Director of Operations
Lynda Powell was appointed to the role of Director of Operations at Wrexham Glyndŵr University in September 2014 and is responsible for the strategic leadership of a wide range of Professional Services including Estates and Campus Services, Safety, Health and Environment, Student Support Services and IT & Learning Resources.
In addition, Lynda has a lead role in relation to the University’s Emergency planning and business continuity arrangements, chair of the Sustainability Advisory Forum and is the University’s representative on the Public Service Board in Wrexham. She is also a Director of two of the University’s subsidiary companies: Glyndwr Innovations Ltd and North Wales Science, as well as being a member of the Institute of Hospitality
Graduating from Blackpool and the Fylde College with an HND in Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management, Lynda continued with her studies and completed an MBA from the University of Wales in 2007.
Having spent over 16 years working at Wrexham Glyndŵr University in a variety of strategic and operational roles, Lynda has a strong loyalty to the institution and is committed to delivering a new vibrant, sustainable community focused environment that supports and enhances the lives of its students and staff.
Lynda currently lives on the Wirral with her husband Dennis and they have three grown up sons and one granddaughter.
Lynda’s background in the hospitality industry has led to a love of fine wines but this is balanced out by regularly going to the gym to pound the treadmill!