MCR Executive Committee


The MCR Executive Committee is responsible for the running of the common room. Led by the MCR President, positions are elected at the end of Trinity term and the start of Michaelmas term.

President

Ethan Taylor, MCR President 2023-24

Hey everyone! I’m Ethan, and I am a second year MPhil in Political Theory. I have the absolute honour of being your MCR President for 2023-2024. If you have any questions for me, about anything Oriel or Oxford related, don’t hesitate to get in touch! You can contact me at mcr.president@oriel.ox.ac.uk.

Marcus Williamson

Vice-President

Ashby Neterer, MCR Vice President 2023-24

I am a second-year D.Phil. in Theology from Virginia (USA). My current research focuses on the connection between meaning and suffering in the Church Fathers. After I finish my D.Phil., I want to teach Theology at a U.S. university. In my free time, I enjoy playing guitar, watching concerts, and working out. The Oriel MCR has been a home away from home to me, and I hope to make feel like home for our members, new and old, in the 2023-24 academic year.

If you have any queries, feel free to contact me at mcr.vp@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Secretary

Prasita Dutta, MCR Secretary 2023-24

Hi! I am Prasita, and I’ll be your MCR Secretary this year. You will usually spot me next to the desserts table in the MCR with an ‘apparently bottomless’ wine glass in my hand. Nevertheless, drunk or sober, I love to meet new people and talk to them, so feel free to come say hi whenever. (Ahem, trying to say this in the most non-nerdish way possible) I am pursuing a DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry and am currently in my second year. One year at Oriel already went IN A FLASH, and I am so grateful for all the people I have met here. I hope to make Oriel as welcoming to you, as it has been to me. Lastly CONGRATULATIONS for getting to be a part of the best MCR in Oxford. Looking forward to meeting you all.

If you have any queries, feel free to contact me at mcr.secretary@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Claire Lowe

Treasurer

Jamie Linsley-Parrish, MCR Treasurer 2023-24

Hey! I’m Jamie (he/him), from Devon, England and I am your MCR treasurer for the coming year. I’m a second year DPhil Candidate in Geography and the Environment, focusing on Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing. As treasurer, I’m responsible for looking after the MCR finances and ensuring we can pay for all the great events we have planned, and the many, many biscuits we’ll need over the course of the year!

If you have any queries, feel free to contact me at mcr.treasurer@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Welfare Secretary

Jonathon Clark, MCR Welfare Secretary 2023-24

Hi I’m Jonny! I’m a second year DPhil student in Chemistry and I’ll be one of the welfare officers this year for the Oriel MCR!
I did my undergrad here at Oxford (why you may see me wearing New College stash…) so know how busy and stressful life at Oxford can be sometimes. I hope to be a friendly face around the MCR and please talk to me if you have anything you fancy chatting about! I’ll also be organising a bunch of welfare events throughout the year to help keep the MCR a fun and friendly place!

If you have any queries, feel free to contact me at mcr.welfare@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Claire Lowe
Claire Lowe

Welfare Secretary

Kayla Fraser, MCR Welfare Secretary 2023-24

Hi, I’m Kayla ! I’m a fresher doing an MSc in African Studies and I’ll be the women’s welfare officer this year for the Oriel MCR. I’m very passionate about elevating women (and others!), filling up the welfare box with products needed for reproductive and sexual health and getting you loads of yummy snacks for welfare tea.
Fundamentally, I hope to contribute to making the MCR a non-judgemental space for you to come and relax, drink tea and talk to me about anything you wish.

If you have any queries, feel free to contact me at mcr.welfare@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Social Secretary

Fleur Whitworth, MCR Social Secretary 2023-24

I’m a first-year MPhil student reading Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, although I’ve been at Oriel for the past four years. As your Social Secretary, I look forward to running an array of events; from themed parties and exchange dinners to movie nights and crafts, you’ll be spoilt for choice. With such a welcoming community and jam-packed term cards, Oriel MCR is the place to be!

If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact me at mcr.social@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Claire Lowe

Social Secretary

Michaela Alexandra Rychetska, MCR Social Secretary 2023-24

I am Michaela and I am in the 2nd year of my MPhil in Environmental Change and Management. I LOVE our MCR and I deeply value the sense of community it nurtures. Just as I treasure the beautiful moments created by last year’s Executives, I am excited to do the same for you and deliver lasting memories over the course of this year.

In case of queries, feel free to contact me at mcr.social@oriel.ox.ac.uk

MCR Manager

Scarlett Kiaras-Attari, MCR Manager 2023-24

Coming soon!

 

Claire Lowe

Bar Manager

Ben Alsop-Ten Hove, Bar Manager 2023-24

Coming soon!