The Development and Alumni Relations Division has two key roles: cultivating long-term relationships with our alumni, friends and supporters, and securing additional resources to support the University's strategic development objectives.
With over 130,000 active members, the alumni network offers exclusive ways to connect with fellow alumni across the globe, both online and in person. Join our professional and social groups and events; keep in touch with University developments through our bi-annual magazine and monthly e-newsletter; and take advantage of job advertisements and the careers service at Cardiff. Lifelong membership is automatic and free, and you can register online today.
For over 125 years, Cardiff has tackled the biggest issues in society and is known for its excellence, achievements and progress. The University is a registered charity (no. 1136855) and we work with trusts, foundations, companies, philanthropic individuals and other stakeholders across the globe to raise funds for ground-breaking research projects, scholarships and bursaries, and improved facilities.
Our fundraising is accredited by the Institute of Fundraising and the Fundraising Standards Board. Your gift, no matter what size, signals strong confidence in Cardiff University students and staff, and their ability to make a difference.
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Director of Development & Alumni Relations:
LinkedIn: Connect with John on LinkedIn
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 02920 876 473
John is responsible for the entire division, particularly overseeing development activities. John works with individuals, companies, and trusts who offer major donations or significant ambassadorial support to the University.
Deputy Director of Development & Head of Alumni Relations
LinkedIn: Connect with Sarah on LinkedIn
Email: email@example.com Tel: 02920 876 551
Sarah is Deputy Director of the Division and is particularly responsible for editing the Cardiff University Magazine, managing the Alumni Relations and Administrative Support teams. Sarah works closely with people who offer major donations or significant ambassadorial support to the University.
Email: HarrisTL@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 876 473
Tina responds to general office enquiries. Tina is particularly responsible for Membership Cards for former students and LinkedIn Applications, and offers PA support to the Director.
Andy Taylor currently supports Tina in her work, especially on our LinkedIn groups.
Alumni Database Officer (Tue-Wed)
LinkedIn: Connect with Shân on LinkedIn
Email: DawsonMS@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 870 125
Shân takes care of the database which holds records for former students, and can be contacted with any enquiries about data protection.
Alumni Events Officer (9am-2pm)
Email: Kilcourse@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 874 878
Roz works on events which are held for alumni. Roz is responsible for the administration behind events and can be contacted over any event enquiries.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 02920 876 167
Sally is responsible for processing financial transactions and gifts, both internally and externally. Sally can be contacted if you need an extra gift receipt or have a question about the processing of your gift.
Alumni Relations & Communications Officer
Connect on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest
Email: BeerKF@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 879 082
Katharine works on communications with former students, including the website, Cardiff Magazine, Cardiff Connect e-newsletter, any direct mail, and social media channels like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Development and Fundraising
Email: HewettE@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 876 413
Eleanor works with charitable trusts, foundations, and philanthropic individuals to raise funds for University causes like research, scholarships and facilities. In particular, Eleanor helps people who want to leave a gifts (or legacies) to the University in their will.
Development Officer - Events and Stewardship Officer
LinkedIn: Connect with Ali on LinkedIn
Email: LindsayAC2@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 874 777
Ali organises and oversees all of our events, working closely with Roz. Ali is especially responsible for fundraising for the Student’s Union, and for looking after our relationship with our Honorary Fellows.
Senior Development Manager
LinkedIn: Connect with Rachel on LinkedIn
Email: MorganR20@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 870 375
Rachel works with philanthropic individuals to raise funds for University causes like research, scholarships, and facilities.
LinkedIn: Connect with Kimmo on LinkedIn
Email: MuttonenK@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 870 377
Kimmo works with companies and philanthropic individuals to raise funds for University causes like research, scholarships, and facilities.
Annual Fund Officer
LinkedIn: Connect with Amanda on LinkedIn
Email: YeomanAI@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 02920 876 413
Amanda is responsible for the Cardiff Fund which provides additional support to the University for scholarships and bursaries, student clubs and societies, and campus libraries.
"Cardiff University wants to be able to help future and current students and staff to benefit from a world-leading university - but to do so, it needs your support."
Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS, Cardiff School of Biosciences and Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine 2007