Meet the Team
Tess has 20 years' experience of fundraising, both within Oxford's collegiate University and outside it. She has held senior Development roles at the National Gallery, and then Tate in London, and was Head of Development at the University's Ashmolean Museum for seven years, leading the fundraising for the Museum's capital redevelopment and launching its successful endowment campaign. Most recently Tess has been a fundraising consultant for varied non-profits and charities.
Telephone: 01865 270968
Senior Development Officer (maternity cover)
Margaret (Mags) joined the Development Team in November 2018. She has been a fundraiser in the higher education and arts sectors in recent years, before which she worked in arts and cultural sector management and innovation. She has degrees in Management and English (Theatre).
Mags supports Mansfield’s fundraising and stewardship activities, with particular focus on major gifts, stewardship and and legacies.
Telephone: 01865 270826
Senior Development Officer (maternity leave)
Gemma joined the Development Team in September 2013. She has a degree in English Literature from the University of East Anglia and has completed the Institute of Fundraising Certificate in Fundraising Management. Her previous roles have included overseeing the fundraising and communications for an education charity in Suffolk and a disability charity and social enterprise in Cambridge.
Gemma supports the Fundraising and Development activities at Mansfield with a particular focus on major gifts, stewardship and legacies.
Telephone: 01865 270826
Eleanor joined the team in August 2013, after working in Development for five years at the University of East Anglia. Her previous role, as Annual Fund and Trusts Officer, involved running the University’s telethon and writing trust applications. She has a degree in English from the University of Hull.
Eleanor supports Mansfield’s fundraising and stewardship activities, with particular focus on the Annual Fund, telethons and regular giving.
Telephone: 01865 270825
Nick joined Mansfield in August 2018 after working in the Oxford University Development Office. He was previously an archaeologist working in the commercial sector.
Nick has a Masters in Applied Landscape Archaeology from Oxford University and is an alumnus of Kellogg College.
Nick supports Mansfield's fundraising and alumni relations activities and is responsible for gift processing.
Telephone: 01865 270827
Alumni Relations and Communications Officer
Catherine joined Mansfield in March 2019 after working at the Faculty of Classics. Prior to Oxford, she worked as a Communications Co-ordinator for the National Trust at Waddesdon Manor.
Catherine supports Mansfield's alumni community and co-ordinates Mansfield's events and communications programme, as well as the production of the College magazine.
Telephone: 01865 270998
Suzy joined the Development Team in April 2019. She is a recent graduate of Mansfield, where she completed a degree in English Language & Literature. Alongside her work as Communications Officer, she is doing a part-time Masters in Creative Writing at Somerville College, Oxford.
Suzy promotes College activities to potential applicants, current members and the public, through the College website and social media.
Telephone: 01865 270828