University Secretary's Group

Development and Alumni

The role of Development and Alumni is to work with the academic community to engage alumni, friends, companies and trusts in the life of the University.

Mrs Kirsty MacDonald - Executive Director of Development & Alumni Engagement

Kirsty is the Executive Director of the University’s Development & Alumni Engagement Office with responsibility for overseeing the fundraising and alumni engagement function of the University.

Kirsty joined the University in July 2012 from the University of Oxford where she was a Fellow and Development Director at Wadham College. Kirsty has 20 years of fundraising experience in North America and the UK. She has worked for the Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment at Oxford, London Business School, English National Opera and Glyndebourne. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

Development and Alumni website