MTF Committee: 2023/24
Jakevir is a 5th Year Intercalating Medical Student at the University of Leicester and has been at MTF since 2020. As ND, Jakevir guides the overall direction of the MedTech Foundation and its growth. Outside of MTF, Jakevir has been involved in various societies at University, as well as internships with Howz and Patients Know Best. He is an avid coder, and has created games around medical education. In his free time, he is an keen badminton player the Captain of the University’s Men’s 2nd Badminton team.
Rahul is a Final Year Medical Student at Hull-York Medical School, where he is also chair of the HYMS MTF spoke. As NFD, he handles the finances and sponsorships that enable MTF to bring you exciting events and opportunities. He has also represented MTF at a number of events. Outside of MTF, Rahul is a keen musician and is currently learning to play the guitar. He is also a big Formula 1 Racing fan!
Sulaymaan Al Majid
Sulaymaan is a Junior Doctor currently in the North with a seat at the UK JDC. At medical school, he worked as the President of the School of Medicine, and also took up a variety of leadership positions in a variety of different national organisations across the United Kingdom. Whilst exploring different fields of healthcare he hopes to meet keen and innovative individuals to not only sharpen MedTech Foundation's vision but expand their growth during his time as the National Program Director.
Events and Spokes Team
Benjamin is a 3rd year medical student at the University of Edinburgh currently intercalating in Biomedical engineering at Imperial College London. His interests lie in precision medicine for cancer treatment. Benjamin aims to use the national MTF conference to enhance collaboration across all disciplines related to medtech. While originally from the UK, he spent a significant part of his life in Singapore. Apart from his professional endeavours, he has a keen interest in sports ranging from Formula 1 to boxing and football. During his spare time, you can find him playing badminton, mountaineering, or working out in the gym.
National Conference Director
Dinesh is a University Innovation Fellow from Stanford d. school. Drawing on his background in engineering and business, his one-year objective is to launch the Med Tech Innovation Fellows Programme across the UK, empowering students to innovate in healthcare. Beyond his professional roles, he is an active public speaker, Vice President at the Oxford Speakers Club, and maintains a vibrant lifestyle through sports and electronic project building using Arduino. IDE.
Innovation Programme Director
Mariya is a Mechanical Engineering student at Aston University. As Content Writer, she helps deliver interesting articles on subjects in the MedTech space, including inspiring interviews from leading professionals. In her spare time, Mariya works as a Research Assistant in Material Characterisation at her University. She is an avid reader, as well as a Formula one fan with a keenness to work in motorsport engineering
Chandini Parsan Chand
Internal Research Director
External Research Director
Dr William Bolton
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow
Dr Bolton is a co-founder of the MedTech Foundation, which he first set up in Leeds in 2015. He currently works as an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery at the Leeds Centre for Neurosciences, with an interest in developing novel surgical technology and its applications to Global Surgery.
Dr James Neffendorf
MA, MBBS, FRCOphth
Dr Neffendorf is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the King's College Hospital Foundation Trust, as well as an Honorary Research Fellow at King's College London.
Clive Flashman is the Managing Director for Flashfuture Consulting. He is also the Strategy Director for ORCHA Health, Digital Innovation Adviser for NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit, and Chief Digital Officer for Patient Safety Learning.