London Metropolitan University Students’ Union (LMSU) is extremely excited to announce the appointment of Bethan Dudas as its new Chief Executive, effective from the 27th of November.
Incoming Chief Executive Bethan Dudas shared her enthusiasm, “I am thrilled to be joining the London Met Students’ Union team at the end of November. It is a time of change for the SU and the University and I am confident that with our amazing student and University leaders working in partnership we will continue to grow and deliver an outstanding experience for our students. The opportunity to lead London Met SU through the next phase of our journey is a real privilege that I cannot wait to start.”
This sentiment is echoed throughout the university's leadership. Professor Marcia Wilson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience and Institutional Equity, stated, "I am delighted that Bethan will joining the LMSU as the new Chief Executive. She brings a wealth of invaluable experience and I am looking forward to working with her to provide an outstanding service to all of our students’"
Vice-Chancellor Lynn Dobbs also expressed great satisfaction with Bethan's appointment. "I am delighted that Bethan will joining the LMSU as the new Chief Executive. She brings a wealth of invaluable experience and I am looking forward to working with her to provide an outstanding service to all of our students. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Andy Morwood for all of his hard work over the years as Chief Executive of LMSU."
Simon To, Chair of the Board of Trustees at London Met SU, highlighted the Trustee Board’s approval. "The Board is delighted that Bethan has been appointed as our next Chief Executive. She brings immense knowledge and experience to the role, and we very much look forward to working with her to support our student leaders and lead our staff team to transform students' lives for the better."
Awesome Olesope, President of London Met Students’ Union, reflected on the transition and the promising future under Bethan’s leadership. “Andy has made a tremendous impact on our organisation, propelling us towards the successful attainment of our strategic objectives. As he passes the baton to Bethan, he does so with a deep sense of pride and accomplishment. Looking ahead, I hold great optimism that Bethan's appointment will infuse our organization with a revitalizing energy. Her limitless enthusiasm and extensive knowledge are poised to make a profound and positive impact on the Union. I eagerly anticipate the opportunity to collaborate with her, as together, we can make London Met awesome.”
Andy Morwood, the outgoing Chief Executive of the Students’ Union reflecting on his tenure and his confidence in his successor has said – "Leading London Metropolitan University Students' Union has been an absolute pleasure — it's the best thing I've ever done. I'm beyond excited that Bethan has been appointed to take over the reins; I have no doubt she's going to be absolutely amazing in driving the Union forward and building upon the strong foundation we've set. I leave with a heart full of gratitude and immense excitement for the Union's future under Bethan's leadership."
Bethan Dudas’s leadership comes at a time when the Students’ Union is looking to bolster its engagement with the student body and continue to enhance the overall student experience. With a unanimous welcoming from the University’s leadership and student representatives, it sets the stage for LMSU to embark on a fresh and promising phase of growth and achievement.