Some of the many hands, brains, and hearts behind ODC
President: Siobhan Tan
Siobhan is a second-year undergraduate studying Law at Exeter. She was previously a consultant on the La Strada International human trafficking project, and served as Sponsorship Officer last cycle. As ODC enters our second cycle of fully virtual operations, she will be focused on maintaining the quality of our consulting work and expanding our reach within and beyond Oxford. Outside of ODC, she is working on a new podcast for the university’s Undergraduate Law Journal.
Vice President (Projects): Nailah Ranjan
Nailah is a second-year History and Politics student at Teddy Hall. She was a consultant and a Project Officer in previous ODC cycles and having loved her experience with ODC, she is excited to now be Vice President of Projects and continue sourcing with clients doing incredible work in the field of development. Outside ODC, Nailah is involved with her college JCR as well as Jacari Oxford, a charity providing free EAL tuition to disadvantaged students aged 7-16.
Vice President (External Relations): Calista Chong
Calista is a second-year student reading History and Politics at Lady Margaret Hall. She is deeply interested in international development and social impact, especially in the fields of gender equality, food security and education. Outside of ODC, she organised Oxford Forum for International Development 2021, leads the Broad Street Humanities Review, an interdisciplinary humanities publication, and is Head of External Relations at Oxford Women in Business. In her free time, she loves listening to R&B music and enjoys dance.
Projects Officer: Nadia Hassan
Nadia is a second-year undergraduate student studying French Sole at Trinity. Having invested her time into working with societies, such as Schools Plus, and university and college-wide programmes focusing on local access and outreach initiatives, she is excited to devote time into working on international projects. As Projects Officer, she will source and manage ODC's consulting projects with development institutions around the world. She is also the President of Trinity JCR and a Translator for the Culture column of Right for Education. Outside of her degree and Oxford life, Nadia enjoys reading crime fiction and watching foreign language shows on Netflix.
Projects Officer: Alexander Gan
Alexander is a second-year Philosophy, Politics and Economics student at Merton. As a Projects Officer, Alex is responsible for project sourcing and management. He has previously interned at a consulting case preparation company and has worked on consulting projects involving autonomous vehicles, tourism, consumer goods & retail, and education. Alex is also the Co-President of the Oxford University United Nations Association and the Merton PPE+ Society.
Project Officer: Nicole De La Cruz
Nicole is a second-year historian at St Edmund Hall. Having previously worked as a project consultant for ODC, she looks forward to working alongside a breadth of NGO’s and other organisations during her role as Projects Officer this cycle. Outside of ODC, she is Sponsorship Director for OUHS, and is busy producing a podcast for the Oxford Philippines Society. When she is not studying, she is struggling to learn German grammar.
Events Director: Mairi Clarkson
Mairi is a MSc Comparative Social Policy Student at St. Catherine’s with an interest in labour market institutions and inequalities as well as access to social citizenship rights and how this affects gender equality. Before coming to Oxford, Mairi was involved in a number of research projects assessing the conditions and wellbeing of disadvantaged populations for both government bodies, including the Office for Students and the City of York Council, and for NGOs including International Service and Raleigh International. During her time on the ODC committee, Mairi will act as the Events Director, working to engage students within and outside of Oxford, and external development organisations.
Creative Director: Eric Zhang
Eric is a first-year undergraduate studying Human Sciences at Mansfield College. He is new to ODC but is looking forward to working with a group of wonderful people. He is very keen into creating social impacts and outside of ODC, he has had experience in various socially impactful organisations from education reform to ethnic minority awareness raising. In his free time, Eric can be found playing basketball and cooking with his friends.
Sponsorship Director: Sua Yoo
Sua is a first year mathematician at Exeter College with an interest in data analysis. Having worked as a consultant for ODC, she is excited to take the role of sponsorship officer and liaise with external firms for sponsorship and training workshops. Outside of ODC, she is the secretary of the Mirzakhani Society for Women in Math. In her free time, she likes to read novels, cook, and dance.