MCR Committee

Kudzai Chivenga


I am a first-year undergraduate studying Land Economy. I am responsible for adhering to the MCR Constitution and making it accessible to any member upon request. I also chair the MCR Committee and General Meetings and ensure that the MCR is represented on College Committees in accordance with College Ordinances. I may be found in the clubroom with a bottle of wine, writing last-minute essays.

Ijeoma Ogbuju

Vice President (External)

Hiya, I’m Ijeoma your MCR Vice President External and a 1st year Law student at Hughes Hall. As your Vice President external, I represent the Hughes Hall MCR at the Cambridge Students Union (Cambridge SU) Council, as well as other committees and meetings external to college. I am very excited to start my role and be a friendly face that you can talk to.You can either find me tearing my hair out regarding my degree or taking part in lots of sports (mainly rowing and mixed netball).

Stevie Vass

Vice President (Internal)

I’m a first-year land economy student from Essex. I can mostly be found in the college bar or playing sport. If you see me around please do come and chat!

Maxine Hanson


Hello everyone! I’m Maxine, the new MCR Secretary here at Hughes. Interaction and people are my happy place, so if you’re ever around college and see me, say Hello! I can’t wait to be working alongside the incredible committee we have this year!

Christopher Ong


Hi I am Chris, a 2nd year Math Undergraduate and I am the new MCR treasurer. When I am not in the library doing my math problems, I can be often found in the MCR room playing a game of Mahjong with my friends. Hit me up if you want to learn this game, it is really fun I promise!

Dara Odunubi

Social Secretary

My name is Dara and I’m a NatSci Phys undergrade. I’m stoked to be one of your social secs this year along with my better half Lorelei. Please feel free to come up and chat whenever!

Lorelei Booth

Social Secretary

Hi I’m Lorelei and I’m a first year HSPS undergrad! Very excited to be one of your social secs along with my better half Dara. I’m always looking for a distraction from work so please feel free to message me or stop for a chat whenever! : )

Frank Denyer

Male and Non-binary Welfare Officer

Hey! I’m a first year Geography undergraduate student. If you have any welfare concerns or questions feel free to contact me, I can normally be found in the Pfeiffer room or the MCR bar.

Olivia O’Dea

Female and Non-binary Welfare Officer

Hey! I’m Olivia, a first-year undergraduate Philosophy student. You’ll most likely hear me before you see me around college – I’m easy to find. With that said, I’m always very happy to be stopped for a chat.

Michael Tang

IT and Infrastructure Officer

Hi, I’m Michael, a third-year PhD in Computer Science and your MCR IT and Infrastructure Officer. I look after the MCR website and keep the information up to date. I manage bookings for the common rooms for student events and provide infrastructure supporting/equipment setup for events if needed. I am aiming to bring back the Hughes Hall Punt Club membership, which is suspended due to the pandemic. I also sit on the college House Committee and help raise concerns about IT provisions from students. I am around college and happy help or have a chat.

Veronica Hera

Academic Affairs Officer

Hi! I’m a PhD student reading Politics and International Studies. I am responsible for liaising with the Tutorial office on planning academic-centred events, putting together the mentorship programme for incoming students, as well as sitting on the Bridge Committee. For the next year, I am keen on organising a wide range of events focused on connecting Research Fellows with current students. When I’m not working on my dissertation on trust in government or hanging out in the MCR, I love playing tennis or attending events at the Cambridge Union. If you have any ideas or feedback regarding academic events, please feel free to reach out!

Janina Forsyth

Ethical and Environmental Officer

I’m a first year PBS undergrad from Swindon. As the Ethical and Environmental Officer, my focus is working with college and students to formulate and enact ethical and environmentally conscious policies. I am also responsible for charity initiatives, so feel free to reach out I you have any charities you want to support! I spend my days learning about why our brains are messed up in hopes of becoming more functional. Truly elusive, I cannot be found unless lured out by the promise of free food.

