Executive Committee

Evelyne Kiu

Evelyne is currently a fourth year medical student at the University of Sheffield. She previously completed her Biochemistry degree at Imperial College London, where she gained experience in laboratory research and molecular biology. Evelyne has interests in academic medicine and is keen to get involved with projects. Outside of medicine, Evelyne enjoys rock-climbing and exploring outdoors.

Melika Akhbari
Education Lead

Melika is a final year medical student at the Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ School of Medical Education, King’s College London having completed a Masters in Clinical Neuroscience at The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. She is an advocate for student involvement in academic medicine and endeavours to use her research experiences to sustain and develop the invaluable work of the NSAMR Education division.

Anna Harvey
Journal Lead

Bio: Anna is a final year medical student at King’s and current BMJ Editorial Scholar. Her interests lie in journalism, women’s health and the wider determinants of health outcomes. You can find her Tweeting – mainly about music and running – at @a_c_harvey

Guarav Bhalla
Outreach Lead

Hey! My name is Gaurav and I’m the new Outreach Lead. I am passionate about widening participation and helping people realise their potential. I hope I can do this during my time in NSAMR!

Vinson Yew
IT Lead

Vinson is a current 5th year medical student at KCL and previous Social Media Rep for NSAMR.

Millie Mitchell-Gears

Millie is a fourth year medical student at the University of Leeds. She has loved being involved in research projects during medical school and is excited to contribute to NSAMR’s work in the role of Secretary this year.

Basil Yannoulias
Events Lead

Having enjoyed the experience of mentoring prospective medical students on the NSAMR Buddy Scheme, Basil is keen to be involved in the running of the association as a whole. He looks forward to encouraging student participation in academic medicine through conferences, guest lectures and other educational events. Understanding the pressures faced by medical students, he aims to make the NSAMR as accessible as possible through working closely with institution ambassadors and the events sub-committee.

Bethan Clayton
Finance Lead

Bethan is a 4th year medical student at the University of Manchester. Having completed a BSc in Biomedical Sciences at Newcastle University, she has been actively involved in the University of Manchester’s Medical Research Society, organising three Conferences and Chairing the Society. She is hoping her role in NSAMR will encourage more medical students to consider Research as part of their clinical career. Her interests lie in General Surgery, Endocrinology and Oncology.


Previous Committees

  • 2019-2020
  • 2018-2019
  • 2017-2018
  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016
  • 2014-2015
  • 2013-2014

Chair | Evelyne Kiu
Secretary | Millie Mitchell-Gears
Finance | Bethan Clayton
Research | Steven Tominey 
Events | Basil Yannoulias
Outreach | Guarav Bhalla
Journal | Anan Harvey
IT | Vinson Yew
Education | Melika Akhbari 

Chair | Serena Banh
Secretary | Evelyne Kiu
Finance | Claudia Shi Ya Lee
Research | Ali Ansaripour
Events | Maria Charalambides
Outreach | Jacqueline Moneke
Journal | Stephanie Rees
IT | Hamilton Morrin
Education | Melika Akhbari 

Chair | Serena Banh
Societies/Secretary | Aisha Sooltangos
Finance | Claudia Shi Ya Lee
Research | Ali Ansaripour
Events | Elena-Cristina Andreica
Outreach | Alexander Cawley
Journal | Stephanie Rees
IT | Hamilton Morrin
Mentoring | Azmi Rahman

Chair | Robert Lundin
Societies | Ziyan Sheng
Finance | Edward Christopher
Research | Serena Banh
Events | Ben Cross
Outreach | Abhinav Mathur
Journal | Matthew Byrne
IT | Helen Jackson
Mentoring | Lewis Isaacs

Chair | Sophie Herbert
Secretary | Stuart O’Connor
Mentorship | Charles Badu-Boateng
Outreach | Sophie Herbert
Research | Robert Michael Lundin
Journal | Dinakshi Shah
IT & Website | Zi Yi Tew

Chair | Rory Piper
Secretary | Meghavi Mashar
Mentorship | Charles Badu-Boateng
Outreach | Sophie Herbert
IT & Website | Zi Yi Tew

Chair | Michael Mather
Secretary | Clark Russel