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Our Team

Located in Front Square on College Green in Dublin city centre, Trinity Development & Alumni (TDA) is at the heart of Trinity, in every sense. We are the interface between the university and its alumni, donors and friends in Ireland and around the world.

Our work is multifaceted: from building bespoke donor relationships and launching global philanthropic campaigns, to organising myriad events, publishing journals and collaborating with alumni chapters around the world. To deliver on our goals, we have 50 motivated, professional, creative and committed staff working across 10 departments in a variety of functions including fundraising & development, alumni relations, regular giving & legacy giving, communications & events, and business intelligence & analytics.

Each week in TDA is different which allows my job to be both challenging and rewarding at the same time.
Anthony Hopper, Alumni Relations Executive
It is inspiring to work with our donors and alumni in helping to create opportunities for Trinity staff and students. TDA and our donors ensure that the brightest minds can benefit from Trinity’s first-class teaching, whatever their circumstances, by removing barriers and levelling the playing field. I love hearing of the real and tangible difference that our work is making in the lives of the Trinity community.
Niamh McCourt, Fundraising Manager
I work with motivated and supportive people who are creative and focussed, in equal measure. I enjoy being part of a lively and diverse work place that employs a dynamic approach to tasks and solutions.
James Fleming, Digital Marketing Officer

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Alumni Giving:

  • Roisin Cody

    Alumni Giving Manager

  • Niamh McCourt

    Donor Development Manager

  • Gislaine Teca

    Gifts Administration Executive

Alumni Relations:

  • Meghan Donaldson

    Alumni Relations Manager

  • Brian Bennett

    Alumni Relations Officer

  • Anthony Hopper

    Alumni Relations Executive

  • Emer Tunney

    Alumni Relations Executive

  • Amy Rynne

    Alumni Relations Executive

Communications & Events:

  • Eoin Higgins

    Communications Manager

  • Ali Hartney

    Events Manager

  • Aoife Brady

    Communications Officer

  • Miriam Dardis

    Digital Marketing and Communications Executive

  • James Fleming

    Digital Marketing Officer

  • Beth May

    Events Executive

  • Garima Singh

    Events Executive


  • Geraldine Bowe

    Associate Director, Business Intelligence and IT Systems

  • Tom Eastaway

    Database Officer

  • Aoife Hayes

    Database Executive

  • Jessica McGovern

    Database Executive

  • Kieran Ryan

    Data Analyst


  • Feena Flanagan

    Associate Director of Finance

  • Dimitar Ivanov

    Finance Officer

Fundraising and Development:

  • Eileen Punch

    Senior Associate Director of Fundraising

  • Catherine Coughlan

    Development Manager

  • Mark Crabbe

    Fundraising Administrative Executive

  • Julie Curran

    CEO Support Manager

  • Robyn Ferris

    Research and Prospect Management Officer

  • Elena Hall

    Fundraising Administration Executive

  • Bridget Hourican

    Development Writer Manager

  • Tara Justin

    Associate Director, Development

  • Jessica Kavanagh

    Deputy Director, Development Services

  • Carmen Leon

    Chief of Staff to the Chief Advancement Officer

  • Aniko Magyar

    Research Officer

  • Jacqueline Mahon

    Associate Director, Development

  • Sinead Pentony

    Associate Director

  • Sonya Perkins

    Associate Director

  • Audrey Phelan

    Associate Director, Development

  • Julianne Savage

    Associate Director, Stewardship

  • Sally Spearman

    Stewardship Officer

  • Joe Youorski

    Research and Prospect Management Officer


  • Belinda Clements

    Associate Director HR / Operations

  • Dymphna Kenny

    Project Manager

  • Donna O'Brien Lynch

    Alumni Room Coordinator

Senior Management Team:

  • Kate Bond

    Director of Advancement

  • David O'Shea

    Director of Operations

  • Jennifer Taaffe

    Director of Development

  • Ann Walsh

    Director of Alumni & Supporter Relations