Following a successful career in sales, Doris has held a range of fundraising positions within the independent school and charity sectors, raising funds for scholarships, annual funds and leading a major capital appeal.
Having joined Harper Adams University in 2018, Doris engages with companies, alumni and other benefactors connecting them directly with the University’s mission of providing ‘Higher education and research for the delivery of a sustainable food chain and rural economy’ - either through the provision of scholarships for individual students or through philanthropic investment in University infrastructure and buildings.
Working closely with industry partners and individual benefactors, Doris and her team have managed to accommodate their specific motivations and requirements which led to a substantial growth of the Scholarship Programme. Coming from a farming family, Doris has a good understanding of the sector’s challenges, and she is extremely passionate about supporting young talent at the start of their careers.
Full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising