Alumni and Development

Head, Development and Alumni Relations

This position is vacant.

Relevant enquiries relating to strategic Alumni and Development matters can be referred to Callista Thillou, Executive Director, Strategic Marketing and Communications.



Rob Wild, Database and Research Officer

Rob provides database management of our alumni, industry and donor contact details with a focus on supporting the ongoing programs of both alumni relations and fundrasing activities.

Rob undertakes prospect research activities, with a focus on individuals and organisations, to aid in targetted fundraising efforts and supports MACO's mailing list management.


Emily Drewniak, Donor Relations Officer

Emily is the first point of contact for philanthropic giving to the university. Emily builds and maintains lasting relationships with donors, manages the bequest program and develops fundraising campaigns. Contact Emily if you would like to know more about these programs.

Geoffrey Sauer, Alumni Relations Officers

The Alumni Relations Officers build alumni and supporter loyalty through developing themes and programs that encourage graduates, donors and friends to engage with the University, both onshore and offshore.

Geoff work closely with the Head, Development and Alumni Relations and other key staff in the University to plan, implement and manage a strong, proactive alumni program for Flinders in support of the University's strategic objectives, recruitment and fundraising priorities.

Geoff also edits the quarterly e newsletter e.NCOUNTER sent to over 10,500 alumni.

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