Our Passionate and Experienced Team
Mark Williams - CEO
Mark previously worked in one of the UK's largest Sixth Form colleges and also for one of the UK's largest overseas work experience operators. Mark's passion for education and travel now sees him managing all of the Medical Projects placements.
Eleanor Garrick - Student Placement Manager
Having overseen 10,000+ students in the past few years Eleanor has a wealth of experience with overseas travel and the co-ordination of student placements. Eleanor will make sure you are fully prepared for your project & will ensure your placement runs smoothly.
Amy Hooper - Student Placement Co-ordinator
Amy has a vast amount of experience within the NHS coordinating undergraduate medical students on placement. She is also an experienced traveller, having lived and travelled in China for two years. Amy's passion for student development and travel helps us deliver amazing learning experiences for our students.
Lauren Miller - Head of Communications
Having previously worked as an account manager in client facing roles, Lauren has worked with people of all ages and backgrounds, both in the UK and overseas. Using these skills, Lauren will ensure the relationships between organisations, our partner doctors, and students are as seamless as possible.
Beth Wright - Student Placement Co-ordinator
Beth has organised programmes for nearly 7,000 young people, having spent seven years working with NCS. As the newest addition to the Medical Projects team, Beth will be taking the lead in planning Project London, and is excited to help develop the next generation of doctors!
Shannon Hodge - Student Placement Co-ordinator
Shannon is a journalism graduate with a range of communications experience. Her strong interest in women's rights led her to volunteer for many UK charities and move to India for three months, to work on health and livelihoods projects. In her role at Medical Projects, Shannon is keen to help others have the same incredible experience she did.
Dr. April Diviney - Medical Advisor
Dr. Diviney is brilliant at clinical teaching and often runs extra sessions for students during evenings. Dr. Diviney has a passion for emergency care and medicine. Dr. Diviney has been on project with Medical Projects for the last three years.
Dr. Shanika Gunasinghe - Medical Advisor
Dr. Gunasinghe is a graduate of Barts and the London School of Medicine. Since she qualified Dr. Gunasinghe has worked in a wide range of departments across London. Dr. Gunasinghe has taught Medical Projects students on both our London project and our overseas placements.
Supporting Medical & Dental Students
Aoife-Rose O'Reilly - Medical Student & Mentor
Aoife is a fourth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Aoife joins us on projects to run the student learning such as the mock interview sessions and clinical training sessions. Aoife is on hand to provide experience and advice to all students.
Annie Lyles - Medical Student & Mentor
Annie is a forth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Annie joins us on projects and runs the in-hospital teaching. Annie also sits on our panel for interviews and runs clinical training sessions.
Tom Moulding - Medical Student & Mentor
Tom is a forth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Tom sits on our panel for interviews and mock interviews sessions. Tom also specialises in providing 1-1 guidance for students whilst on project.
Alex Booth - Dental Student & Mentor
Alex is a final year dental student at The University of Newcastle. Our dental students benefit from the vast experience Alex has to offer and Alex is particularly good at preparing students for interviews.
Medical Projects is an education focused company that provides amazing learning experiences for students. We believe students learn best when placed in immersive learning environments, and these experiences in turn help them make informed decisions about their career path.
From this simple ethos we create residential and day courses that are highly interactive, educational, informative and inspiring whilst also creating opportunities for students to travel, gain life experience and meet like minded people.
All of our courses are run by passionate and inspiring people that we have carefully selected for their qualifications and their approach to our vision of delivering amazing learning experiences for students. Our HQ is based in the UK and we run courses both in the UK and overseas in fantastic locations such as Sri Lanka and Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.