Alumni & friends/Support/
The Development Team

Meet the Team

Getting in touch with our helpful alumni team is the best way to keep informed about College events, news, developments, and other happenings at Jesus.


Dr Brittany Wellner James, Director of Development and Fellow

Brittany manages the Development Office, oversees the College’s development and alumni engagement strategies, and works with major donors in the U.K., U.S., Canada, and Asia.

T: +44 (0) 1865 287284


Georgina Plunkett, Deputy Director of Development

Georgie manages alumni and donor engagement in the U.K., U.S., Canada and Europe. Contact Georgie if you would like to make a gift to Jesus College.

T: +44 (0) 1865 616812


Edmund (Ted) Levin, Annual Fund and Giving Programmes Manager

Contact Ted if you would like to make a regular gift or leave a legacy to Jesus College, or if you would like to know more about the impact of your donations.

T: +44 (0) 1865 279740


Eve Bodniece, Head of Development Operations and Data

Eve works with the Director on the development and alumni engagement strategy. Contact Eve if you would like to discuss how your data is held and used by Jesus. Eve also manages the Swiss Alumni and Jesus Entrepreneurs & Professionals networks.

T: +44 (0) 1865 216811


Dr Peter Sutton, Alumni Engagement Manager

Peter designs and manages the Alumni Engagement programme. Contact Peter if you would like to book for an event.

T: +44 (0) 1865 616810


Anna Ponomarenko, Alumni Communications, Events and Graduations Officer

Anna works with Eve to plan the communications programme, and creates content for College’s alumni Social Media channels. She also works with Peter to plan events, and manages College graduations. Contact Anna to share your news or photos, or if you would like to book a degree ceremony.

T: +44 (0) 1865 279683 / +44 (0) 1865 279743