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Meet the team

The University of Liverpool’s Development and Alumni Relations team makes a vital contribution to the institutions strategic objectives, not only in securing financial contributions for priority projects, but by fostering positive and meaningful relationships with alumni and supporters around the world.

We are based in the Victoria Gallery and Museum (VG&M) on Ashton Street in the centre of campus. Come along to the reception of the VG&M to say hello.

For general enquiries, please email:

Christina Turner
Director of Development & Alumni Relations

Christina leads the Development and Alumni Relations team and focuses on securing philanthropy for the University’s strategic priorities.
0151 795 4619

Monica Holmes
Executive Assistant to the Director
0151 795 4683


General enquiries:

Anita Irving
Head of Alumni & Supporter Relations  

Anita manages the Alumni Relations team and its strategy to connect to the global network of more than 219,000 Liverpool alumni, parents and supporters.
0151 795 5642 

Caroline Mitchell
Volunteer Engagement Manager

Caroline is responsible for our alumni volunteering programme and global volunteer networks, including the University’s online mentoring and e-networking platform, Liverpool Connect.
0151 795 5575   

Leo Evans
Young Alumni Engagement Officer

Leo is responsible for engaging with and supporting students and recent graduates, with particular responsibility for social media, graduation, employability programmes and the Graduate Outcomes Survey.
0151 795 4618

Andy Harrison
International Alumni Engagement Officer

Andy supports our global community of graduates through networking and social events, the alumni ambassador programme and international alumni associations. Andy is the first point of contact for any alumni living outside of the UK.
0151 795 4638

Ivy Sala
Supporter Engagement Officer

Ivy looks after our fundraising activity through telephone, mail and email campaigns for the Alumni & Friends Fund as well as coordinating the disbursement of funds to student-facing projects.
0151 794 6987

Jayne Murphy
Alumni Engagement Manager (University of Liverpool Management School)

Jayne oversees all ULMS alumni activity, with a particular focus on the School’s postgraduate alumni. Jayne also oversees the Management School’s MBA student-alumni mentoring programme on Liverpool Connect.
0151 795 4607

Laura Hill
Alumni Engagement Officer (University of Liverpool Management School)

Laura is responsible for coordinating activities for undergraduate Management School alumni and students, as well as undergraduate online mentoring and careers-related activities including the Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Professional Interest Network.
0151 795 7384

Tailah Edwards-Feenie
Alumni Relations Apprentice (University of Liverpool Management School)

Tailah is the first point of contact for all ULMS alumni, including anyone wishing to provide a case study or news story for the ULMS e-newsletter as well as general enquires relating to the School’s events and webinars.
0151 795 7605


General enquiries:

Michaela Riches
Deputy Director of Development

Michaela manages the Development team and oversees the institution’s relationships with current and potential donors to the University, particularly those at the highest level of giving. If you are interested in contributing to Liverpool’s future, please contact Michaela to discuss your gift.
0151 795 2348

Mark Horne
Development Manager

Mark works with outstanding Liverpool alumni who want to give back to the University by supporting our fundraising priorities, volunteering their time, and sharing their experience with students.
0151 794 6940

Sarah Lee
Senior Development Officer

Sarah builds relationships with key alumni, friends and supporters who want to give back to the University today through supporting our fundraising priorities, volunteering their time, and sharing their experiences with students today and is particularly motivated by the University’s widening participation agenda, ensuring young people of all backgrounds can access higher education.
0151 795 8269 

Charlotte Glover
Development Assistant

Charlotte provides the team with project management, administrative and organisational support. She is the main point of contact for general fundraising enquiries and information.
0151 795 5519 


Stephanie Donnelly
Head of Operations

Currently on maternity leave
0151 795 8356

Stephen Kehoe
Research Manager

Stephen is responsible for identifying potential new donors as well as managing the team’s financial reporting and fundraising forecasting and advising alumni, staff and members of the public who are interested in leaving a legacy to the University in their Will.
0151 795 4637

James Briginshaw
Events Coordinator

James works within the Corporate Events team with responsibility for managing the Development & Alumni Relations team’s full portfolio of UK and international events and the promotion of wider Departmental and Institutional events to graduates.
0151 795 5512

Dr Carly Deering
Stewardship Officer

Carly is responsible for communicating with donors to keep them informed of the impact and outcomes of their donations to the University, updating them on relevant activities at the University and accomplishments of scholarship recipients.
0151 795 4609

Lucinda Naylor
Communications Officer

Lucinda manages the team’s marketing and communications projects including the Alumni magazine, e-newsletters, fundraising communications, news articles and websites. If you have an interesting story to share with your fellow alumni, please do get in touch.
0151 794 9479

Sue Naylor
Data Manager

Sue manages the Development and Alumni Relations team's database, Raiser’s Edge, ensuring that alumni and supporter data is maintained with attention to security and confidentiality. Sue is also responsible for the team’s gift processing systems and for financial management reporting.
0151 794 2269

Jon Lowe
Data and Operations Assistant

Jon helps to maintain the accuracy of alumni and donor records on the database. Alumni can contact Jon to update their contact details, business information or email preferences, or update them online here.
0151 794 2270


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The Development and Alumni Relations Team (DART) supports the University of Liverpool through contact with alumni, students and supporters of the University. Our alumni and supporters are very important to us and we are committed to protecting your data. We use data to provide benefits such as access to academic, social and networking events and publications, providing services such as library and journal access and employment advice.

We provide opportunities to attend events and reunions, learn about volunteering and fundraising and access to exclusive benefits and discounts. We process your data in accordance with our legitimate interest in these areas and you will always have the right to opt out. We may contact you by mail, email, telephone and social media. All data is held securely and in accordance with GDPR EU2016/679. Our full Privacy Notice is available here:

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