Our Team

Executive Board

Lloyd Nash

Chair & Co-Founder

Lloyd is a specialist General & Acute Care physician with expertise in medical education, non-profit governance, change management and global health. Lloyd holds appointments as Clinical Fellow at University of Melbourne and International Partnerships and Programs Coordinator at Project Everest, creating knowledge partnerships to build sustainable social impact.  He is a former Director of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and is a Fellow of Leadership Victoria’s Williamson Community Leadership Program and recipient of the ADC Forum Australian Leadership Award.


naveen tenneti

Company Secretary

MBBS, BMedSci (hons), Bsc Econ & Dev (ongoing), MPH (ongoing)

Naveen is a 2017 Westpac Future Leader Scholar and candidate for the Master of Public Health at the University of Melbourne and the Bachelors of Economics and Development at the University of London. He has previously worked as a medical doctor at Monash Health and been an intern at the World Health Organisation and the Lancet. He convened the 2015 Global Ideas Forum and has been involved with several other major events including AIDS2014, the World Cardiology Congress and the World Health Summit.

MIKE Jennings

Director of Organisational Development

BEng(Mech. Hons. 1st)

Mike is a Human Centre Designer with a background in Mechanical Engineering. Driven by a desire to leave a positive impact on the world, Mike has worked with NFPs and Social Enterprises such as Red Cross, the Global Health Alliance Melbourne and Pollinate Energy both locally and internationally. Using design thinking tools Mike helps organisations to make sense of the world and people that live within it, facilitating the design of better experiences. Mike is also the co-founder of the community event Experience Design Doers and is a Senior Consultant for the cooperative platform TypeHuman.



Program Content Officer

MBBS (Hons), BMedSc (Hons)

Jason is a final-year medical student at Monash University, having recently undertaken a research year at the Centre for Eye Research Australia. A former Executive Director of the Torque Global Health Initiative, he’s passionate about working to empower others to become positive agents of global health, and developing research that embrace the fusion of technology and health as an aspiring clinician-scientist. He is driven in generating positive change in global health and strives for sustainability in healthcare.

AIDAN Kashyap

Design Sprints Manager

MBBS/PhD (ongoing), BMedSc(Hons)

Aidan is a medical student currently undertaking a PhD at The Ritchie Centre for women and children’s health, with experience in medical education, global health and conference convening.

Aidan’s passion lies in empowering local students and professionals to improve the health of their communities. As President of Friends4Fiji, Aidan leads a partnership between medical students at Monash University and the University of Fiji that aims to improve health outcomes via material aid donations and shared learning opportunities.

Aidan ran the successful Design Sprint series at Global Ideas Forum 2017, and will be managing this again in 2018. He has previously convened the global health conference Change x Unzipped in 2016, and teaches at the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Monash University.


CASSIE taylor

Cultural Officer
MBBS (Hons), MPH (ongoing)

Cassie is a junior doctor working at Eastern Health, Melbourne, and is currently completing a Masters of Public Health through Flinders University. With an interest in emergency medicine, Cassie is passionate about improving healthcare access to all people. She also has an interest in gender equity and refugee health, and currently volunteers for The Water Well Project.


Labs Officer

BBmed, MD/MPH (ongoing)

David is currently completing his penultimate year of an intercalated MD/MPH degree after finishing a Bachelor of Biomedicine majoring in microbiology.

His interests include child health, education and humanitarian assistance as well as intercultural and international relations. He enjoys open minded, productive discussion to enable solutions to longstanding issues and conflict. His greatest passions in life are for humanity to move beyond disputes and difference and for every global citizen to have the best opportunities to be the best person they can be.

Currently his involvements include co-coordinator of Teddy Bear Hospital Melbourne and report card project member of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines.


Partnerships Officer

BSc, MIPH, MBBS (Hons)

Emily is a medical intern at Monash Health, with an interest in clinical research, health technology and global health.

She previously completed a Master of International Public Health, and was an intern at the World Health Organisation. She is passionate about embracing innovation and technology to improve health both locally and abroad. She is a co-founder of HorusAI, a startup focused on reducing health inequalities using technology, and the project manager for Dermcare, an app being developed to improve access to dermatology services in Victoria through telemedicine.



Website Manager

MD (ongoing) & BBiomedSc

Nakul is an enthusiastic individual who loves meeting new people. He also enjoys travelling, playing & watching sports (in particular, cricket) and is always looking to diversify his experiences and interests. He has recently developed a strong passion for climate change activism as he believes it is the most pertinent threat facing our world. It is thus the shared responsibility of our generation to work towards building a better, cleaner and safer future, not only for ourselves, but for the generations to come.



Social Media Officer

BMComm, Masters in Urban Planning and Environments (ongoing)

Phoebe has completed a Bachelor of Media and Communications at Swinburne University of Technology, and is currently undertaking a Masters of Urban Planning and Environments at RMIT. Phoebe is experienced in social research, public policy and education and seeks to use her skills to make a contribution to a better world. She is passionate about global health, gender equity, human rights and sustainability.