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Degrees and Honours

BSc (Hons) Sociology


Jo oversees the College’s development office. She is responsible for developing the long term fundraising strategy, major giving and all aspects of College alumni relations and development. She joined Lucy Cavendish’s fundraising team in 2014 and she was promoted to Development Director in 2017. Before Lucy, Jo worked as Major Gifts Officer for Newnham College for six years where she was part of the team which delivered the successful Changing Lives fundraising campaign and she led on legacy giving. Prior to Newnham, Jo worked for the University of Cambridge’s Research Office with responsibility for marketing initiatives and the Horizon series of interdisciplinary events. These brought together leading academics, policy makers and members of the business community to discuss the latest research and developments across a range of subjects from personalised medicine to ‘the thinking machine’. Before working for the University, Jo had her own company where clients included Harvard Business School Alumni Club of London and Cambridge Enterprise.