Kirsten is responsible for WISERD’s communication with a wide range of stakeholders from across the public, policy, media and third sectors. She supports WISERD’s academic researchers in maximising opportunities to communicate their research, and supports hub colleagues with events and engagement.

Kirsten produces WISERD’s annual report, WISERD Insight, an annual magazine, WISERD News and a regular e-newsletter. She is also responsible for producing other publications and publicity materials, such as abstract booklets and postcards, and overseeing branding projects as required.

Kirsten is the point of contact for media enquiries and is responsible for issuing news stories and press releases on behalf of WISERD. Kirsten also looks after the WISERD blog and social media channels, and is part of the WISERD web team.

Before joining Cardiff University, Kirsten held a number of communications and marketing roles, working on publications, marketing campaigns, digital content and branding projects, in the higher education and travel publishing sector. Kirsten holds a BA in English and Media Studies from the University of Portsmouth.