Gwenan joined Portal in February 2017 after holding a number of positions within both the Education and Business sectors. She began her career as a Secondary Physical Education teacher where leadership posts included Head of Department, KS4 Pastoral Leader, Inclusion and Attendance Coordinator, PGCE mentor and Assistant Head teacher. During this time she was also a GCSE PE moderator and A Level examiner for the WJEC.
After 15 years of teaching, Gwenan returned to study gaining a MAR Diploma in Reflexology and has since worked with Cardiff City FC and other sport professionals as part of their Rehabilitation teams. She was also part of the successful 2010 Ryder Cup working for the Assistant Director of Team Europe.
Recent years have seen Gwenan as an Operations Manager with a Sports Tour Operator, working mainly with professional football clubs in Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. She was also responsible for the setting and implementing the company’s Tours H&S department policies, awarding them their STF accreditation within the industry, and was their Lead Auditor for all Risk Management Procedures and Assessments.
Gwenan is looking forward to her new role with Portal and establishing new partnership with our learners.