Thomas Hewes was born in 1978. He joined the Welsh Ambulance Service in 2002 following a BSc in Sports and Exercise Sciences. Thomas worked as a paramedic in Cardiff City Centre, both in Ambulances and Rapid Response Vehicles. During this time Thomas completed a PGCE in Adult Education and a MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice. He became a Clinical Team Leader in Wales' first 'Hazardous Area Response Team' where Thomas stayed until 2014. Thomas then joined the private sector as a disability assessor before becoming employed by Swansea University as a lecturer in 2015.
Thomas Hewes' main role at the University is to give practical and theoretical lectures to students on all the Paramedic Sciences courses. He enjoys researching practical solutions to pre-hospital emergencies.