Development and Alumni

Contact Philanthropy and College Advancement

Contact details for Philanthropy and College Advancement team in Development and Alumni.


Name Role Email Phone
Chloe Kippen Director of Philanthropy and College Advancement +44 (0)131 650 2232

Philanthropy and College Advancement

Name Role Email Phone
Joanne Astbury    College Advancement Officer                                                +44 (0)131 651 4222
Eleanor Jones Philanthropy Projects Officer  

Alumni Advancement

Name Role Email
CJ Cochran Head of Alumni Advancement, Schools and Colleges
Orla McColm Alumni Co-ordinator, Schools and Colleges
Kristin Sargeant Alumni Advancement Manager, Insights Programme

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (Philanthropy) 

Name Role Email
Martyn Dempsey-Caddick Head of Philanthropy, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences
David Brownlie-Marshall Philanthropy Manager, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences
Rachel Bruce

Philanthropy Manager, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences
Felicia Murray Senior Philanthropy Officer, Edinburgh Futures Institute

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (Philanthropy)

Name Role Email
Leisa Thomas Philanthropy Manager, Health
Holly Giles Senior Philanthropy Officer, Health
Nicole Bell Senior Philanthropy Officer, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

College of Science and Engineering (Philanthropy)

Name Role Email
Ellie Maizels Head of Philanthropy, College of Science and Engineering
Zoe Kelly  Senior Philanthropy Officer, College of Science and Engineering
Jason Dyer Philanthropy Manager, GeoSciences


Name Role Email
Morag Murison

Head of Legacies and Planned Gifts
Flora FitzPatrick Philanthropy Assistant

Library and University Collections

Name Role Email
David McClay Philanthropy Manager, Library and University Collections

Trusts and Foundations

Name Role Email
Roy Biddle

Head of Philanthropy, Trusts and Foundations
Heather Stewart Trusts and Foundations Manager, Edinburgh Earth Initiative
Antonia Clark Senior Philanthropy Officer, Trusts and Foundations

Philanthropy (University Programmes)

Name Role Email
Neil Burns Senior Philanthropy Officer, University Programmes
Cara McKeown  Philanthropy Officer, University Programmes

Supporter Engagement

Name Role Email
Lucy Buchanan (Maternity leave) Supporter Engagement Manager
Chris Bobby Senior Development Officer, Supporter Engagement
Kerry Mackay Senior Community Fundraising Officer

Taraneh Latifi Seresht

Supporter Engagement Assistant

Donor Relations

Name Role Email
Katie Littlefair Head of Events and Protocol and Donor Relations (acting)
Carolyn Brodie Mackay

Senior Donor Relations Officer
Olivia Maciver Gift Impact Coordinator

North America

Name Role Email
Ashley Warmington Regional Development Manager, North America (West Coast)
Catriona Armstrong Regional Development Manager, North America (East Coast)
Phebe Martin Development Associate (North America Office)