Meet The Board

Below are the Rotaract Westminster board members for 2016/2017. Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions!

Nicole Douglas

President

I serve as the current President of the Rotaract Club of Westminster. Originally from the United States, I moved to London in 2014 and currently work in wealth management. What I enjoy most about Rotaract is contributing to the impact that the club's service projects and fundraising have on our community. I feel very fortunate to be collaborating with a fantastic group of invidividuals who are passionate about giving back and helping others. I look forward to contributing my professional experiences and a service-above-self approach to the role of President.

     

Tom Gasson

Vice President

I currently serve as the Vice President of the Rotaract club of Westminster. I originally hail from the midlands but grew up around the world (Belgium, the United States and the UK) and moved to London in early 2015. I work in Wealth/Risk Management and spend far too much of my time fanatically following and playing sport (Cricket & Rugby). I particularly enjoy the opportunities the Rotaract gives me to both volunteer and socialise with likeminded people from an amazing mix of countries! I hope to bring energy, drive and a pragmatic approach to the board to make our 2016/17 term the best it can be.

Kim Minkova

Secretary

I serve as the Secretary of Rotaract Club of Westminster in 2016/2017. I am originally from Bulgaria but I moved to the UK in 2010 to study towards my law degree. Having graduated from College of Law, London I am now working within the legal industry. I enjoy travelling as it has enabled me to gain an insight into different cultures and has helped me broaden my horizons. The reason I became part of the Rotaract family is because my father is a Rotarian himself. Being the club’s secretary is an opportunity, which I cherish a lot as it will give me the chance to contribute my professional skills and give back to the community.

Hendrik Klaus

Treasurer

I serve as Rotaract Westminster's treasurer in 2016/17. Originally from Germany, I came to London in 2014 to assume a role in the banking industry. After two years in the professional world I am now on an educational leave to pursue a graduate degree. Since a young age I was fortunate to experience Rotary's exceptional international network, most notably through a one-year high school student exchange with the Rotary Club of Roanne in France. Being involved in Rotaract Westminster now is a great opportunity to give back to the community and spend my free time in a meaningful way. I very much look forward to contributing to our club's success throughout the upcoming Rotaract year.

     

Koray Alkan

IT Director

I serve as the current IT Director of the Rotaract Club of Westminster for the year 2016/2017. Originally from Turkey I moved to London in 2013 and currently working as a Software Developer in Financial Services industry. Passionate about technology, I look forward to enhancing our club’s technological infrastructure and making sure that our club benefits most by improving our communication and online presence.

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Alin Dobrea

Partnerships Director

I am the Partnerships Director of Rotaract Club of Westminster for the 2016/17 Rotaract calendar year. I am a communications and brand strategist, and thrive in a creative environment. I am passionate about people, education and all things digital. In my spare time I am a Visiting Lecturer and enjoy traveling and discovering new places.

     

Renate Schiefler

Projects Director

I currently serve as Project Director for Rotaract Club of Westminster in 2016/2017. I am orginally from South Africa. I moved to the UK in 2012 from Australia. I was also part of Rotaract in Australia. I work in the Health and Social Care Industry. What I enjoy most about Rotaract is that it enables me to meet people from different cultures and walks of life. Organising people to join in a service project and then getting them to come up with successful ideas on their own is one of the most valuable skills I have learnt in Rotaract. I joined Rotaract because I wanted to meet like minded people who are passionate about helping the community. I bring my experience in working with different kinds of people and experience of running a successful project in the past. I have also been part of Rotaract for almost 6 years. 'Service above Self' means looking at other peoples' needs and contributing your time to their needs. I look forward to contributing my professional skills and passion to my role this year.

Caroline Boidin

PR & Media Director

Originally from Normandie in France, I moved to London to save the world! (ok, try at least) I work in the innovation department of Veolia UK, leader in Environmental services were I turn waste into green products. I am passionate about food, travels, new cultures and languages. I will never forget my amazing year in Philadelphia with the Rotary Youth Exchange and since then wanted to get more involved. I joined the Rotaract club of Westminster in November 2015. As PR and Media Director I hope to raise awareness of our club in London.

     

Chike Eduputa

Past President

Chike is a management consultant working at PA Consulting in the Life Sciences practice. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science with a focus on Neuroscience from Kings College London and an MSc in International Health Management from Imperial College London. Chike is a professional photographer and has an avid interest in football, art and travel.