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 North, West and the Valley 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.


Mark Griffiths
CEMET Co-Director

Clayton Jones
Programme Manager

Jana Bauer
ERDF and Data Co-ordinator

Akram Hammoudeh
Head of Telecommunication Research

Matthew Smith
Commercial Manager

Kris Oakey

Eric Llewellyn
Head of Cyber Security

Sioned Roberts
Publicity and Events Co-ordinator

Chris Mair
UI/UX Designer

Dann Rees
Senior Programmer

Gareth Evans

Will Warren
Analyst Developer

Kumari Podila
Software Tester

Luke Dando

Seamus Ballard-Smith
R&D Associate

Craig Stacey
R&D Associate



Ikram Asghar
R&D Associate