The College is pleased to welcome Anna Baskerville to the role of Development Director.

Anna Baskerville has spent over 14 years working in the charitable and impact sector, predominantly in higher education. She joins us from Saïd Business School, Oxford where she was their Associate Director of Fundraising - prior to which, she was Head of Key Relationships for New York based charity: water and Deputy Development Director at Hertford College, Oxford.

Anna is responsible for delivering an exciting new fundraising and alumni relations strategy for Sidney which will sustain academic excellence for the next generation of Sidney students, facilitate world-class research and support a vibrant and inclusive community. Working with senior leadership and the Development team, Anna is committed to building creative and impactful campaigns to foster a deeper culture of giving and looks forward to working with Sidney’s community. 

Anna Baskerville, Sidney's Development Director

Anna Baskerville, Sidney's Development Director

Anna noted, “It’s an exciting time for Sidney: as the College begins to open up after the restrictions we have all faced, there is a renewed energy to accelerate plans for the next chapter in the College’s story.

We want alumni and donors to play a key part in achieving our goals – and both myself and the other members of the Development Office are looking forward to strengthening existing connections, building new relationships, and involving the whole Sidney community in enacting a bold vision to benefit the wider College and its next generation of students.”

As we enter into this exciting new chapter of fostering Sidney’s alumni relations, Sidney thanks Jillaine Seymour for her excellent contribution as our previous Development Director and also Charles Cadby who stepped in to take on the role of Interim Development Director. He will now begin a new role at Sidney as Head of External Relations.

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