Sebastian Topan

Sports & Societies Officer

Hey I’m Seb, I’m a second-year reading HSPS, and I’m your MCR Sports and Societies Officer. If you have any ideas for new or existing societies, do let me know! I’m always around college or simply drop me a message.

Jia Ming Lee

House Officer

Hi everyone! I’m Jia Ming, a second year undergraduate in engineering and your new House Officer for the year. I look after all matters concerning accommodation and catering in college. I also sit on the college House Committee, to represent the interests of students in these areas. If you have any feedback or suggestions, feel free to drop me an email or message anytime!

Nirmani Rathnayake

Equality and BAME Officer

Hi! I’m Nirmani. I’m an Engineering PhD student and your MCR Equality and BAME Officer. When I’m not surrounded by electronics at my lab you can find me hanging out in the MCR bar. Please feel free to come up and chat!

Ariel Seraphina

Equality and LGBT+ Officer

Hi, I’m Ariel, first year English student continuing in my role as LGBTQ+ Officer. As one of the Equality officers, I am responsible for promoting diversity and inclusion in college. My, responsibilities are for the LGBTQ+ community at Hughes Hall, and I manage events and the Gender Expression Fund. I am hoping to create a vibrant and engaged LGBTQ+ scene her at Hughes, so do join in, and feel free to raise any concerns with me! I’m probably rushing through readings in the clubroom.

Kali Gladdish

Communications Officer

Hey, I’m Kali! I’m a second year HSPS undergraduate. As the communications officer my role is to enhance the forms of communication for students and work with the college communication to have consistency and efficiency in the sharing of news, events and any other relevant information for Hughes students. I run the Instagram (@hugheshallmcr), so if you ever have anything you want me to share, just send me a message!


President – Jordan Corbett
Secretary – Zhu Yuchen
Treasurer – Olaf Kranse
Vice President (Internal) – Zainab Rehman
Vice President (External) – Brendan Low Shern Leong
Social Officer – Patrick Bamforth
Social Officer – Ellie Nagy
Male and Non-binary Welfare Officer – Chris Lamb
Female and Non-binary Welfare Officer – Georgina Windsor
IT and Infrastructure Officer – Michael Tang
Academic Affairs Officer – James Friend
Ethical and Environmental Officer – Benjy Klyne
Sports & Societies Officer – Sam Crawshaw
Accommodation Officer – Ankit Dilip Kumar
Equality and BAME Officer – Swati Keshri
Equality and LGBT+ Officer – Ariel Seraphina


President: Nicola Gorringe
Vice President: Hector Zhou
Secretary: Anie Vasileva
Treasurer: Kilian Bartsch
Academic Affairs Officer: Brendan Low
Social Secretary: Zainab Rehman
Social Secretary: Ben Williams
Female and Non-binary Welfare Officer: Rachel Hosking
Male and non-binary welfare Officer: Cris van Eijk
Equality and LGBTQ+ Officer: Jodie Rawles
Equality and BAME Officer: Andre Johnsen
Accommodation Officer: Jivan Navani
Sports and Societies Officer: Emmanuel Mensah
IT and Infrastructure Officer: Michael Tang
Green and Ethical Affairs Officer: Olaf Kranse


President: Alexandra Entwistle-Thompson
Vice President: Constantinos Kazamias
Secretary: Patrick Simon Perillo
Treasurer: Anna Kölle
Academic Affairs Officer: Irene Yu
Social Secretary: Paulina Rose Librizzi
Social Secretary: Nicolai van der Steen
Welfare Officer (Female): Rachel Hosking
Welfare Officer (Male): Marco Egle
LGBT+ Welfare Officer: Nicola Gorringe
Equality Officer: Jenson Deokiesingh
Accommodation Officer: Kilian Bartsch
Sports and Societies Officer: Alexandra Gablier
IT and Infrastructure Officer: Michael Tang
Green and Ethical Affairs Officer: Lydia Collas


