Gwenda is Professional Assistant (PA) to the Dean of Suffolk Business School. Having started her career in higher education (HE) as a Course Administrator for postgraduate and professional courses at Suffolk College, Gwenda joined the UCS 'start-up' team in December 2006 as PA to the Director of HR, Director of Finance and the Executive Assistant. In successive years Gwenda has worked in the Estates Department, as Campus Development Officer, and hence brings a wealth of HE administration and institution-wide knowledge to her current role in Suffolk Business School.
She is an Accredited Member of the Association of University Administrators (AUA) and is currently one of the appointed AUA Advocates for the University of Suffolk. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Business Management in 2007, she has subsequently successfully completed the AUA Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Professional Practice (HE Administration & Management) and went on to achieve the MSc in Educational Leadership from the University of University in 2017.
Gwenda took up my current role as PA to the Dean of Suffolk Business School in May 2011 and provides leadership support to the Dean and Executive Team as well as broader support for research and scholarly activities across the School.