King's welcomes a new Director of Development

Julie Bressor has just started as the College’s new Director of Development.

Julie will work closely with the Provost, Fellows, Development Board, King’s Members and Friends to raise funds in support of the College. She will also work with the Development Office team to manage alumni relations, King’s Members programmes, the Friends of King’s and a variety of other special events and activities.

'I am delighted to be at King’s', said Julie. 'The King’s community is remarkably open and welcoming, and the development programme enjoys a strong base of support from King’s Members, Fellows and Friends.'

Julie is from Montpelier, Vermont, and comes to King’s from the University of Buckingham, where she served as Director of Development. Prior to her move to the UK, Julie was a Museum Director, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian and then worked in fundraising for twelve years at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. There she served as Legacy Giving Officer, Director of Development and Associate Vice-President for Development and Alumni Relations.

The Provost of King's, Ross Harrison, said, 'I am very pleased to have Julie working with and for us in this important position. She has already made an impact.'

Julie has been elected an Ordinary Fellow of the College. To contact her, please email or phone +44 (0)1233 331313.

Julie succeeds Joelle du Lac, now Director of External Relations at the Judge Business School, Cambridge.

2 February 2010