Meet The Team

The RGifts Dream Team

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Rhys King

RGifts Founder & CEO

Outside of running my businesses, I am fanatical about cars and motorbikes. From an early age growing up with a few acres of land, I use to drive cars around the fields and this is where my passion stemmed from.

Follow my personal story, and let me share with you my insights into Bitcoin and the work I am doing with charities and Young Entrepreneurs. Don’t forget to connect with me on my social channels.

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Florina Cirstoiu

PA to Rhys King

My name is Flo and I’ve been with the company for almost 3 years working as Rhys’s PA. I originally come from a small village in Romania called Petrosani. I moved to Cardiff 5 years ago after graduating with a management degree and I spend half my time here in Cardiff and the other half just outside Aberdeen in Scotland.

My passions include dancing, photography, and nature and I enjoy walking around the countryside in my spare time. I can speak three languages fluently, Romanian, English, and Spanish and can understand (and speak a little) Italian, French and Portuguese.

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Yumaashis Setling

General Manager

If you’re wondering about the name, it’s Nepalese and I come from a long line of Gurkhas who have served the British Crown.  

I’ve been working here at RGifts for just over a year now. My job is to bring everyone together to play their parts. So if this were an orchestra, our Director writes the music and I simply conduct it. However what genre really depends on the day!

Outside work (and at work some would say) I’m overly enthusiastic about food. In fact, I’m banned from 2 establishments that offer eating challenges. I’m also fond of National Geographic and speak 5 languages.

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    Marek Vavrečan

    Developer

    I convert caffeine into code.
    I am a full stack software developer from Bratislava, Slovakia. I have been building web and mobile applications since he was 12. I have experience with all aspects of web development including front-end, back-end and database management. My favorite technologies are GoLang, VueJS and MongoDB. In my spare time, I like to travel, write music and code apps.
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    Cristian Berceanu

    Developer

    I’m Cristian, one of the lead devs working on everything software in Rgifts: from our customer-facing websites to automating internal processes.

    I wrote my first line of code for the company 5 years ago when Rhys initially contracted Marek and I to rewrite one of our older sites. Later that year, we both joined Rgifts as full time developers and we’ve seen nothing but growth ever since.

    Outside of work I enjoy practising kiteboarding, reading, learning about specialty coffee and last but not least, spending time with my partner and my chocolate lab Aida.

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    Anwen Grinter

    Project Manager

    I’m Anwen and I’m the Project Manager. I’ve been with RGifts since April 2021. I work closely with the development team on new and existing projects and features – stay tuned! Outside of work I spend most of my time either adventuring with my dog or coaching, competing and training Judo.
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    Dafydd Sion

    HR & Finance Manager

    I joined RGifts in January 2021. I truly believe that PEOPLE are the key to the success of the business.

    I am married and have a 3-year-old boy who keeps me very busy. My passion is sport and I enjoy cycling, running, and swimming and I compete in triathlons.
    Fun fact: I once cycled up a volcano – 2,500m, took around 3.5 hours but only 40 minutes on the way down!

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    Jemma Wilson-Whyborn

    Corporate Accounts Manager

    “My name is Jemma (with a ‘J’) and I’m the corporate accounts manager for RGifts. I’ve been with the company since my move to Cardiff in 2018 and they’ve been stuck with me ever since!

    I really enjoy working for a company where I can just bombard people with my Space-facts they didn’t want, need or even ask for. Generally, I’m a bit of a homebody and enjoy just spending time at home with my friends, playing video games and re-watching the same 10 horror films again and again.

    I think my favourite celestial object is probably Fomalhaut because 1) Just to look at, it’s definitely giving Lord of the Rings vibes, 2) It was the first star found with a Visible Exoplanet and 3) It’s actually the only “bright” star in its area of sky, so it’s sometimes referred to as the lonely star.”

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    Jordan Anthony

    International Manager

    My name is Jordan and my position in RGifts is to help expand the company globally. I look after the guys in our offices around the world and try to bring our great services to as many countries as possible.

    I have been with RGifts for 4 years. In work-time, you can either find me working from home by the beach, in our Cardiff office or one of our fulfilment centres on the other side of the world.

    Outside of work you can normally find me on the beach or halfway up a mountain, I try to spend more time outdoors than in. Hiking and travelling are my passions, alongside looking after my Bengal cat and German Shepherd Puppy.

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    Bianca Pop

    Operations Supervisor

    I’m a proud Romanian and my love for travel brought me to Great Britain from Transylvania 7 years ago, shortly after graduating with a HR Masters. I have spent my young adult life living in Cardiff since then.

    I started following my passions for travel reaching different continents and becoming a skilled barista along the way. After working as a barista and a receptionist at a busy backpacker hostel, I joined RGifts for the Christmas rush in 2018, where I started as Warehouse Operation Assistant.

