Research, Enterprise & Innovation

The Collaborative Research, Enterprise & Innovation Team will drive the delivery of the ARCH Programme Research Enterprise & Innovation activity on behalf of the 3 lead partners; Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (ABM UHB), Swansea University(SU) and Hywel Dda University Health Board (HDda UHB) and the wider regional ecosystem. This will include:

  • Responding to the changing requirements of the Health, Life Science and Skills sectors
  • Developing a framework for the creation, capture and commercialisation of new knowledge
  • Identifying opportunities for the development and retention of intellectual property



  • Gareth Davies, Senior Project Manager, Swansea University (Chair)
  • Marc Clement, Dean of the School of Management, VP (Enterprise and Innovation) and Exec Chair (ILS), Medical School, Swansea University
  • Ifan Evans, Head of Healthcare Innovation, Welsh Government
  • Stephen Herrieven, Director of Business & Innovation, College of Human & Health Sciences, Swansea University
  • Jemma Hughes, R&D Manager, ABMU
  • Sarah Jennings, Director of Strategic Partnerships, HDda
  • Keir Lewis, R&D Director, HDda
  • William Oliver, Assistant Director of Therapies & Health Science, HDda
  • Cari-Anne Quinn, Head of Life Sciences Sector, Welsh Government
  • Bjorn Rodde, ARCH Principal Project Manager & Senior Lecturer, Swansea University
  • Beverley Wilson-Smith, Talent Bank Lead, Gower College
  • Peter Mannion, ARCH Programme Manager