Meet the Team
Helen joined as Development Director in April 2012. She has a degree in Geography from Newcastle University and a Masters from Durham University. Helen has previously worked at Durham University and the University of Oxford, along with experience of the charity sector having worked at Oxfam leading teams specialising in major giving from individuals. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and a Member of the Institute of Fundraising.
Helen is a Fellow of the College and is responsible for all Development and Alumni Relations activities at Mansfield along with working with the Principal on the establishment of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights in partnership with the Faculty of Law.
Telephone: 01865 270968
Senior Development Officer
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
Alumni Relations and Database Officer
Kathryn joined the Development team in September 2016. She has a degree in Multi-Media Textiles from Loughborough University and a PGC in Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy from the University of Leeds. Kathryn joined the Mansfield team from the Ashmolean Museum, having previously worked in fundraising and marketing roles within the arts and wider charity sector.
Kathryn supports Mansfield’s fundraising and stewardship activities, with a particular focus on organising Alumni events, project managing the Mansfield Magazine and producing the E-Newsletter.
Telephone: 01865 270998
Conference and Development Assistant
Karen works two days a week with the Development Team and has been at Mansfield since April 2011. Karen’s previous roles include PA, Human Resources, Medical Secretary and working in the Isle of Man Finance Sector.
Karen updates the revenue and interactions sections of the alumni database (DARS) and is responsible for gift processing.
Telephone: 01865 270827