Laura Wheatley - President

Hello to all MatSoc members and to any visitors to our website, welcome! As your President this year it is my role to maintain the strong relationship MatSoc has with the University of Oxford Materials Department and to increase the number of links we have with companies. I aim to increase the types of events MatSoc run and am always keen for new ideas. If you have any queries or suggestions please contact me at: 



Michael Goode - Vice President

Hello I’m Mike, the MatSoc Vice President for 2017 and a second year at Teddy Hall. My role is to support Laura and keep the committee running smoothly while maintaining and expanding our links with industry. If you have any questions or suggestions please don’t hesitate to ask, and I look forward to working with you this coming year.


Johann Perera – Secretary 



Tom Fairclough – Treasurer



Arthur Berkley – Events & Sponsorship Officer

Hi, I’m Arthur and I’ll be working with Brooke to organise the MatSoc events and sponsorship this year. Amongst other things we’ll be managing industrial visits, lunchtime talks and networking events, and hopefully finding some exciting sponsors for MatSoc to work with - if you have any requests, questions or ideas please email me at or just find me in department!

Melanie Brooklin – Events & Sponsorship Officer



Cai Richards – Social Secretary


Freddie Follows – IT Officer

Hi, I'm the MatSoc IT Officer this year. My job involves keeping the MatSoc website and Facebook page up to date, maintaining the membership lists and processing payments. If you're thinking of joining MatSoc to take part in the exciting events, industrial visits and talks for free, don't hesitate to contact me at