Vice-Chair of Council

Reverend Canon Gareth Powell
Reverend Canon Gareth Powell

The Reverend Canon Gareth J Powell, BA(CNAA), MA(Birmingham), Methodist Minister (Entered Circuit 1997, Ordained 1999).

Reverend Canon Powell joined the Council and Court of Cardiff University on 1 August 2010. He is currently also a member of Governance Committee. He was appointed Vice-Chair of Council in August 2016.

Currently Secretary of the Methodist Conference and Head of Governance, Methodist Church of Great Britain.

He has also held the following roles previously:

  • Convenor of the Methodist Church Faith and Order Committee Ecumenical Reference Group 2008-10
  • Member, Churches Together in England Theology and Unity Group 2007-10
  • Fellow, Venerable English College, Rome, 2010 - 12.
  • University Methodist Chaplain 2002-2009
  • Cardiff Circuit, Circuit Minister and part time University Chaplain 1999-2002
  • Coventry Circuit, Circuit Minister and part time Chaplain, Coventry University 1997- 1999
  • Lambuth University, Tennessee, Assistant Chaplain 1993- 1994