Development and Alumni Relations


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Meet our Team


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Welcome to Brunel University London’s Development and Alumni Relations Office.

Our role is to work with the Brunel community in order to raise significant philanthropic funds for Brunel whilst building mutually beneficial relationships with our world-wide network of alumni and other friends.

Below you can see more about the individual roles and responsibilities of the team as well as ways to contact us.


Clive Gee - Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Clive Gee

Clive is the head of the office and has overall responsibility for the Development and Alumni Relations strategy. Alumni and supporters can contact Clive about working with the University, giving to Brunel, or any aspect of the work of the team. Clive is also a key point of contact for graduates, employers and the supporters interested in working with the University on the Made in Brunel showcase for design, engineering and innovation.

Tel: 01895 267776



Alison Russell - Office Manager

Alison Russell

As well as the day-to-day running of the Development Office, Alison manages the University’s annual telephone campaign which raises funds for the Brunel Scholarship Fund. She also has the pleasure of meeting students and alumni through events, reunions and graduation ceremonies. If you would like to make a gift to Brunel, Alison would be delighted to speak to you.

Tel: 01895 267633




Victoria Phillips - Alumni Officer

Victoria Phillips

Alumni can contact Victoria about reunions and events, offering work placements or giving careers talks to students, Link magazine and all other alumni communications. Victoria would also be pleased to speak to alumni about any other general enquiries they might have.

Tel: 01895 267775




Katharina Stobbs - International Alumni Officer

Katharina Stobbs

Alumni living outside of the UK are encouraged to contact Kat with any questions they may have. She is especially keen to hear from any international alumni who would like to start an alumni group in their area, organise events or discuss international student placements & mentorships. Kat is eager to connect with as many of our international alumni as she can and help make their alumni experience as rewarding as possible.

Tel: 01895 265633



Mohammed Alam - Development Officer

Mohammed Alam

Mohammed is responsible for raising funds and securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations. Grants secured are used to support students through scholarships, bursaries, prizes and awards; to provide new infrastructure and improve existing facilities; and to support Brunel’s research culture. Key development areas are diverse and range from design and engineering to medical research and environmental science. Mohammed is keen to work with any organisation interested in funding and supporting the work of Brunel.

Tel: 01895 268145


Hilary Whale - Alumni Database & Website Manager

Hilary Whale

Hilary manages the Development Office's alumni and contacts database and the Brunel Alumni web pages making them a flexible and reliable medium of communication with Brunel's stakeholders. This provides an effective support system for Brunel University's fundraising programmes, ensuring that the content is regularly updated and that graduates can use the website effectively.

Tel: 01895 265113



Lee Collins - Database Assistant

Lee Collins

Lee assists with updating the Development Office’s contacts and alumni database and web pages, compiling quarterly e-newsletters and issuing Alumni Cards upon request.

Tel: 01895 267693





Jessica Kath - Development and Alumni Research Officer

Jessica is responsible for the research and management of development prospects for Brunel's fundraising programmes in order to improve the University’s knowledge of, and connection to, key contacts both within the alumni community and beyond. She also informs the DARO team’s strategy to increase constituent engagement and facilitates policies for good practice in research and work with prospects, also ensuring that Office complies with Fundraising Regulation and Data Protection policies

Tel: 01895 268164



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Page last updated: Tuesday 18 July, 2017