Entrepreneurs

Sir Terry Matthews (Electronic and Electrical Engineering, 1969)
Pioneer in the field of telecommunications, owner of the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport and Wales’s first billionaire


Dave Cornthwaite (International Development Studies, 2004)
World record-breaking adventurer, author and motivational speaker. Completed a five-month world-record 5823km skate between Perth, in Western Australia, and Brisbane on Australia's east coast. Currently undertaking twenty-five separate journeys in excess of 1000 miles in distance, each using a different form of non-motorised transport


Andrew Downie (Mechanical Engineering, 2003)
Founded NetBop Technologies, an award-winning web design and development company


Rachel Bryan (Translation, 2009)
Founder and Director of Veritas Language Solutions Ltd – a translation, interpreting and language services agency


Sharon Stephens (Translation, 2009)
Founder and Director of Veritas Language Solutions Ltd – a translation, interpreting and language services agency


Elin Rhys (Biochemistry, 1978)
Founder and Managing Director of TV and Multimedia production company Telesgop, who make documentaries for many broadcasters including BBC, S4C, Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel