Back in April, in Cardiff, at #SRACon, there was a conference. And in that conference, there was an AGM. And within that AGM, you elected your new officers to look after the SRA this year! As is only right and good, it is appropriate that we introduce ourselves to you.

And what better way to do that than a series of tweets. Am I right?


Meh, well, I’m doing it anyway. Let’s start with the Exec:


Exec Officers – managing the day-to-day running of the SRA.


Chair – Jonty Usborne (University Radio Bath)

The spokesperson of the SRA, the Chair oversees and coordinates the work of the SRA and is the main representative for the organisation to the industry and other external stakeholders.


Membership and Communications – Dom Stirling (Spark FM)

Responsible for all the administration of the SRA station membership, the newsfeed and social media – the Membership and Communications Officer is the first port of call for all members.


Training and Development – Matt Maddren (Fly FM)

The Training and Development Officer is here to provide help and support to our members as well as to coordinate the work of our Regional Officers in the organising of our training days.


Events – Will Short (Xpression FM)

The Events Officer oversees the SRA’s flagship events, most notably the Student Radio Awards, supported by BBC Radio 1 and Global.


Marketing – Naomi Oiku (Radio Sonar)

Responsible for sponsorship, the Marketing Officer works to ensure the organisation continues to be financially sufficient and to bring new opportunities to members through advertising.

Admin Officers – Appointed each year by the Exec to bring specialist skills and knowledge to the team.


Design Officer – Jonny Chambers (Spark FM)

The Design Officer looks after all the SRA’s branding and visual marketing, from events programmes to membership packs and posters.


Content Officer – Emma Bradshaw (URN)

The Design Officer looks after all the SRA’s branding and visual marketing, from events programmes to membership packs and posters. She also the most incredibly awesome person on the team.


Music Officer – Scott Hastie (Spark FM)

The Music Officer can help you if you need to source music for your station. They also organise interviews for member stations and establish links with local music communities.


Chart Officer – Jamie Lee (University Radio Bath)

The Chart Officer is responsible for the organisation and production of the weekly syndicated National Student Radio Chart Show.


Deputy Events Officer – Chris Couch (University Radio Bath)


Deputy Marketing Officer – Kieran Lewis (Xpress Radio)


Regional Officers – Work on the ground across the country to develop your stations.

Scotland Officer – Mark Cunningham (Radio Caley)


North East and Yorkshire Officer – Jack Clare (Purple Radio)

North West Officer – Rhys Hancock (Fuse FM)

Midlands Officer – Amy Southall (Scratch Radio)

South West Officer – Katy Hills (Xpression FM)

South East Officer – Samuel Spencer (Radio Sonar)

London and East Anglia Officer – Stephen Mitchell (Smoke Radio)

Finance Officer – The Finance Manager is appointed by the SRA Executive to manage the SRAs finances and to act as an accountant and legal adviser to the Exec.

Last but not least! – Matt Hurst (Surge Radio)

Matt Hurst