The Development Team

Who we are

The Development Team at St Anne’s is always delighted to hear from alumnae and friends, whether you would like to pay a visit to College, make use of your alumnae dining privileges, change your communications preferences, make a donation to one of our funds, or simply have a chat about your time here.

Director of Development

Mr Edwin Drummond

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284536

Edwin is responsible for the management of the Development Office, all aspects of fundraising and alumnae communications. Edwin works closely with the Principal and the Governing Body to help secure the financial future of the College through fundraising and development.

Deputy Development Director

Mrs Felice Nassar

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284943

Felice joined the Development team in summer 2020 and has over 12 years’ experience in fundraising and donor relations, both in the UK and Israel. Her development experience is in higher education and the charity sector. At St Anne’s, Felice is responsible for major gifts, legacies and trusts and foundations. If you would like a conversation with Felice about supporting the College, please do get in touch.


Development Administrator

Mrs Lauren Mohammed

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284536

Lauren is responsible for gift administration, financial reporting of philanthropic income and maintaining database records. She provides administrative support to the Development Office and also assisting with events administration. Contact Lauren to update your details, book for an event or if you have a query about your donation.


Regular Giving Officer

Mrs Rachel Shepherd

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284622

Rachel is responsible for the regular giving programme at St Anne’s College including our annual telethon, and gift stewardship. Contact Rachel with queries about any of our fundraising campaigns or for information about how to make a donation.


Alumnae Relations Manager

Mr Jason Fiddaman

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284517


Jason organises the College’s programme of alumnae events and reunions, including the Annual Alumnae Weekend and Gaudy. He also works closely with alumnae who kindly volunteer their time to help support students through careers talks and workshops. Jason has previous alumnae relations experience from working for Hertford College and has also worked for The Gift Registry and Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

Senior Communications Manager

Dr Jay Gilbert

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284834

Jay manages the College’s communication channels, including its website, its social media presence, and various College publications. Contact Jay with queries about branding, press, and College communication, or if you would like to suggest an article or supply material for The Ship. Jay is CIM qualified and has previously worked in outreach, publishing and digital marketing in a variety of organisations.


Development and Communications Assistant

Dr Marystella Ramirez Guerra

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284517


Marystella provides administrative support to the Development team and assists with the website and internal communications.