TEDxClapham | Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Alex set-up TEDxClapham in 2015 to prove that there was more to Clapham white middle class graduates hitting the high street and going to Infernos. By day, he is a speaker coach that specialises in helping entrepreneurs write and deliver talks that create change at conferences around the world. As well as heading up the speaker scouting team for TEDxClapham he will be making sure all the speakers produce incredible talks on the big day.

Hasan is a cyber security consultant, working with various companies to help them understand their own cyber maturity. He is currently helping organisations manage the security of their operational technology like industrial machinery, that is now connected to the internet. The main focus of his role at TEDxClapham is to enable the rest of the team to do their jobs as easy as possible through tools and knowledge sharing.

Alex Merry Curator and Founder

Hasan Muchhala Head of Operations

Claire owns and operates Dewpoint Global Communications - specialising in PR, Communications and Events for the mountain sports and adventure travel industries. Favourite TED Talk : Andrew Stanton, “The clues to a great story”. 

Rachel is helping to make TEDxClapham into an enriching and unique experience. As a day job Rachel organises corporate events for a city law firm. Her favourite TED talk is Michael Kimmel, Why gender equality is good for everyone.

Claire Dewar Executive Producer

Rachel Morley Experience Manager

Head of Global Partnerships and Brokerage for Angel Investment Network where we match startups to angel investors. I am also on the board of trustees for ActionforMe and work part-time for Sean Ellis’ growthhackers.com. Favourite TED talk is David Eaglemans - Can we create new senses for humans.

I’m the partnerships manager for TEDxClapham 2018 working with companies and businesses looking to use Tedx to give exposure to their brands, products or services. My personal favourite TED talk is fear setting by tim ferris and what a lot people don’t know about me is my uber rating is 4.8

Ed Stephens Sponsorship

Andy Sadler Partnerships Manager

Tristan's personal mottos is ' I Selfishly Want To Help Everyone, Having reached 3m people online with no budget, whilst still at uni, building a team of forty 18-24 year olds with 100% team retention, he now teaches others how to create similar results. Giving talks, running workshops & consulting internationally Tristan now heads up ItsNomad9 - A Digital Media Agency that really puts social at the heart!

Mohamed is in charge of keeping on top of the financial side of the event as well as supporting the operations team. Mohamed is currently a second-year student studying Finance at university. His favourite TED talk is Dr. Cal Newport's quit social media, Hans Rosling's debunking myths with stats and Tim Urban's Inside the mind of a master procrastinator.

Tristan Griffiths Marketing Manager

Mohamed Abdalla Finance Secretary

I’m the Speaker Scout, I’m looking for new speakers and performers with breakthrough ideas or stories that can bring our event to life and make this year the best yet. My favourite talk is... can I have two? Power of Introverts by Susan Cain and Jamie Oliver’s Teach Every Child About Food

Jennifer is managing this year’s speakers to ensure an exceptional event. Her day job is a management consultant who has worked across various industries and regularly collaborates with individuals across the globe. Favourite Ted Talk: Chris Abani, “On Humanity”

Becca Thomas Speaker Scout

Jennifer Bochenski Speaker Management