This register is maintained by the Clerk to the Board of Governors.

In order to ensure proper conduct of public business and in line with CUC Guidance Institutions are required to maintain and make publicly available a register of interests of all members of the governing body, the Clerk to the Board and Senior Officers associated with the work of the governing body. On an annual basis Governors, the Clerk and Senior Officers closely associated with the work of the governing body are invited to declare any interests which might conflict with the interests of the University or which they otherwise wish to declare.

This register includes declarations received up to 1st March 2019.



Name                                        Interest declared 
Mr Jim Barclay

Self-employed/significant shareholder: Jim Barclay Associates Ltd (Business and Transport Consultancy)
Consultancies: Teneo Consulting Ltd (retained Advisor); Whiteflare Ltd; Advisory and Risk Management Solutions Ltd: Do-Well Ltd; Cleeve Executive Ltd
Trustee: Campaign for Better Transport
Public appointment: HS2 Ltd
Fellow: Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

Mr Paul Barlow

Chief Executive: Disclosure Services

Mrs Val Butterworth MBA*


Mr Brian Everett**

Self Employed: Beverett Consulting, Trustee: Citizens Advice Bureau

Mrs Laura Gough Employed: Business Development Manager, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Mr Mike Harvey

Employed: Ernst and Young: Accountant, Member: Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants

Mr Colin Heron

Employed: Associate Dean, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Self-employed: Entertainer, Technical Advisory: Calon FM

Mr Kieran Irwin

Elected President of Wrexham Glyndwr’s Students’ Union, Trustee and Director: Wrexham Glynd┼Ár Students’ Union

Mrs Celia Jenkins

Employed: Hacker UHY Hacker Young 
Member: Executive Committee of the League of Friends Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Foundation Trust Hospital 
Chair of the North East Wales Magistrates;Youth Panel 
Member: Wrexham Youth Justice  Management Board 
Member: Bwrdd Glandwr Cymru (Canal and River Trust, Wales Advisory Board) 
Spouse: Member of Council Chester University; Trustee  Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod;

Professor Sandra Jowett

Non-Executive Director: Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Emeritus Professor: University of Cumbria

Dr Jayne Mitchell

Self-employed: HE Policy and Practice Consultancy Services, 
Chair: Lincolnshire Physical Activity Taskforce, 
Consultant: Active Lincolnshire, 
Office for Students: Teaching Excellence Framework Panel member and Assessor

Mr Paul McGrady

Employed: Director Clwyd Alyn Housing Association 
Member: CIPFA, Independent Director: NEW Homes

Mr Tim Mitchell***

Director and Shareholder: McLintocks Partnership Ltd and  McLintocks Ltd Wrexham, 
Honorary Secretary of the Chester & North Wales Society of Chartered Accountants, 
Member of the Wrexham POETS BNI Chapter, 
Member of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), 
Member of Wrexham Round Table, Member: ICEAW

Mrs Judy Owen

Trustee/Director: St Kentigern Hospice, Members: CIMA

Mrs Maxine Penlington OBE

Member: Former Heads of University Administration

Mr Askar Shiebani

Group Chief Executive Officer: Comtek Network Systems Ltd, 
Director and Shareholder: Deeside Business Forum Ltd, 
Director: Sorrento Networks Ltd, 
Director and Shareholder: Barnwood Management Ltd, 
Member: Alyn and Deeside Constituency Labour Party, 
Member: CBI Wales

Mr David Subacchi

Self-employed writer, Local Authority governor for Ysgol Morgan Llwyd, Wrexham (Voluntary), Foundation governor for St Mary's RC School, Wrexham (Voluntary), Justice of the Peace: Chair of the Central North Wales Bench, Member: Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Welsh Language, Member: Education Appeals Panel for Wrexham County Borough Council, Member: Board of RICS Wales (Professional Body) and Award Judge, Member: North Wales Executive Committee of IRRV (Professional Body), Member: Magistrates Association Council and Adult Court committee (Professional Body), Wife: Member of Offa Community Council and associated committees, Wrexham.

Mr David Sprake

Employed: Senior Lecturer, Glyndwr University
Director and significant shareholder: Client Informatics Ltd (Solicitor.Info) and Clickes SEO Ltd
members: Energy Institute (Chartered Engineer)

Mrs Caroline Whiteley

Member: Fundraising Campaign Board, Buttle UK
Member: Billington Charitable Foundation
Member: Institute of Chartered Accountants


* Clerk to the Board of Governors

**Co-opted member of the Human Resources Committee

***Co-opted member of Audit Committee

****Co-opted member of the Nominations and Governance Committee