    With my drive and perseverance in what I do, I reached Senior Operations Supervisor within a year where I now lead a team of good-looking hard workers. When I am not working, I am easily entertained by what’s new on Netflix, the classic 70s indie rock music or any dog in my sight.

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    Catrin Daczkowski

    Social Media Executive

    I’m Cat and I am passionate about the digital media industry, especially the social media sector. I am a recent Communications, Media Practice and Public Relations Masters graduate. As suggested by my name, I am half Polish and Welsh with strong connections to Polish culture. I’m also partially fluent in the Welsh language.

    I often spend my spare time scrolling through TikTok for hours on end while watching as many Netflix shows as possible. As well as my addictions to screen media, I spend a lot of time indulging in my music hobbies, specifically playing the guitar. I play in a band during the weekends, and we try to play as often as possible! 

    As for my role at RGifts, I work closely with our CEO Rhys King to assist with the development of his entrepreneurial brand with a focus on his interests in cryptocurrency, charity, and young entrepreneurial development. My other time at work is spent growing the overall social media presence of our company to help reflect our expansive global reach.

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    Ryan Evans

    Customer Service Supervisor

    I have been working for RGifts since August 2020. I assist with the training and development as well as agent schedules and reports to measure our workload and performance. I also help operate the social media responses from customer service as well as determining the best Influencers to collaborate with, to help promote our brand and take us to the next level! 

    In my spare time I love going to restaurants, watching/playing football and learning about cryptocurrencies. 

    Fun fact – I worked on a farm in Australia picking fruit for 3 months and the farmer even gave me my own tractor!

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    Tobias O'Reilly

    Warehouse Manager

    I’m Tobias, outside of work I spend most of my time on music writing, practicing, recording, gigging and busking on the streets of Cardiff (not since Covid unfortunately).
     
    I perform with 3 bands and have a solo album. 
    I have been with RGifts almost since the beginning. I am recently moved into the warehouse management position.
     
    Fun fact – I am the last of 10 siblings!
    You can check out my music here:
     
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    Slawomir Nieciecki

    Senior operations Assistant

    I’m Slawomir Nieciecki – originally from Poland.
    Since December 2018 I have started work for RGifts as a printing assistant, currently as a printing technician.
    My passion is nature and I’m interested in climate change – I cycle to work.

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      Gary Bright

      Senior Operations Assistant

      Gday, my name is Gary.
      Born and raised in Australia but now living out a dream here in the UK. I have had a different variety of jobs since entering the workforce, ranging from car park attendant, to maximum security prison officer but I’m now enjoying my role as a Senior Warehouse Assistant at RGifts in Cardiff which I have been doing for 2 years.

      In my downtime you can find me relaxing in the pub watching my football team play, dancing like a looney at a music festival or gig or on the couch playing PlayStation.

      When I’m not out and about keeping busy I am annoying my housemates and co-workers with amazing dad jokes

      Fun Fact – Some people go to Ibiza and come back with a rash. I came back with a job!

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        Ryan Townsend

        Customer Service Agent

        I joined RGifts in October 2020, and as well as answering calls, live chats and emails, I also help run our Trust Pilot pages – you can usually tell when you’re speaking to me as my emails and messages are littered with smiley faces!

        I’m really interested in statistics and data, so if I’m not assisting customers then you’ll find me working with Microsoft Excel to pick out trends and help identify any problems or issues.

        Outside of work, I spend a lot of my time binge-watching Netflix and picking out the names for the dozen cats I’ll own one day.

        Fun fact – my celebrity obsession is Simon Pegg, with Shaun of the Dead and The World’s End being my favourites of his movies!

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          Joseph Allen

          Customer Service Agent

          In addition to the regular duties of Customer Support, I assist the development team with minor tasks. Such tasks involve website alterations, removing customers from the system, and adding/altering order statuses on the dashboard.

          My passions are video games, coding, rock climbing (bouldering) and watching NFL, and hats!

          Fun fact – I have a mild hat addiction, with over 20 beanies and around 30 total.

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            Jessica Fernandes

            Customer Service Agent

            My name is Jessica Fernandes, born in Venezuela and raised on Madeira Island, Portugal since the age of 6 years. Not long after I graduated in Languages and Business Studies, I moved to Cardiff in the March of 2017 and I have been experiencing different kind of jobs, meeting all sorts of people, and learning about different cultures.

            The last 2 years I was a crew member at Tortilla, where I needed to deliver outstanding customer service giving the best experience and food they could ask for.

            All my choices in life lead me here to RGifts, when I started in October 2020 to help over the Christmas period, where I really enjoy working here with our little team. In my spare time I like to binge watch TV and movie oldies. Fun fact: Me!