Group photo of Development Office - Catherine, Peter, Annabel and Carol

Contact the Development Office

Peter O'Connor headshot Peter O'Connor | Director of Development  

 Phone: 01223 332094


Peter O’Connor is Director of Development at Fitzwilliam College Cambridge. Peter is responsible for development at Fitzwilliam and works together with the Director of Communications and Engagement to oversee the College’s Alumni Relations. Working closely with the Master and Bursar, Peter leads on the College’s work to secure transformational philanthropic gifts, and also manages the Development Office team.

Together with the Development Office team, Peter welcomes conversations with alumni and friends who would like to support Fitzwilliam College Cambridge.

Catherine Quinn  Catherine Quinn | Senior Development Officer

 Phone: +44 (0) 1223 762744


Catherine joined Fitzwilliam in December 2021 as our Senior Development Officer. After graduating from Lucy Cavendish College in 2015, Catherine held a number of development and alumni relations positions within the University, working at Hughes Hall, Lucy Cavendish College and Gonville & Caius College respectively.

Working closely with Peter, Catherine helps support the College's fundraising strategy and legacy giving programme.


Carol 2022 left  Carol Lamb | Development Officer (Alumni Relations and Events)

 Phone: 01223 332015


Carol has been with Fitzwilliam since November 2001. She now works part-time and will be in the office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week.

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. 


 Annabel small picAnnabel Edwards | Development Officer (Regular Giving)

 Phone: 01223 761240


Annabel joined the Development Office in October 2021 as Development Officer for Regular Giving. Prior to this, Annabel worked in the central University’s Development and Alumni Relations Office, as well as working in Legacy fundraising for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Please contact Annabel for any queries around:

  • Making a single or regular gift by credit card or direct debit to Fitzwilliam.
  • Supporting the College by joining the Foundation Circle.
  • The impact of your support to Fitz.
  • The College’s Annual Telephone Campaign.

Amy Dimaline | Graduate Development Associate

Phone: 01223 768275


Amy joined Fitzwilliam in August 2022 as Graduate Development Associate. Prior to this, she read English at Emmanuel College. Amy assists with all functions of the Development Office, varying from fundraising, telephone campaigns, the creation of the annual report sent out to donors, and alumni relations. Please contact Amy about any general Development Office related queries.