Development Team

Here’s who we are and what we do.

Katy Astley

Interim Development Director

Tel: 01223 335789, email:

Katy leads the Roll & Development Department and works on major fundraising projects for the College.

Francesca Rose

Deputy Development Director

Tel: 01223 335749, email:

Fran works on fundraising projects for the College and is responsible for Newnham’s legacy campaign.

Photo of Jessica Whitton, Development Officer

Jessica Whitton

Development Officer (Annual Fund)

Tel: 01223 335710, email

The Development Officer (Annual Fund) supports fundraising activities and is responsible for the annual telephone campaign.

Katie Edwards

Events Manager

Tel: 01223 335762, email:

Katie organises our busy programme of alumnae events. This includes Commemoration, the Alumni Festival and other events throughout the year.

Photograph of Steve Butlin

Steve Butlin

Database Administrator

Tel: 01223 335755, email:

Steve is responsible for managing and maintaining the College’s database of all our alumnae. He ensures that the database is kept up to date and produces reports for the rest of the team.

Lindsey Charlesworth

Development Assistant

Tel: 01223 335757, email:

Lindsey’s role is gift administration, database administration and other administrative tasks to give full support to the Development Office.

(office hours Mon – Thurs 9.30am-2.30pm)