Management

Joel Morris, Chief Operating Officer

In his short life, Joel feels like he’s done some living! He was brought up and saved in a miners’ mission in the Neath valley. Joel spent many years studying to be a professional engineer at Swansea University, being groomed by Tata Steel and Airbus for a management role. With a solid ministry background, Joel has served for two years as a travelling missionary...

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Kevin Green, Finance Officer

Kevin spent 25 years handling insurance claims before joining WEST. His responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of the School’s finances, student fees and the staff payroll. He helped to plant Grace Church in Bridgend and is now a member of a local Baptist church. He is married to Ruth and they have 3 grown-up children. They are also the...

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Donald J.D. Mitchell, Librarian

Donald has a long history of working in educational and academic librarianship. Following his first degree obtained in 1981, he worked in different roles in Strathclyde Schools Service before moving to Wales in 1987 following his marriage to Siân, who is from Bridgend. He worked in Pontypridd College, (later Coleg Morgannwg) building a library service, before moving into...

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Paul Thompson, Resources Manager

Paul lives with his wife in Church Village, Pontypridd where they attend the Rhydyfelin Methodist Church. Paul started out doing a HND in Computer Security in Swansea, then finished off with a degree in Network Management and Security at the University of Glamorgan. In his spare time he does various youth work and Bible studies. Qualifications BSc Network Management and...

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Nigel Evans, Facilities Manager

Nigel is responsible for the smooth running of both the building fabric of WEST and its grounds. This is a challenging occupation! He is married to Hilary and lives in Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, which is the most southerly point in Wales. They have five grandsons. They worship at Brackla Tabernacle in Bridgend. When not working at WEST, Nigel enjoys rugby,...

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Ann Cartwright, Academic Registrar

Ann is married to Alan, and they moved to Wales from the Midlands when he started his BA course at WEST. She originally trained as a Speech and Language Therapist but left the NHS to spend several months volunteering in Romania. Before becoming WEST’s Academic Registrar she worked for 5 years in the Supporter Relations department of a Christian charity in Coventry. In...

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Tibbie Kendall, Programmes Administrator

Tibbie is married to John Kendall, WEST’s Lecturer in Greek. She started work in Financial Services, in order to support John’s studies, but only managed to escape, via redundancy, after 20 years! She joined WEST in 2010, dealing with undergraduate administration. She now handles undergraduate and master’s programme-related administration. Her other interests...

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Alan Hayes, Chef

Alan has recently joined our support staff at WEST to help cater for the in-house students. Alan has worked in many different places such as hotels, the MOD and other universities throughout the UK and in Germany. Alan’s role at WEST has helped bring a time of fellowship, where teachers and students can enjoy food together in the dining room in between lectures. The...

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Nathan Davies, Project Coordinator

Nathan is a local lad from Dinas Powys, only 30 minutes from Bridgend. He is a former student of WEST, graduating in 2011 with a BA degree in Theology. After graduating, Nathan moved to Trevethin with his wife Susan where they had their first daughter, Grace. They moved to the housing estate there to be part of Hill City Church, a new Church plant from Highfields in...

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Eunjig Yang, IFC Administrator

Eunjig has been living in Wales for over ten years. He studied BTh in South Korea and MTh at WEST. After his Masters degree, he was sent as a missionary to Wales, and is now an associate pastor in Gendros Baptist Church, Swansea, where he also helps to coordinate a relatively new international ministry focussing on Chinese students. Married to Junghee Yang, he loves to...

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