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...

Annabel Sowemimo

Dr Annabel Sowemimo is a Community Sexual & Reproductive Health doctor having completed an MSc in Sexual & Reproductive Health Research & undergraduate study in Medical Anthropology. At medical school, Annabel assisted in developing training for medical...

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 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...

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...