BU’s Fundraising and Alumni Relations Team works with our alumni community, individuals, charitable trusts and foundations, and companies to support a diverse range of exciting and important projects.

You can reach the team via:

1st Floor, Studland House
Christchurch Road

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961083

Email: [email protected] | [email protected]

Meet the team:

Claire House-Norman, Director of Fundraising & Alumni RelationsClaire House-Norman – Director of Fundraising & Alumni Relations

Claire leads the Fundraising & Alumni Relations Team and is responsible for the overall direction of the department. Claire particularly enjoys meeting our new graduates at graduation.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961081
Email: [email protected]

Jonathan Goode, Head of Fundraising & Alumni RelationsJonathan Goode – Head of Fundraising & Alumni Relations

Jonathan enjoys finding new, creative ways to engage our supporters, and seeing the positive impact of this involvement across the student and graduate community.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961084
Email: [email protected]

Anna Hutchings, Alumni Relations OfficerAnna Hutchings – Alumni Relations Officer

Anna leads our alumni events programme, which provides graduates with the opportunity to network and reconnect with BU. She is also responsible for our digital communications. Anna particularly enjoys hearing the inspiring career stories of BU alumni.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961082
Email: [email protected]

Michelle Winter, Alumni Project OfficerMichelle Poole-Winter – Alumni Relations Officer

Michelle leads our alumni volunteering and stewardship programmes. She enjoys connecting students with graduates who can pass on advice and insights as they take the first steps in their careers.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 962092
Email: [email protected]

Sam Roberts-AirdSam Roberts-Aird – Alumni Relations Officer

Sam is responsible for expanding the reach of our alumni mentoring programme, ensuring that students receive the support they need to take their next steps into employment. Having previously worked at BU in student admissions, she enjoys seeing how student progress through their university journey and beyond. 

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961081
Email: [email protected]

Kelly Stevens, Alumni Data AdministratorKelly Stevens – Alumni Data Administrator

Kelly oversees our alumni database, providing insights into alumni interests, matching volunteering offers with opportunities and ensuring that communications meet individual preferences. Kelly enjoys meeting our alumni at networking events.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961081
Email: [email protected]

Philippa Wadsworth Philippa Wadsworth – Trusts & Stewardship Officer

Philippa’s role is to secure project funding from charitable trusts and foundations, as well as looking after our current donors. She is also responsible for our fundraising updates, legacy marketing and website content.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961085
Email: [email protected]

Tom Galpin

Tom Galpin – Prospect Researcher

Tom supports the fundraising team by researching potential donors and managing our database of contacts. He is responsible for due diligence and data protection within the team, and also assists with stewardship and events organisation.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961086
Email: [email protected]

Kerry Noble – Operations Manager

Kerry is responsible for managing the office and co-ordinating the workload of the department. She is the account manager for BU’s relationship with Santander Universities and is the first point of contact for all departmental enquiries.

Phone: +44 (0)1202 961081
Email: [email protected]

Compliments, complaints and feedback

Bournemouth University (BU)’s Alumni Relations Team manages engagement with the institution’s graduates and honorary graduates. 

Find out more about how to provide feedback or what to do if you have a complaint about our services. 

Bournemouth University is an exempt charity HMRC No EW00806.

For further information about our ethical approach to fundraising and your rights as a donor, please look at our Code of Ethical Fundraising & Donors' Charter.

For details about how the Fundraising & Alumni Relations Department will use your data please see our Privacy Statement.