Check out a quick snapshot of some of our members.
Full-time desk | indycube Ventures recipient | St Mary Street
Founder and MD at Pwinty: the Photo Printing API
Tom Gallard founded Pwinty, the global printing platform, in 2013. Pwinty has grown rapidly, shipping millions of orders to over 60 countries around the world and employing 6 people from its base in Indycube St Mary's Street. Previously Tom was the first employee at Vizolution, and has worked at the Bank of England. When not taking over the world at Pwinty he enjoys cycling while his son, Harry, shouts at him to go faster from the bike seat.
Full-time desk | Trade Street
UNIT are a practice that allows anyone with determination, ability and craft to contribute to their direction and represent the practice at the highest level. They combine flair and creativity with commercial understanding and deliverability, tailoring individual solutions to each project’s requirements and budget within a high quality design service with their internal teams for Design Review, BIM and Sustainability, ensuring consistency and quality throughout.
IC Community Member
Julie runs Blackdog - a training and consultancy business to do with all things about mental health, wellbeing and mindfulness. Passionate about promoting a better awareness of mental health and supporting people to take better care of themselves!
Mari is an award-winning creative writer and author of adult fiction, children's books and poetry. Mari also works two days a week for Indycube, where she produces social content such as the newsletter Indy Insider,blog posts and press releases. Mari's debut poetry collection will be released with Parthian Books in Spring 2018.
Full-time desk | Cardiff Bay
Founder: Steps Training Ltd
Steve is the founder and director of Steps Training Ltd, a provider of cost-effective and bespoke training services. Steps Training are CPD Accredited, as well as a Quality Award Centre for the Institute of Conflict Management and a member of BILD. They run both open and in-house courses to suit the needs of multiple organisations.
Full-time desk | Trade Street
Founder: Glorious Content
Gwyneth has worked for more than 20 years in marketing, PR and communications agencies in the UK and Australia. She set up Glorious Content to bring together the talent and experience of great people who create brilliant content for clients. She has worked with other content collaborators across the Indycube network and beyond.
Full-time desk | Swansea
Film Maker | High Top Films | Torchy
Eifion is a filmmaker, sound designer and an entrepreneur focused on business storytelling for innovators. He has more than 10 years media industry experience ranging from the BBC to corporate work (brands like FIVE, ROLAND, HP and PWC) to award winning independent film and art projects.
Director: Renewable UK Cymru
David is a specialist in sustainable energy and digital communication.
Full-Time Desk | Newport
Founder: Heather Turner Consultant
Heather Turner is a freelance consultant providing data analysis and statistical programming services. She works with clients worldwide and across sectors, but has particular experience supporting researchers in the life and social sciences. She can provide methodology reviews, development of custom analysis pipelines, analysis of data and training in using the software R for data science.
Barod specialise in making information easy for anyone to understand. The concept started over a pint at a conference, when two Welsh leaders with learning disabilities asked how to turn their skills into paid work. Anne has been seconded by Barod to work part-time on a sociology PhD at Bangor University. Her PhD will help Barod develop better ways to think about and do activities that change attitudes and spread ideas.
Desk User | Trade Street
Playwright and Theatre Maker
Kelly Jones moved to Wales from Essex in 2010 and has been part of Indycube since 2014. In 2014, she won the Wales Drama Award with a play called TAMMY. Off the back of the award she had her first professionally produced play at The Other Room, productions with Oran Môr, The Yard, Sherman Theatre and BBC Wales. Alongside her writing career she works with communities and young people, giving a platform to unheard stories.
Half-Time Desk | Trade Street
Writer (and general dogsbody!)
Tom Wentworth is a writer for theatre, TV and radio. He specialises in narratives that emerge out of primary source material. He is currently under commission to National Theatre Wales, Graeae Theatre Company and Pentabus Theatre Company. Previously he sat on the other side of the desk, script-editing and producing in-house for the BBC. Tom used to write a confessional column about university life as a disabled student, and is the inaugural chair of National Theatre Wales TEAM Panel.
CBS Member | Proprietor Fox Lane
Director: Proper Design and Climb.rs
Andrew is a web developer from Canada, now living in Cardiff. He works at both Proper Design (a web company that he started with Ben Jones and Marc Heatley in 2015) and climb.rs (a fitness tracker for indoor rock climbing).
Part-Time desk | Newport
Rhian Hutchings is the creative director and founder of Operasonic, a new company which creates participatory opera projects in Newport. She is also Partnership Manager for ArtWorks Cymru – a sector development project developing practice in participatory settings. It’s all about the arts and participation for Rhian, and she’s passionate about the value of arts in society.
Part-Time desk | Newport
Director & Principal Safety Advisor: Beacon Events Ltd
James Holland founded Beacon Events Ltd in 2016, having noticed a gap in the market for common sense solutions to event safety at small to large scale events. Beacon Events has rapidly grown with over 15 associate partners involved with onsite operational services at events across the country including the Swindon Half Marathon, Pewsey Carnival, Military Fun Days and Bike Festivals. He specialises in event safety planning, licensing applications, noise management, crowd planning, food safety and emergency contingency planning.
Part-Time desk | Cardiff Bay
Founder: Care Support Services
Gareth undertakes training, consultancy and developmental work in the areas of Social Care and Health, and is a registered Social Worker. Gareth has interest in the development of cooperatives in social care, has produced information guides on the subject and is a member of the All Wales Social Co operation Forum. As a representative of this group, Gareth sits on the Health and Care Research Wales delivery Board. Gareth is one of the founding members of The Den Men’s Shed group in North Cardiff who have begun the process of becoming a cooperative.
James builds web-based solutions to solve business needs for his clients. James is experienced in web development and covers everything from the mission-critical logic and data requirements of the server-side, to the User Experience and responsiveness of the front-end. He enjoys connecting with interesting people, cycling and taking on a challenge.
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