Rachel Piper

Rachel joins the team as our Interim Movement Builder while Becky is off on a period of parental leave. She has a background in mental health policy and public health promotion. Before joining Medact she worked at Student Minds, leading on key research, policy,...

Hilary Aked

Dr Hilary Aked is a writer and investigative researcher with a background in political sociology who holds a PhD from the University of Bath and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. They have conducted research on the...

James Skinner

James is a campaigner and organiser who has spent the last year working with Docs Not Cops on their campaign calling for universal access to the NHS. Before that he was a Nurse in A&E, did a brief stint in Liberty’s policy and campaigns team and spent many...

Lucy Singh

Lucy Singh sits on Medact’s Board as the National Director of Students for Global Health. She is a final year medical student at the University of Aberdeen, who has been involved with Students for Global Health since 2014 and has worked with the International...

Alan Maryon-Davis

Alan Maryon-Davis is a ‘semi-retired’ public health doctor, honorary professor of public health at Kings College London and former director of public health for the London Borough of Southwark. His career-long interest has been in promoting health and preventing...

Margaret Jackson

Margaret Jackson is a GP partner in a small but busy practice in rural North Yorkshire, as well as a GP trainer and co-ordinator for teaching in her practice for medical students from Hull York Medical School. She has been involved in facilitating pioneering...

Lesley Morrison

Lesley Morrison is a retired GP, still involved in medical student teaching, who has been an active member of Medact since its inception and a member of MCANW prior to that. She has always felt passionately about the need to rid the world of nuclear weapons and about...

Dr Kitty Mohan

Dr Kitty Mohan is a Consultant in Communicable Disease Control based in London and Oxford. A medical doctor by background she completed Public Health training in London in March 2018 and was awarded a PhD in Epidemiology from King’s College London in 2016. She is the...

Deirdre Duff

Deirdre is a fossil fuel divestment campaigner with a background in oesophageal cancer research. She has a BSc in Biochemistry and a PhD from the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin. Her doctorate project examined the role of the RACK1 scaffolding protein in...

Rebecca Daniels

Rebecca is a community organiser with a background in campaigning and education. Before joining Medact she worked on girls’ rights campaigns at Plan International UK, focusing on global access to sexual health services for young people and the criminalisation of...

Reem Abu-Hayyeh

Reem Abu-Hayyeh has worked in advocacy and campaigns particularly on social justice issues relating to the marginalisation of BAME and migrant communities in the UK and Europe. In her last role at Maslaha, Reem managed projects focusing on Islamophobia, gender and...

Dr Penelope Milsom

Dr Penelope Milsom MD MPH is a doctor with experience working in NZ, Cambodia, Samoa and Liberia. Since completing a Masters of Public Health (Columbia University) in 2014, she has worked across the disciplines of applied global health research and health system...