Fitzwilliam College
image/svg+xml image/svg+xml

Contact - Development Office

Nicola Jones Dr Nicola Jones | Director of Development and Communications

 Phone: 01223 332075


Nicola read French and Italian at Christ's (1999) and has a PhD in Medieval French and Italian from Corpus Christi College. After working at the Development Offices of Pembroke and Robinson, she joined Fitzwilliam College as Development Director and Fellow in August 2016. In April 2020 she was appointed Director of Development and Communications.

Nicola is responsible for all of the College’s communications, fundraising and alumni relations activity.

Donna Thomas-Watson Donna Thomas-Watson | Deputy Development Director

 Phone: 01223 332094


After working as a professional chef for 15 years, Donna began her career in development in 2012 at Downing College, first in events and alumni relations and then as a fundraiser. She joined the Development Team at Fitzwilliam in September 2017.

Please contact her:

  • with queries about giving to Fitzwilliam College.
  • for information about making a legacy gift to Fitzwilliam.
  • for information about joining the Foundation Circle.
  • to discuss giving to the College through charitable trusts or foundations.

Carol Lamb Carol Lamb | Development Officer (Alumni Relations and Events)

 Phone: 01223 332015


Carol has been with Fitzwilliam since November 2001.

Please contact her:

  • to enquire about forthcoming College alumni events.
  • if you're interested in co-ordinating an event in your area or would like to be a Local Contact in the UK or overseas.
  • to order items of memorabilia.
  • to update your details, forward mail to other Fitz members, provide details of Lost Sheep or notify us of a death.
  • regarding the College Journal.

Carol is also responsible for gifts administration. 

Millie Papworth Millie Papworth | Development Officer (Regular Giving and Stewardship)

 Phone: 01223 332009


After finishing a PhD in Italian literature at Fitzwilliam College, Millie joined the Development Team in September 2018. She is responsible for the annual Telephone Campaign, and helps coordinate the Fitzwilliam Society Careers Fair. She also works to maintain relationships with young alumni in their first years after graduation, and donors.

Please contact her:

  • in relation to your regular gift to the College.
  • regarding the Telephone Campaign.
  • in connection with the Fitzwilliam Society Careers Fair.
  • in connection with recent graduate initiatives.

Matt McGeehan Matt McGeehan | Development Officer (Communications and Events)

 Phone: 01223 332018


Matt worked for 12 years as a journalist for the Press Association, the UK's national news agency, specialising in sport, before joining the Development Team in March 2019.

Please contact him:

  • regarding College publications, social media and the alumni pages on the College website.
  • to enquire about upcoming alumni events.