Our Committee

James Gupta James Gupta
Position: President
Beliefs: Atheist
Degree: Medicine

James is studying Medicine at the University of Leeds, having previously studied at the University of Bradford and Durham University, as well as working for the NHS.

Monique Castellani-Kraan Monique Castellani-Kraan
Position: Secretary
Beliefs: Skeptic
Degree: Psychology

Monique is in her third year of an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a big lover of science. When she isn’t working hard for the society, she also loves to draw, write and play video games.

Will Noble Will Noble
Position: Vice President
Beliefs: Atheist
Degree: Mathematics

Will is currently studying mathematics, and is head of the society’s Lady Gaga special interest group. As secretary, his job is to keep on top of membership records and sort out the admin such as room bookings with the union – a daunting task to anyone familiar with their crazy booking system!

Hugh Clayden Hugh Clayden
Position: Officer
Beliefs: Atheist
Degree: Ancient History and Archaeology, PGCE, M.Ed.

Hugh read Ancient History and Archaeology at Exeter and trained there as a teacher. He is now a history lecturer and Curriculun Leader at Leeds City College. He is the responsible grown-up on the committee. He’s so grown up that he has a pension. This both scares and upsets him.