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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: Halsbury Building, room 210
Email: alumni@brunel.ac.uk

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

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Clive Gee - Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Clive Gee EDITEDClive 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

Email: clive.gee@brunel.ac.uk

Karen Auld - Senior Alumni Officer

Karen Auld EDITEDAlumni can contact Karen about offering work placements, graduate roles or giving careers talks to students, as well as Link magazine, profiles and all other alumni communications. Karen would also be pleased to speak to alumni about any other general enquiries they might have.

Tel: 01895 267775

Email: karen.auld@brunel.ac.uk

Lesley Brown - Senior International Alumni Officer

Lesley Brown EDITEDInternational alumni relations at Brunel cover many aspects of the relationships which continue to grow and develop from arrival on campus, through to graduation and beyond. Whether it’s creating opportunities to bring people together, promoting our alumni successes or expanding our global network, it touches on all aspects of mentoring, career support, opportunity creation and networking.  It is what we do at Brunel – create an ongoing relationship of mutual support to benefit both the future of our students and that of our University. I look forward to hearing from as many of you as possible.

Tel: 01895 265633

Email: lesley.brown@brunel.ac.uk

Mohammed Alam - Development Officer

Mohammed EDITEDMohammed 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

Email: mohammed.alam@brunel.ac.uk

Hilary Whale - Alumni Database and Website Manager

Hilary Whale EDITEDHilary 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

Email: hilary.whale@brunel.ac.uk

Lee Collins - Alumni Database and Website Assistant

Lee EDITEDLee 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

Email: lee.collins@brunel.ac.uk

Jessica Kath - Development and Alumni Research Officer

Jessica EDITEDJessica 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

Email: jessica.kath@brunel.ac.uk