the committee


Timothy Westwood


"I'm a second year DPhil in Mathematics studying Partial Differential Equations. My role is represent the views of the MCR and it’s members to college. I also oversee the running of the MCR and help out other committee members when I can."


Guillaume Matthews


"I am a Belgian Engineer reading for a DPhil in Materials Science. As the Victualler, I am in charge of the weekly guest dinners and other MCR formal events. I also provide wine and other drinks to the MCR. I am here to make sure that everyone has a great dining experience at The Queen’s College."


Sarah Gouldesbrough

Vice President

"I'm a second year DPhil in Classics, researching the reception of Homer in modern science fiction literature. My job as Secretary is to know all of the words! I organise and take minutes at MCR committee and general meetings, and I send out the weekly newsletter."


Miles Caddick


"I'm a third year DPhil student in Mathematics, studying the wonderfully exciting area of Partial Differential Equations. As the MCR treasurer it is my job to know all of the numbers - keeping track of how much we are spending, managing the MCR's finances and ensuring that people are paid for expenditures related to the MCR."


Nicole Ng

Women Officer

"Hi I am Nicole, and I am a fourth year MChem student. My role as the women officer is to provide support for all female students in the MCR. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding welfare issues in college."


Edward Scrivens

LGBT+ Officer

"I'm a second year DPhil in Egyptology, studying representations of goddesses in the Ramessid period. As LGBT+ officer I'm here to offer support and representation for those identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Asexual, and those with questions about sexual identities, as well as organising social events for both LGBT+ students and their allies."


Daniel Navarro

IT Officer

"I am a third year DPhil in Artificial Intelligence developing computer models of the brain. I have created this new MCR website and my role as the MCR IT Officer involves keeping the website updated and managing the mailing lists. Feel free to contact me with any IT questions."


Kathryn Acheson

SCR Liaison Officer

"I am a second year Cardiovascular Science DPhil student, and the SCR Liaison for the MCR. It is my job to organise the Queen's College Symposia, which are scheduled for weeks 3 and 7 of each term. I also organise fun events for the MCR which involve SCR participation, such as invitations to high table and MCR wine tastings."


Andre Hector

Welfare Officer

"Hi, I'm Andre and I am a DPhil student working in the field of sub-millimetre Astronomy. I am also the MCR Welfare Officer which means that you can get in touch with me should you have any welfare related issues and I will do my best to help out."


Joseph Lawrence

Social Secretary

"Hi I'm Joe. I'm doing a DPhil in Theoretical Chemistry. As one of the Social Secs I help organise lots of official MCR events from fortnightly MCR parties to tea & scones. We're always looking for new events to run and are happy to help any member of the MCR in making their ideas happen."


Iris Valencia

Social Secretary

"I'm a second year DPhil in Oriental Studies, working in Heian period Japanese literature, and I'm here to try to help everyone make the most of the MCR's social life. It's my job to make the MCR a welcoming, fun space where we can briefly forget how stressful and demanding academic life is. Expect pizza and movie nights. Also, what Joe said."


Andrew Holland

Social Secretary

"Hi all, I am a second year DPhil in Medieval History. As one of the Social Secretaries, it is my job to help plan and organise events and to ensure that the MCR is an enjoyable and inclusive social space for all. Feel free to contact me with any queries or suggestions."


Charles Troup

JCR-MCR Liaison Officer

"I'm a first year MPhil in Modern British and European History; and also the JCR Liaison Officer. Queen's is an academic and a social community, comprised of both graduates and undergraduates, and it's my job to ensure that the life of the College reflects this. I'll be organising a few events involving both the Common Rooms this year; let me know if you have one you would like help in publicising!"


Jack Cowling

Sports Secretary

"I'm a Yorkshireman studying for my Master's in Mathematics, and I'm an avid football player and rower. As MCR sports rep it is my job to keep you updated on all of the various sporty goings on here at Queen's, from table tennis to rowing and everything in between! If you want to know anything else drop me an email or message me on Facebook. And very good luck in your sporting life at Queens!"