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 leads our Researcher Development Programme, a HEFCW-funded initiative seeking to deliver one of the Society's Strategic Priorities - to create an environment that supports Wales’ current and future experts. Barbara also runs our Research Workshop Grant Scheme. Over the past two y... Read More

Dr Haydeé Martínez-Zavala

Haydee is the Clerk to the Council and responsible for providing advice on governance, constitutional and procedural matters and ensuring that the governing body is operating effectively and able to meet all its statutory duties. Haydeé joined the Society after completing her PhD in Engineering at Cardiff University i... Read More

Dr Rhian Powell

Dr Rhian Powell is our Programme Officer for Researcher Development. Rhian, who joined us from the Wales In... Read More

Lisa Stillman

Lisa is our Finance Officer and joined in November 2023. She brings over 15 years of experience working in finance roles for large successful companies and brings significant knowledge of systems and processes that will help the Society. Lisa moved to Wales in 2021. She is passionate about health, fitness and wellbe... Read More

Helen Willson

Helen is our Strategic Engagement Manager. She is responsible for growing the Society’s connections with Fellows across Wales and the world, whilst also developing and promoting the benefits of Fellowship contribution and collaboration. She is passionate about supporting and connecting people and is also extremely pr... Read More