Rose Telyczka

Communications Officer

Rose studied Oriental Studies (majoring in Japanese) at St John’s College.  She has worked in financial services and as a journalist focusing on economics for the Mainichi Newspaper.  She has recently judged the Foreign Press Association Media Awards, for the categories Best Financial/Economic Story and the Print & Web Story of the Year.  Since graduating, she has been selected for the Tsinghua University Young Leader’s Program in Beijing, and is also an advocate for sake in the UK, working as a translator and coordinating events.  She co-authored a book, Sake and the Wines of Japan, which was published in November 2018.  

Oliver Holloway

Oliver Holloway


Oliver graduated from Mansfield in 2009 after studying Mathematics. After a little while working in Germany, he now works as a software developer at an investment bank in London. He has attended Oxford10 events for several years now and was so impressed that he joined the committee at the end of 2013. Oliver’s interests include European affairs, piano and dance.

Anita Nikkanen

Anita Nikkanen


Anita studied Classics at Jesus College. After graduating, she pursued graduate studies at Harvard University and is now a Research Fellow for Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies, although she is based in London. She joined the Oxford10 committee in 2013, serves as the treasurer and helps with organising events. Anita’s interests include dance, reading and travel.

Ariana Adjani

Ariana studied REES at St Antony’s College focusing on macroeconomics and transitional economics.

Joanna Pinkard

Joanna graduated from Pembroke in 2010 after studying PPE.

Xiao Cai

Xiao graduated from Exeter in 2010 with a degree in Maths and Philosophy and now works for an asset manager in London. He currently sits on the governing board for Minerva Academy, an inner-city primary school. Other than education, his interests include impact investing, social enterprise and sustainability.

Ilina Chen

Ilina graduated from St Cross College in 2009, with a MSc degree in Financial Economics (MFE) at Saïd Business School. She now works at an investment firm. Outside work, Ilina loves traveling, history, and anything related to astronomy.