- Mr David East
David is the Co-President for Democracy and Education at the Students’ Union. In 2013 he completed a BA in Chinese (Modern and Classical) at SOAS. Previously he served as the Union’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) officer. During his year abroad in Beijing he worked for Himalayan Consensus, an NGO which coordinates charity efforts in southwest China and the Himalayan region. He has also raised money for the homelessness charity Crisis through performances with the SOAS Drama Society.