Marina is a second-year law student at St Peter’s College. Hailing from Australia, she has been involved in MUN since she was 12 years old. Having served as last year’s Deputy USG Personnel, she is incredibly excited to lead this year’s secretariat and would like to extend a warm welcome to you all to OxIMUN 2018. Alongside Allen and the rest of the team, she is eager to make OxIMUN 2018 the greatest conference yet.
Outside of MUN, Marina serves as a committee member for the Oxford Climate Society and the Oxford International Relations Society. In her free time, she can be found writing incredibly embarrassing pieces of poetry, or rewatching The West Wing for the umpteenth time. She can be reached at SG@oximun.org.
Allen is a second-year student reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Brasenose College. As Deputy Secretary-General, he works with Marina to oversee the conference and has oversight over the conference’s academic content. Allen chaired a committee at OxIMUN 2017, and has previously served as a delegate, chair, and secretariat member for MUN conferences in his native US and the UK.
Outside of MUN, Allen serves as a committee member of the Oxford Economics Society and is active in the Oxford Inter-Collegiate Christian Union. He plays speed chess and bakes on the side. He can be reached at DSG@oximun.org.
Munirah Dasu Patel
Munirah is a second-year student reading Economics & Management at Lady Margaret Hall. As Finance Director, she works with the Secretariat to set budgets, keep track of accounts and handle incoming and outgoing payments. Munirah volunteered to help with logistics for OxIMUN 2017; she joins this year’s Secretariat for the first time.
Outside of MUN, Munirah is the Treasurer of Oxford University Polo Club and a Consultant for the Oxford Strategy Group; she spends her free time playing polo and shooting.
Deputy Finance Director
Lynn is a second-year student reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Keble College. As Deputy Finance Director, she works with Munirah to secure sponsorships and other streams of funding for the conference. She joins this year’s Secretariat for the first time, and is very excited to become a part of the team that make OXIMUN happen.
Outside of OXIMUN, Lynn is involved with the Oxford Strategy Group, Oxford University Travel Society, and student drama. She enjoys hiking, fencing, watching musicals, and eating her way across Oxford in her spare time.
Under Secretary-General for Logistics
Marcus is a second-year student reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Trinity College. As Under Secretary-General for Logistics, he oversees conference volunteers, equipment, and rooms. He has served in positions from delegate to Secretariat member in MUN conferences across Europe, from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Wales.
Outside of MUN, Marcus organizes events for the Oxford Scandinavian community (he hails from Helsinki), plays floorball at the University level and rows for his college. He enjoys exploring Oxford in his free time.
Under Secretary-General for Delegates
Nicholas is a second-year student studying Law with European Law at Somerville College. As Under Secretary-General for Delegates, he oversees delegate applications and allocations, and is the first point of contact for delegates. He first became involved in Model United Nations in Year 11. His passion for MUN has taken him across the UK and further afield – to The Hague, Italy, and the United States.
Outside of MUN, Nicholas is the Junior Social Secretary of the Oxford LGBTQ Society and Treasurer of Student Action for Refugees. Above all, he is incredibly excited to welcome you to OxIMUN 2018!
Under Secretary-General for Academics
Nicole is a second-year student reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St. John’s College. As Under Secretary-General for Academics, she oversees the selection of committee and topics, the writing of background guides, the Rules of Procedure, and awards policy for the conference. Nicole chaired a committee in OxIMUN 2017 and has been extensively involved in MUN as a delegate and chair in Singapore for five years.
Outside of MUN, Nicole is President of the Oxford University Malaysian and Singaporean Students’ Association. When she’s free, she’s waltzing or jiving away in a studio and cooking delicious Asian food for her friends.
Under Secretary-General for Personnel
Guy is a second-year student studying Law at Oriel College. As Under Secretary-General for Personnel, Guy is responsible for recruiting and liaising with committee chairs and directors in the run-up to the conference. Guy has had a wide breadth of experience in the MUN sphere, including participating as a delegate, ICJ judge and as a chair in conferences across the UK and at UNESCO in Paris.
Guy is excited to welcome everyone to the upcoming conference and hopes you will all have a marvellous time. He is happy to answer any questions to the best of his ability and may be reached at email@example.com.
Deputy Under Secretary-General for Personnel
Maryam is a second year Law student at Magdalen College who is not sure she wants to be a lawyer. As Deputy Under Secretary-General for Personnel, she is responsible for assisting Guy in coordinating chairs, volunteers and other staff at the conference. She had the pleasure of participating in OxIMUN 2017 and is excited to make the 2018 edition the best yet.
Maryam enjoys prayer, yoga and trying to remain zen-like. Outside of OxIMUN, she actively self-sabotages herself in this goal by serving as Women’s Officer at the Oxford Union and Assistant Director of the Magdalen players.
Under Secretary-General for Social Events
Klaudia is a second-year student reading Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Christ Church. As Events Director, she organises three major ceremonies at OxiMUN including the flagship ball at the Ashmolean Museum, and is responsible for the social side of the conference. Klaudia volunteered to help with logistics for OxIMUN 2017; she joins this year’s Secretariat for the first time.
Outside of MUN, Klaudia is a Consultant for Oxford Microfinance Initiative, a Mentor in Project Access and serves as a committee member of the Oxford Economics Society. In her free time, Klaudia is volunteering with the elderly and trying to find the best chai latte in Oxford.
Hassan is a second-year student reading Computer Science at Christ Church. As IT Director, he oversees the conference website, application, and registration systems. Hassan has been active in the Oxford University United Nations Association, participating in OxIMUN 2017, and participated in MUN in school.
Outside of MUN, Hassan leads the Code Club at Oxfordshire County Library for the Oxford Hub and is involved with the Oxford Anime Society. In his free time, he enjoys learning languages and is involved with city politics in his native Manchester.
Special Advisor for Academic and Personnel Affairs
Badshah attended OxIMUN last year, serving as Director of the WTO. He has attended 33 Model UN conferences over the past 7 years, holding such diverse roles as a regular committee delegate, President of the International Court of Justice, Crisis Cabinet Director, and Deputy Secretary-General for UCLMUN 2018.
Outside of MUN, Badshah is a second year Civil Engineering student at UCL and reads fantasy books, plays video games, and practices card tricks in his free time.