MCR Committee



President: Nicola Gorringe

Hello Everyone! I am Nicola, a PhD student in Plant Sciences and the Hughes Hall MCR President. This year may present some unique challenges but the MCR will continue to work hard to ensure your time at Hughes Hall is fabulous! Please fell free to contact me about any questions or queries you may have!

mcr.president@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Vice President: Hector Zhou

Hi ~ I’m Hector, a 3rd year Economics undergraduate.
As the current VP, I represent the college at the Cambridge University Students’ Union and the Graduate Union. If you would like a specific topic to be discussed in a CUSU Council Meeting, do not hesitate to contact me. Feel free to contact me via the email link below~ Cheers!

mcr.vicepresident@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Secretary: Anie Vasileva

Hi everyone, my name is Anie and I am a first year CGCM student. In my role as the MCR secretary I am responsible to ensure that there is good communication between our students and college. I am also responsible for sending the Hughesletter and doing the admin work for the MCR. I also join the MCR President in representing the student body to the College Council. Please feel free to contact me with any concerns or questions you might have ! I am very happy to help. ☺

mcr.secretary@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Treasurer: Kilian Bartsch

Heya, I’m Kilian Bartsch and I am a third year Engineering undergraduate student. I will be this year’s Treasurer, which essentially involves taking care of the MCR bank account and transactions with societies and ents. I love helping out in general and getting to know new people so let me know if I can be of any assistance.

mcr.treasurer@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Academic Affairs Officer: Brendan Low

Hey everyone! My name is Brendan and I hope to create a platform for both intellectual academic discourse and casual opinionated banter. Since most of our time in Cambridge will be spent on academic matters, I strive to make the nature of academic events at Hughes Hall such that you may learn beyond the confines of your academic degree, while meeting like minded people along the way!

mcr.academic@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Social Secretary: Zainab Rehman

Hi everyone! My name is Zainab and I am a second year undergraduate studying Human, Social and Political Sciences. As the MCR Social Secretary for 2020-2021, I am super excited to work with an incredibly helpful committee and stir up the social life at Hughes with some exciting events!

If you have any ideas, please feel free to pitch them to me or Ben!

Love u all x

mcr.social@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Social Secretary: Ben Williams

Hey everyone! My name is Ben and I am a second year undergraduate studying German and Spanish. I am one of your social secs for this year. Alongside Zainab I will be offering a wide range of great events for everyone at Hughes (yes, even in these strange times!). And if you have any ideas for events, do not hesitate to get in contact.

mcr.social@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Female and Non-binary Welfare Officer: Rachel Hosking

Hello! My name is Rachel and I’m second year graduate medic. I will be your female welfare office this year so do get in contact if you have a concern – whether it’s personal, college, or university related, I’m happy to help! I’m passionate about raising awareness of the support available in college and helping individuals find the assistance they need.

These are difficult times we are living in, so now more than ever we need to look after our own welfare and the welfare of those around us.

I look forward to meeting you all soon. 😊

Take care. ❤

mcr.welfare.female.nonbinary@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Male and non-binary welfare Officer: Cris van Eijk

Hello! I’m Cris, and I’m a law undergraduate in my final year. As Male and Nonbinary Welfare Officer, I’m here to help you navigate the college and university support systems, represent your welfare-related concerns to the college, and point you to the best possible resources to promote your wellbeing. I also work with the Female and Nonbinary Welfare Officer and Equality Officers to ensure that Hughes is welcoming and inclusive for everyone.

mcr.welfare.male@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Equality and LGBTQ+ Officer: Jodie Rawles

Hi, I’m Jodie and I am a PhD student in Psychiatry. As the Equality & LGBTQ+ Officer, I work to ensure that all students feel welcomed and supported as part of the Hughes community. The main part of my role involves promoting the inclusion and welfare of students who identify as LGBTQ+. However, the Equality & BAME Officer and I are here to assist with any equality-related issue. For example, I’m particularly passionate about supporting students with disabilities and long-term health conditions. You are very welcome to contact me with any questions, ideas or concern that you may have.

mcr.lgbt@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Equality and BAME Officer: Andre Johnsen

Hi, my name is Andre. I am a second year master’s student, studying Social Innovation at Judge Business School. As the BAME & Equality Officer I am here to ensure Hughes is a diverse and inclusive environment for all. Hughes is a community and at the MCR we believe we can’t build that community alone, so drop me an email or facebook message if you are want to partner with me in helping make Hughes a leading institution for BAME students. Andre Johnsen

mcr.equality.bame@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Accommodation Officer: Jivan Navani

Howdy! My name is Jivan (pronounced like Steven but with a J). I am currently pursing a Masters in Entrepreneurship at Judge. Please reach out to me if you have any accommodation related queries. I will do my best to help or at least will be able to point you in the right direction. Also looking into ways to further engage with those students living offsite. Let me know if you have thoughts/suggestions.

Wishing you a lovely day.

mcr.accommodation@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Sports and Societies Officer: Emmanuel Mensah

mcr.societies@hughes.cam.ac.uk


IT and Infrastructure Officer: Michael Tang

Hi! My name is Michael and I am a Computer Science PhD student. As your IT and Infrastructure Officer, I will be looking after the MCR website, the MCR room bookings and facilities. Feel free to use the room booking form to book one of our MCR rooms. I am also responsible for the punt membership. If you have any queries or concerns, just send me a message or an email.

mcr.infrastructure@hughes.cam.ac.uk


Green and Ethical Affairs Officer: Olaf Kranse

Hi! My name is Olaf, I am a PhD student in biology. As the new Green and Ethical Affairs Officer I will work together with students on durable solutions to make the college more green while having minimal negative impact on the student’s daily lives. If you have any questions/suggestions, please feel free to get in touch.

mcr.green@hughes.cam.ac.uk


2019-2020

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

2018-2019

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

2017-2018

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

2016-2017

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

2015-2016

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

2014-2015

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

2013-2014

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

2012-2013

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