Anna Wardman, the new Operations Director.

Anna Wardman, the new Operations Director.

Anna Wardman has joined the University's Development Office to take on the role of Operations Director.

She will take on an exciting portfolio within the Development Office, including responsibility for Capital Fundraising, the Annual Fund, Research and Information, and Information Technology.

Ms Wardman has over twenty years' experience in senior management positions in the UK and the developing world, including fundraising from individuals, trusts, companies and statutory donors. Her most recent position was Chief Executive for PLAN International UK, an overseas development charity.

Ms Wardman said: "I am really looking forward to transferring my management and fundraising skills to the higher education sector and to the University of Cambridge in particular. There is huge potential for raising funds for Cambridge so that its tradition of academic excellence can continue and expand into the next century, and I am pleased that I will be a part of the fundraising process."

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