President: Daniel Anton Garcia
Vice President: Yuri Im
Secretary: Hattie Stacey
Treasurer: Maxim Kuvshinov
Academic Affairs Officer: Anna Kölle
Social Secretary: Nikhil Dutt Sundaraj
Social Secretary: Emma Silvester
Welfare Officer (Female): Paulina Rose Librizzi
Welfare Officer (Male): Andrea Di Antonio
LGBT* Welfare Officer: Charles Su
Equality Officer: Irene Yu
Accommodation Officer: Patrick Simon Perillo
Sports and Societies Officer: Connor OPray
IT and Infrastructure Officer: Harry Holkham
Green and Ethical Affairs Officer: James Che


President: Harry Holkham
Vice President: Nicholas Langford
Secretary: Andrew Gwynne
Treasurer: Maxim Kuvshinov
Male Welfare Officer: Andrea Di Antonio
Female Welfare Officer: Annelies Baneke
Social Secretary: Milind Pandit
Social Secretary: Gaya Muthukumar
Academic Officer: Yuri Im
Sports and Societies Officer: Nazhif Zaini
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Heather Ros Macpherson
Infrastructure Officer: Daniel Anton Garcia
LGBT+ Officer: Lucas Saric
Diversity and Equality Officer: Caitlyn Merry
Accommodation Officer: Josh Richman


President: Peta Blundell
Vice President: Nicholas Langford
Secretary: Molly James
Treasurer: Gulshan Singh Gill
Male Welfare Officer: Zen Ng
Female Welfare Officer: Katarina Hlavata
Social Secretary: Milind Pandit
Social Secretary: Maximillian Campbell
Academic Officer: Luíza Leão Soares Pereira
Sports and Societies Officer: Jodie Chalmers
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Kai Schulze
Infrastructure Officer: Harry Holkham
LGBT+ Officer: Lydia Wong
Diversity and Equality Officer: Lucas Saric
Accommodation Officer: Josh Richman


President: Ellinore Ahlgren
Vice President: Maya Raphael
Secretary: Clare Collins
Treasurer: Sheridan Jones
Male Welfare Officer: Luke Valori
Female Welfare Officer: Georgie Rawson
Internal Social Secretary: Taylor Harris
External Social Secretaries: Steve Campbell, Nathan Wang
Academic Officer: Peta Blundell
Sports and Societies Officer: Sally Mole
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Rina Kuusipalo
Infrastructure Officer: Jill McKenna
LGBT Representative: Yu Ling (Lydia) Wong


President: Jonathan Loesing
Vice President: Clare Collins
Secretary: Xander Friedlaender
Treasurer: Sheridan Jones
Male Welfare Officer: Andrew Hoolachan
Female Welfare Officer: Sally Mole
Internal Social Secretary: Steve Campbell
External Social Secretaries: Marjun Parcasio and Sheena Wong
Academic Officer: Emily Ruzich
Sports and Societies Officer: Katie Klavenes
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Dara Djavan Khoshdel
Infrastructure Officers: George Sarbu and Chris Eng


President: Tobi Olasounkanmi
Vice-President: Omar Shamayleh
Secretary: George Sarbu
Treasurer: Stephen Hall
Welfare Officer (Male): Angelo Mussita
Welfare Officer (Female): Julie Witter
Internal Social Secretary: Ben Goldberg
External Social Secretary: Nelly Olova
Academic Officer: Dara Djavan Khoshdel
Sports and Societies Officer: Erling Amble
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Amy Thomas


President: Ben Goldberg
Secretary: Stefano Gogioso
Treasurer: Christian Ku
Vice President: Stefano Salvatore
Social Secretaries: Martin Sedlak, Andrew Walls
Welfare Officers – Davide Cavaliere, Lara Diaz de Grenu
Bar Manager: Stefano Salvatore
Sports and Societies: Erling Amble
External Social Secretaries: Nelly Olova, Michel Schammel
Ethical Affairs Officers: Marcus Tan, Lorenz Fenk
Undergraduate RepresentativeL Gunel Mehdiyeva
Internal Social Officer: Eugenio Cocchi
Development Officer: Amy Thomas
Off-College Officer – Miranda Abild


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