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Examined Life – Vithiya Alphons (BSc 2017)

Examined Life – Vithiya Alphons (BSc 2017)

Posted on 21 November 2017 by Susie Bailey

At the start of her final year at Cardiff University, Vithiya Alphons (BSc 2017) was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. After initially being given just two months to live, Vithiya survived her battle with cancer and graduated in summer 2017.

Examined Life – Tim Griffin (MBA 1989)

Examined Life – Tim Griffin (MBA 1989)

Posted on 21 November 2017 by Susie Bailey

Tim Griffin (MBA 1989) recently stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of Dell UK. He now works on charitable projects, start-ups and on the advancement of Welsh rugby.

Examined Life – Dr Alan Lewis (PhD 1971)

Examined Life – Dr Alan Lewis (PhD 1971)

Posted on 4 May 2017 by Susie Bailey

Dr Alan Lewis (PhD 1971) is CEO of DiaVacs, a company developing products to reverse the onset of autoimmune diseases.

Examined Life – Heather Knight (BSc 2012)

Examined Life – Heather Knight (BSc 2012)

Posted on 4 May 2017 by Susie Bailey

Heather Knight (BSc 2012) is captain of the England cricket team.

Examined Life – Eric Tan (BSc 2003)

Examined Life – Eric Tan (BSc 2003)

Posted on 4 May 2017 by Susie Bailey

Eric Tan (BSc 2003) is founder of Fifth Journey, a Hollywood-backed gaming company bringing the movies to mobile devices.

Examined Life: Myles Hopper (BA 2010)

Examined Life: Myles Hopper (BA 2010)

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

Myles Hopper (BA 2010) is co-founder of Mindful Chef, a healthy food subscription company. I studied Ancient History at Cardiff University and absolutely loved it. Understanding and learning about different […]

Examined Life: Sophie Dekkers (BA 1999)

Examined Life: Sophie Dekkers (BA 1999)

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

EasyJet’s UK Country Director Sophie Dekkers (BA 1999) is in charge of driving the company’s commercial and strategic ventures in the UK, as well as handling its 120 aircraft and […]

Examined life: Supachai Chuenjitwongsa  (MSc 2012, PhD 2015)

Examined life: Supachai Chuenjitwongsa (MSc 2012, PhD 2015)

Posted on 10 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

SUPACHAI CHUENJITWONGSA As well as lecturing at a dental school in Thailand and leading various dentistry development projects for Thai practitioners, Supachai Chuenjitwongsais a fluent Welsh speaker, having helped launch […]

Examined Life – Simon Blake OBE (BA 1995)

Examined Life – Simon Blake OBE (BA 1995)

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Rebecca Hopkins

Simon Blake is Chief Executive of the National Union of Students, deputy chair for Stonewall UK, and a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.

Examined Life – Dr Rhys Jones (BSc 1999, MPhil 2003, PhD 2010)

Examined Life – Dr Rhys Jones (BSc 1999, MPhil 2003, PhD 2010)

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Rebecca Hopkins

Dr Rhys Jones is a Cardiff University Lecturer, reptile specialist, environmental consultant, researcher and broadcaster.