prior to joining the Learned Society of Wales this... Read More