Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Development Office Team

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    The Development Team at Murray Edward College are responsible for all aspects of alumnae relations and giving. We love hearing from our alumnae, so please don't hesitate to give us a call.

    The Development Office Team

    Photo of Fiona DuffyFiona Duffy, Development Director

    Telephone: 01223 763161

    Fiona joined the College as Development Director in November 2013. Prior to this, Fiona worked at University College London where she was Head of Principal Gifts. She is very familiar with Cambridge, both from being a former member of the University fundraising team, and as a former Assistant Development Director at Girton College. Fiona was also Head of Development at The Women's Library, London. Fiona works closely with the President to develop a fundraising programme to support the College's ambitions for the future.

    Photo of Catherine MiddletonCatherine Middleton, Deputy Director of Development

    Telephone: 01223 769317

    Catherine has over 19 years' experience in communications and fundraising and most recently, as Executive Head of Supporter Engagement, was responsible for alumni relations, philanthropic communications, regular giving, events and stewardship at UCL. Prior to this, as campaign manager for Cambridge's 800th Anniversary Campaign, Catherine was responsible for setting, managing and coordinating the activities of the Cambridge 800th Anniversary Campaign to achieve the campaign's objective of raising ₤1 billion. She has also worked with global media company Clear Channel and the BBC.

    Gemma Hayden, Development Officer (Research and Stewardship)

    Telephone: 01223 762288

    Gemma joined the College in 2008 and has held various posts in the Development Office and Events Team during her time here. Since joining the Development Office in 2011, Gemma has helped to arrange events, including the 60th Anniversary Celebrations, been responsible for the maintenance of our Alumnae database, and merchandise. Gemma started a new role in the team in August 2015 implementing a stewardship programme for the College, ensuring all our donors are thanked and acknowledged in an appropriate way whilst making sure the donations are being distributed as agreed. Gemma is also responsible for identifying new potential donors.

    Daniela Kotzmann, Relationship Manager

    Telephone: 01223 763172

    Daniela joined the Development Office in September 2016, with extensive relationship management experience having previously been responsible for staffing projects for both Ernst & Young and Oliver Wyman in London. She has also previously worked in recruitment across the financial services arena for McGregor Boyall.  She has always fundraised and volunteered for various charities in her personal time, and is honoured to be able to use this enthusiasm to develop her career.  Daniela works with a wide range of alumnae and friends of the College to help them give their ‘Time, Talent and Treasure’ to support our key priorities.



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    If you have any questions on alumnae events, publications, or on giving to the College, please don't hesitate to contact us: