Meet the team
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 worldwide network of alumni and other friends.
Contact the team
Location: Eastern Gateway Building, Third Floor
Below you can see more about the individual roles and responsibilities of the team as well as ways to contact us.
Andrew Williams - Head of Development and Alumni Relations
The Head of Development and Alumni Relations has overall responsibility for the Development and Alumni Relations strategy.
Tel: 01895 265633
Melissa Tindle - Senior Alumni Officer
Melissa is responsible for engaging and supporting the alumni community, as well as working to raise the profile of our alumni through initiatives such as the Alumni Advisory Board and Alumni of the Year Awards. Melissa is keen to connect with all Brunelians, no matter the graduation year, so contact her today on her details below!
Tel: 01895 265034
Vacancy - Senior International Alumni Officer
Position currently vacant
Mohammed Alam - Senior Development Officer
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 and Website Manager
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
Anais Al Shami - Development & Alumni Relations Support Assistant
Anais supports the Alumni Relations & Development team to build engagement with alumni and donors by being the first point of call for enquiries and playing a key role in developing our communication with the alumni community.
Jessica Kath - Prospect Development, Special Projects Officer and LGBTQ+ Staff Network Coordinator
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 oversees the Crowdfund platform and 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