MCR Committee

The committee are all current members of the MCR elected in the Michaelmas term each year. There are 12 positions (some held by multiple people) on the committee to cover all the various aspects of college and MCR life. They are here to serve all graduate students of the MCR so do not hesitate to contact. Suffixes for all mcr-position email addresses are "" and for personal email addresses are "".


Coco Newton and Elena Schäfer

Email: mcr-president or ccn30/es783

The Presidents looks after the MCR (its facilities and the interests of its members) whilst also being the figure heads. They chair the MCR committee and represent the MCR on the College Council, Joint Liaison Committee, the RCSA (as a member of the executive), the Development Committee and the Archives Committee. They liaise with the other committee members to ensure that the MCR offers the best services to its members that it can.

Vice-President (Internal)

Eric Bringley

Email: mcr-vp-internal or eb656

The Vice-President (Internal) deputises for the President and sits on the Joint Liaison Committee and Education Committee. He also organises the Room Ballot and looks after accommodation matters for members.

Vice-President (External)

Sandra del Valle Casals

Email: mcr-vp-external or sd749

The Vice-President (External) represents the MCR at the Graduate Union (GU) and at the Cambridge University Students' Union (CUSU). She holds the MCR vote on these two councils, so feel free to contact her if you have any views on upcoming motions.


Nick Devlin

Email: mcr-secretary or nd430

The Secretary writes the agenda and takes the minutes at MCR committee meetings. He is also in charge of the weekly MCR bulletin so if you have anything you would like included on it, please email him.


Thomas Burger

Email: mcr-treasurer or tsjb2

The Treasurer sets the MCR budget (with the help of the committee) and looks after our finances throughout the year.

Academic Affairs Officer

Kirsty Mackinlay

Email: mcr-acad-affairs or kmlm2

The Academic Affairs Officer is responsible for supporting and improving the academic experience within the graduate community. She sits on the Library Committee and organises the MCR-SCR Research Days.

Swaps Officer

Erika Bondareva

Email: mcr-swaps or eb729

Entertainments (Ents) Officers

General email: mcr-events

The Ents Officers organise a variety of social events throughout the year and keep members informed of activities across Cambridge. Among other things, each Ents officer looks after a few regular events.

Eric Bringley

Email: eb656

Teodora Moiseanu

Email: tm672

Matthew Jennings

Email: mjj47

Arthur Harris

Email: ah954

Thomas Burger

Email: tsjb2

Welfare Officers

The Welfare Officers look after the day-to-day welfare of MCR members. They also provide a point of contact to discuss welfare issues (having been fully trained by CUSU), and are in charge of welfare supplies in the MCR.

Tori Ford (female)

Email: mcr-female-welfare or vgnf2

The Women's welfare officer is here to represent women to ensure their health, safety, and life are soundly set. Please see Robinson Welfare Page for more information about resources available.

Adam Clark (male)

Email: mcr-male-welfare or ac2200

The Men's welfare officer is here to represent men to ensure their health, safety, and life are soundly set. Please see Robinson Welfare Page for more information about resources available.

Niall Dilucia (LGBT+)

Email: mcr-lgbt or nd372

The LGBT welfare officer is here to represent anyone who self-identifies as LGBT+ to ensure their health, safety, and life are soundly set, and to foster Robinson's links with the LGBT+ community across the university. He will also be happy to provide welfare support (or signpost to appropriate resources) more generally to MCR members who don't identify as LGBT+ as a welfare officer. Please see Robinson Welfare Page for more information about resources available.

Computer Officer

Jan Blumenkamp

Email: mcr-computer or jb2270

The Computer Officer is responsible for the MCR computer system and liaising with the College Computer Officer. He also maintains the MCR website and sits on the College IT committee.

Green Officer

Izaak Bosman

Email: mcr-green or ib425

The Green Officer looks after any green issues, encourages members to recycle more, tops up green supplies in the MCR and is the person to contact if you are interested in having a composting bin in your hostel kitchen.

First Year Officer

Lawrence Coles

Email: mcr-first-year or lcc50

The First Year Officer ensures representation for first-year graduates on the MCR committee and organises the Monday night Grad Dinner in the Garden Restaurant.