Trustees

Trustees

The Students' Union is a registered charity representing the interests of over 25,000 students of UWE and running a variety of services and commercial outlets. The Board of Trustees acts on behalf of the Students’ Union with the ultimate responsibility for the strategic direction and financial well-being of the organisation.

The Board of Trustees contains five elected officer trustees and two student trustees, whose role is to ensure that all decisions are made with the best interests of students at heart and that UWESU is serving its members to the best of its ability. 

The Board also has up to five external independent trustees, these are voluntary positions filled by people who have knowledge and experience in one or some of the following areas: finance, human resources, strategic development, fundraising & campaigning, business management and not for profit organisations.

Current Trustees 

GIANG NGUYEN

Type of Trustee: Elected Officer - SU President
Took office: July 2018
Due to leave: June 2019

AYRDEN POCOCK

Type of Trustee: Elected Officer - Vice-President Education 
Took office: July 2018
Due to leave: June 2019

AUGUSTA NNAJIOFOR

Type of Trustee: Elected Officer - Vice-President Community & Welfare
Took office: July 2018 
Due to leave: June 2019

JADE MARSELLA

Type of Trustee: Elected Officer - Vice-President Sports and Health
Took office: July 2018
Due to leave: June 2019

FREDDIE GOUGH

Type of Trustee: Elected Officer - Vice-President Societies & Communication
Took office: July 2018
Due to leave: June 2019 

vacant

Type of Trustee: Student
Took office: June 2018
Due to leave:

VACANT

Type of Trustee: External
Took office: June 2018
Due to leave:

Chris Clements

Type of Trustee: External
Took office: April 2015
Due to leave: March 2019

William Omoma

Type of Trustee: Student
Took office: October 2017
Due to leave: November 2021

lES redWOOD

Type of Trustee:  External
Took Office:  June 2018
Due to leave:  April 2022

Clare Davidson

Type of Trustee:  External
Took Office:  1st April 2014
Due to leave:  31st March 2022
 
Clare Davidson is one of 5% of the UK’s female executives who has run a business employing more than a thousand employees and it was based in Bristol. Passionate about the value employee engagement brings to driving a successful business Clare believes she can bring this knowledge and expertise to support us in our desire to increase the engagement of our students to take an even more active interest in the Students Union. 

Clare’s has spent the last six years accumulating a wealth of knowledge in online communication channels understanding how to optimise them to add value to customer needs, expertise that will be of real value to us as we progress with our ambitions to reach out to more of our community. She has also recently completed the IDM Diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing .

Clare is passionate about the South West, she is an active Ambassador for GFirst LEP helping to drive their strategic plan for increased investment in Gloucestershire and believes strongly that we need to develop and retain talent in the region.

Clare is married with two sons, one in his first year at Plymouth University and the other completing his GCSEs this year.