Ben Eder

Ben is a doctor and campaigner, with a background in the Health Justice movement. Ben has completed his foundation training as a junior doctor in the NHS, completing his medical training at the University of Bristol, intercalating in Global Health. Ben was previously...

Rob Abrams

Rob is an organiser with a background in the UK’s climate movement. Having been involved in networks such as People & Planet and Climate Camp, he has experience campaigning around a number of areas related to climate justice including but not limited to...

Annabel Sowemimo

Dr Annabel Sowemimo is a Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) doctor and founder of community based organisation – Decolonising Contraception (DC). Her interests include addressing Gender Based Violence and improving SRH access for people of colour. She is a regular...

Siddhartha Mehta

Siddhartha has a background in public health and public interest campaigning. He has been a civil servant in the Public Health system of New Zealand working in the Health Improvement team to improve the built and food environment of Auckland. He was also a Union...

Aiyan Maharasingam

Aiyan is our Campaigns Assistant ─ providing support across our campaigns and operational work. Aiyan came to Medact having worked for an MP for the last two years. Prior to that he enjoyed a brief stint at the campaigns organisation 38 Degrees. 

Lisa Murphy

Lisa Murphy is a Digital Strategist at Public Health England, having previously worked as a junior doctor in East London. She has been involved in advocacy around health inequalities for almost 10 years, primarily working with the Royal College of Paediatrics and...

Anne Schulthess

Anne Schulthess is the Marketing manager at the International Institute for Environment and Development. She holds an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and prior to joining the communications team at IIED she spent several...

Harpreet Kaur

Harpreet is a medical student currently interacalating for an MSc in Global Health Policy at the London School of Economics. She is the National Director of Students for Global Health and has been a part of the organisation for over 4 years. Within the Global Health...

Tom Wakeford

Dr Tom Wakeford is an action researcher at ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration), a small international civil society organisation. He is also Honorary Associate Professor at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health,...

Rachel Piper

Rachel joined the team as our Interim Movement Builder while Becky was 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...