Board of Directors
Geneva Roy (New Zealand)
Geneva is a current Philosophy, Politics and Economics undergraduate at the University of Oxford, and has been involved in debating since 2013. She was captain of the New Zealand team at WSDC in 2017, and while at university Geneva has reached the semi-finals at both WUDC and EUDC. As a judge Geneva has been CA of various university and school competitions, including being DCA of WSDC 2021. Geneva was also former Head of Oxford Debating.
Kallina Basli (Greece)
Kallina first attended WSDC in 2006 as an adjudicator, and has coached Team Greece since 2009. She was a member of the Athens WSDC 2009 core org com, and at university level of WUDC 2016 and EUDC 2019. She coordinates a 400-student speech & Debate programme for a school in Athens, and outside debate manages large-scale business conferences.
Scott Ralston (Scotland)
Scott has been involved in WSDC since 2009, when he represented Team Scotland in Athens. Since then, he has been an adjudicator, coached the UAE and Scotland, been on the CAP, and was Chief Adjudicator in 2019. In addition to this he was on the Organisation Committee for Dundee 2011, as well as in other years the Motions Committee and Complaints Committee. He was also the Director for Public Speaking and Debating at the Oxford Union from 2010-11 and is a World Masters Universities Debating Champion.
Rimbilana Shingange (South Africa)
Rimbilana is currently the Operations Officer at the South African Schools' Debating Board and served as chairperson of the University of Pretoria Debating Union. They have extensive experience in both schools' and university debating, but are excited by the enlightenment and development that schools debating can have for young people. They hope to pioneer accessibility for newer and less developed debating nations. They are also pursuing a postgraduate degree in Agriculture.'
Joshua Park (South Korea)
Joshua Park has been a member of the WSDC community since 2004, when he first attended as the coach of Team Korea. Since then, he has attended the WSDC every year, and has served or has been appointed to almost all available positions—Convener, CA/CAP, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Motions Committee, Complaints Committee/Officer, and Working Groups. Joshua has been actively involved with the university debating circuit since 2011, serving in the CAP, working on the Executive, judging, and/or advising at WUDC, Australs, Asian BP, UADC, and other major international tournaments. Outside of debating, Joshua serves as the Dean of SolBridge International School of Business in Daejeon, South Korea.
Anastazija Stupar (Croatia)
Anastazija Stupar has been coaching and judging nationally and internationally since 2011. She coached Team Croatia for WSDC in 2015, 2016 and 2017, judged at Online WSCD in 2021, and served as the convenor for the Championship in 2018 and 2022. She coached, held debate workshops, was a chief adjudicator and/or judged at tournaments in China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Singapore, Tunisia, and Turkey.She works for Croatian Debate Society and International Debate Education Association and has been a WSDC Board member since 2021.
Enting Lee (Singapore)
Enting works in the education sector, and in her spare time is heavily involved in the school and university debating circuits. She has spoken at, judged and CA'd tournaments across Asia, Europe and North America. She is currently in her third year of coaching Team Panama WSDC
Phiwe Salukazana (South Africa)
Phiwe has conceptualized, rolled-out and managed several Developmental Projects around the World. He also serves as the Chair of the 2021 WSDC Diversity and Inclusion working group. He is a former President of the South African Schools Debating Board. He is also an accomplished Debate Coach with several Titles and Grand Finals at Various International Debate Tournaments including WSDC.
Beth Warburton (Wales)
Beth Warburton has been part of the WSDC community since 2002 when she first attended as a member of Team Wales. To date she has participated at 15 championships and has held every key role from debater to adjudicator - twice serving as the CA - team manager, committee member, coach and host. Before joining the Board of Directors, she served on the WSDC Tournament Executive Committee between 2008-2015, and was the Chair of the Executive for five years. She is currently the co-coach of Team Wales, and has been involved with the Welsh schools debating circuit for many years. Beth has adjudicated and coached debating and public speaking at events all around the world for almost twenty years in a voluntary and professional capacity, and is a strong advocate for developing debate skills and opportunities for young people. Outside of debating, Beth works in government relations in London, and has a young family to look after.