Alumni Relations & Philanthropy

The Office of Alumni Relations and Philanthropy (AR&P) is responsible for leadership and delivery of key strategic fundraising & engagement programs to support the priorities of ANU and for developing and sustaining positive relations with alumni and donors.

The Alumni Relations & Philanthropy (AR&P) office leads the development, management and coordination of advancement activities at ANU, in support of the University’s objectives of deepening relationships with alumni and securing long-term philanthropic income in alignment with the University’s strategic priorities as a national institution committed to excellence in research, education and contribution to public policy development.  Members of the AR&P team integrate shared values – leadership, respect and inclusiveness, ethical behaviour, integrity, accountability and celebration – into their purposeful management of relationships with alumni, donors and prospective donors, within AR&P and across ANU.

Our teams & contacts


Contact details
General Enquiries 
Phone +61 2 6125 9055
Advancement Services 
Alumni Relations 
Annual Giving 
Donor Relations 


Contact details
Barbara Miles 
Vice-President (Advancement)
Joseph Ashley-Smith 
Executive Officer
Phone +61 2 6125 7486
Norman Bradshaw 
Associate Director, Philanthropy
Phone +61 2 6125 9416
Janice Carruthers 
Associate Director, Advancement Services
Phone +61 2 6125 1114
Felicity Gouldthorp 
Deputy Director (Operations)
Phone +61 2 6125 1853
Merryn LLoyd 
Business Support Officer
Phone +61 2 6125 9055
Ann McDowell 
Executive Assistant to Vice President (Advancement)
Phone +61 2 6125 6798
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