Meet the Team

The CEMET team is made up of individuals with a wide range of skills, a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience, both in industry and academia. 

Based at the Treforest Campus of USW, the team support businesses throughout the convergence area of Wales. We are passionate about technology, particularly emerging and enabling technologies that can transform daily lives.

Find out more about each member of our team, or call us today for a chat.


Khalid Al-Begain
CEMET Co-Director

Akram Hammoudeh
Head of Telecommunication Research


Sioned Roberts
Publicity and Events Co-ordinator

Dann Rees
Senior Programmer

Mark Griffiths
CEMET Co-Director

Clayton Jones
Programme Manager


Jana Bauer
ERDF and Data Co-ordinator

Craig Stacey
R&D Associate

Eric Llewellyn
Head of Cyber Security

Matthew Smith
Commercial Manager


Kris Oakey

Seamus Ballard-Smith
R&D Associate

Chris Mair
UI/UX Designer

Will Warren
Analyst Developer

Luke Dando

Kumari Podila
Software Tester