The strength of See Science lies in the company staff and consultants, who have many years' experience of working in the field of education and delivery of enrichment activities.
The core See Science team is:
Cerian Angharad is the Managing Director and co-founder of See Science.
Cerian has been a science teacher since 1993 and her experience includes 12 years as Head of Physics in a Welsh-medium comprehensive in South Wales.
Cerian's first degree is in Physics from Cardiff University and she completed a CPE course in Law at the University of Glamorgan before embarking on a PGCE course at Aberystwyth University. She was awarded CSiTeach in 2008.
Cerian has been a keen supporter of the Institute of Physics throughout her career and has been a Teacher Network Coordinator for the Institute of Physics since 2004 and a Coach since 2015.
She has experience of organising successful teacher conferences as well as practical workshops and events for schools across the Region. She is a Field Officer for the Association for Science Education since 2004 organising a wide range of events for science teachers in Wales and is also a Hub Leader for Primary Science Quality Mark.
Cerian co-founded See Science in 2010 with Liz Terry. Since then, See Science has worked in successful partnership with many organisations across the UK, including the Royal Society of Biology, The Royal Society of Chemistry, The National Museum of Wales – Amgueddfa Cymru and Primary Science Teaching Trust.
Cerian was awarded the MBE for services to science promotion and engagement with young people in the January 2020 New Year Honours List.
Sian Ashton coordinates the STEM Ambassador programme for the STEM Ambassador Hub in Wales, See Science. The role involves recruitment, training, DBS processing, and deployment of over 2,500 STEM Ambassadors in Wales.
Additionally, she liaises with teachers, employers, educators and community groups to support enrichment activities through the STEM Ambassador programme.
Her motivation for this role is first hand evidence of the transformative results in successful STEM engagement with young people. Sian has experience of both a professional STEM career in industry and has worked in a leading science centre.
Sian was an employee with the international industrial pharmaceutical company Amersham International (now GE Healthcare) for 20 years. Working as a Technical Manufacturing Scientist, experienced in scientific laboratory work for research, development and manufacturing of Radiochemical and Immunology diagnostic and therapeutic products.
Then employed by a leading science centre as a Presenter Trainer Evaluator of schools and public programmes. She supervised the training and delivery of programmes ranging from Foundation Phase to Advanced Level. She was the coordinator of the Nuffield Foundation Science Bursary Scheme in Wales, planned Community Outreach events, CPD training sessions for teachers, and initiated quality control and continuous improvement of staff competencies and programme content.
Llinos Misra joined the team at their Cardiff office in January 2017.
She is the Project Co-ordinator at See Science and develops and delivers a wide range of workshops for schools and community groups across Wales.
Llinos is also the Regional CREST Support Officer for Wales.
Keen to enable Welsh schools to access high quality STEM resources in the Welsh language, she is an experienced translator of resources for various organisations.
Llinos has a varied background having worked in the chemical industry, in schools and in science communication.
She graduated in 1990 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and worked as an engineer in the chemical manufacturing industry before gaining a PGCE in secondary maths. She then worked across the education sector, including in secondary and primary schools as well as teaching Basic Skills to Adults.
Another change of direction saw Llinos working at a leading science centre where she was involved in the development and delivery of a wide range of educational programmes for school and public audiences of all ages.
Paula Gibbons joined See Science in 2011 as an Administrative Manager and part of the STEM Ambassador Hub Wales.
She is responsible for See Science's administration and the administration and promotion of the STEM Ambassador programme.
Prior to this experience was gained mainly in the banking industry before taking a career break to look after her children and then to return to work in the finance industry first in the credit control sector, moving then into payroll.
Paula's qualifications include an ONC in Business and Finance, HNC in Business Administration and AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians).
Keith Jones has been teaching since 1979 and has more than 30 years' experience in the classroom at Rhyl High School and Ysgol Dinas Brân, Llangollen.
During this time he has been Head of Physics, Head of Science, Head of Sixth Form and acting Deputy Headteacher.
His first degree is in Physics from the University of Birmingham, and he completed his PGCE course at Madeley College of Education.
Keith has examined both GCSE and A level Physics with the WJEC for many years and has been a Team Leader on the WJEC GCSE Science Coursework Moderation Team.
He has recently worked with both PGCE students and Primary School teachers and has delivered CPD for the WJEC.
An active member of both ASE and IoP, in his free time Keith still plays rugby, albeit slowly, as well as being a keen outdoor activities participant.
Liz Terry has been working professionally in formal and informal science education since 1977.
Her experience includes 16 years working in secondary schools, FE Colleges and HE Institutions, and 14 years working in science communication and public engagement as a Schools Education Manager and the Audience Services Director at a leading science centre.
Liz has worked with organisations such as the Nuffield Foundation, the British Science Association, STEMNET, Careers Wales, the Wellcome Trust, the National Science Learning Centre and the Royal Society of Chemistry on a wide range of projects.
She has experience of training science presenters and was a tutor on the Science Communication MSc that was run jointly by Cardiff University and Techniquest. In addition, with the CEO from a leading science centre, she co-organised and co-ran a conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Managing Science Centres.