The Old Members’ Office Team
Dr Justin B. Jacobs, Director of Development and Supernumerary Fellow
Justin has spent the past 15 years working and volunteering in the UK higher education sector. He oversees the Old Members’ Office and leads on the College’s fundraising strategy, working closely with the College’s Development Committee and Eglesfield Benefactors.
Heather Weightman, Deputy Director of Development
Heather works with donors and potential donors who are interested in supporting the College’s mission, vision and priorities. Heather also looks after Philippa Benefactors. If you are interested in making a gift, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Dr Christine Baro-Hone, Old Members’ Officer (maternity cover)
Christine is responsible for our extensive calendar of Old Members’ events. You are welcome to contact her to find out more about what is going on.
Catherine House, Legacy Giving Officer
Catherine is our Legacy Giving Officer and is responsible for the Taberdars’ Society. The Society hosts events to thank Old Members and Friends who want to leave a gift to College in their wills. Please contact Catherine to find out more about legacy giving at Queen’s.
Amanda Sharp, Regular Giving Officer
Amanda is responsible for our regular giving programme and the Queen’s Society. The Queen’s Society recognises the generous donors who make regular gifts to College. Please contact Amanda, if you would like to make a regular gift, or would like to know more about the Queen’s Society.
Jemma Hayward, Old Members’ Assistant
Jemma is the first port of call for your Old Member queries. She helps keep our database current, so do reach out if your contact details have changed, or fill out our online form to update your details. Don’t miss out on news, events, or your copy of the College Record!
The Development Committee
The Development Committee is a Standing Committee of the Governing Body. Its duties are to oversee College development and fundraising activities and the maintenance of the College’s good relations with its Old Members.
The Provost and Fellows are grateful for the significant efforts Committee Members past and present put into supporting Queen’s.
- The Provost, Chair
- The Director of Development, Secretary
- The Bursar
- Two Fellows appointed for a three-year term, currently Professor Chris Norbury from 1 October 2017 and Prof Jon Keating from 1 October 2022.
- Up to seven Old Members each for a three-year term, renewable once at the will of the parties
Richard Donner – Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 1980
Anna Hull (née Perriam) – Mathematics, 1995
John Hull – Chemistry, 1994
Paul Newton – Chemistry, 1975
Elizabeth Pilkington – Mathematics, 2000
John Turner – Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 1984