17 Notable alumni of
Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University is 1624th in the world, 550th in Europe, and 103rd in the United Kingdom by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 17 notable alumni from Cardiff Metropolitan University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Helen Glover

    Helen Glover
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    rower
    Biography

    Helen Glover MBE is a British professional rower and a member of the Great Britain Rowing Team. Ranked the number 1 female rower in the world in 2015–16, she is a two-time Olympic champion, triple World champion, quintuple World Cup champion and quadruple European champion. She and her partner Heather Stanning were the World, Olympic, World Cup and European record holders, plus the Olympic, World and European champions in the women's coxless pairs. She has also been a British champion in both women's fours and quadruple sculls.

  2. Neil Jackson

    Neil Jackson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actorscreenwritertelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Neil Jackson is an English actor, singer, musician and writer who has appeared in several television series and films, but is probably best known for his role as Marcus on Blade: The Series and Sasha on Make It or Break It.

  3. Jack Leach

    Jack Leach
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    cricketer
    Biography

    Matthew Jack Leach is an English cricketer who plays for Somerset County Cricket Club and England. A spin bowler, he bowls left-arm orthodox spin, and bats left-handed. He made his first-class debut for Cardiff MCC University against Somerset in 2012 before making his debut for Somerset in the tour match against the South Africans later in the summer.

  4. Michael Buerk

    Michael Buerk
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    broadcasternews presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Michael Duncan Buerk is a British journalist and newsreader. He presented BBC News from 1973 to 2002 and has been the host of BBC Radio 4's The Moral Maze since 1990. He was also the presenter of BBC One's docudrama 999 from 1992 to 2003.

  5. Mark Sampson

    Mark Sampson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    association football managerassociation football player
    Biography

    Mark Geraint Sampson is a Welsh football coach who was most recently a first team coach at Stevenage. He has also been a manager of the England women's team.

  6. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah

    Ahmed Tejan Kabbah
    Born in
    Sierra Leone Flag Sierra Leone
    Years
    1932-2014 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah was a Sierra Leonean politician who served twice as the 3rd President of Sierra Leone, from 1996 to 1997 and again from 1998 to 2007. An economist and attorney by profession, Kabbah spent many years working for the United Nations Development Programme. He retired from the United Nations and returned to Sierra Leone in 1992.

  7. Ryan Jones

    Ryan Jones
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Ryan Paul Jones is a former Wales international rugby union player who played at number eight, blindside flanker or second row. He has been involved in three Grand Slam wins, in 2005, as captain in 2008, and 2012. He is one of a small group of Welsh players to have won three Grand Slams including Gerald Davies, Gareth Edwards, JPR Williams, Adam Jones, Gethin Jenkins and Alun Wyn Jones.

  8. Matt Hobden

    Matt Hobden
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1993-2016 (aged 23)
    Occupations
    cricketer
    Biography

    Matthew Edward Hobden was an English cricketer, a right-arm fast-medium bowler who batted right-handed. Born in Eastbourne, East Sussex, Hobden was educated at Millfield School and Eastbourne College. A police investigation into his death concluded in May 2016 with no further action or arrests.

  9. Faisal Naseem

    Faisal Naseem
    Born in
    Maldives Flag Maldives
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in Cardiff Metropolitan University
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Faisal Naseem is a Maldivian politician who is Vice President of the Maldives, following the election of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on 23 September 2018. He assumed office on 17 November 2018, and succeeded the former Vice President Abdulla Jihad. Prior to his election, Naseem served for many years in the social sector, particularly in tourism.

  10. Chris Elmore

    Chris Elmore
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    council memberpolitician
    Biography

    Christopher Philip James Elmore is a Welsh Labour Party politician. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Ogmore since 2016.

  11. Ian Robertson

    Ian Robertson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    managerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Ian Stuart Robertson CMG is an English businessman and an automotive executive on the Board of Management of BMW Group responsible for Sales and Brand BMW and Aftersales BMW Group. He has been a member of the board since 2008.

  12. Jake Libby

    Jake Libby
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    cricketer
    Biography

    Jacob Daniel Libby is an English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who plays for Worcestershire.

  13. Sachin Yadav

    Sachin Yadav
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Biography

    Sachin Yadav is an Indian politician and member of Indian National Congress. He is a two-time MLA from Kasrawad Constituency of Khargone District and a former cabinet minister in the Madhya Pradesh Government from 2018 to 2020. He is a son of the late Congress leader Shri Subhash Yadav, who was former Deputy Chief Minister of MP, and the brother of former Union Minister of State and Former MP Congress Chief Arun Yadav.

  14. Andrew Lord

    Andrew Lord
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in Cardiff Metropolitan University
    2014-2015 graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Andrew Lord is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently the head coach for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits in the ECHL.

  15. Ellie Curson

    Ellie Curson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ellen Rose "Ellie" Curson is a Welsh professional footballer who most recently played for Yeovil Town Ladies (now Bridgewater United W.F.C.).

  16. Tom Parsons

    Tom Parsons
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Thomas Martin Parsons (born 5 May 1984 in Birmingham, United Kingdom) is a British athlete competing in high jump.

  17. Joe Brier

    Joe Brier
    Years
    1999-.. (age 23)
    Occupations
    sprinter
    Biography

    Joe Brier is a Welsh track and field sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres. He has won medals with the British 4 × 400 metres relay team, including bronze at the World Athletics U20 Championships in 2018, silver at the 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships and bronze at the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships.