Jennie Younger has been Executive Director of Fundraising and Supporter Development at King’s since October 2017. In this role, Jennie leads a team of fundraising, alumni engagement, communications and operations professionals to deliver an integrated development and fundraising programme across King’s College London, King’s Health Partners and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Hospital. This unique partnership, which unites hospital and university development in one team, spans the full breadth of activity from major giving to mass fundraising through individuals, trusts and foundations, corporates and the community.
Jennie has held senior executive positions in world-leading, global organisations. She brings over thirty years’ experience in strategic corporate affairs and communications, with a background in investor relations, government affairs, media relations, employee engagement, marketing and corporate responsibility. Prior to joining King’s, Jennie was Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Affairs at AstraZeneca. Before that, Jennie was Senior Managing Director at management consultants, FTI Consulting, and Global Head of Communications and Client Marketing for Corporate and Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank. Prior to this, Jennie held senior roles at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). In 2004 Jennie won the ‘European Women of Achievement Award for Business’ for her achievements at GSK and for women in business.
Matthew Gorman has been Director of Development, King’s College London and King’s Health Partners since September 2018. Matt is responsible for fundraising at King’s College London along with fundraising for the strategic initiatives of King’s Health Partners.
Matt oversees principal and major gifts (international, trusts and foundations, health and arts and sciences), direct marketing, legacy fundraising, donor relations, events, campaign management, communications, as well as King’s alumni engagement. King’s is in touch with over 190,000 alumni around the world and they remain one of the university’s most important constituencies. The unit communicates with former students and organises dozens of events every year for alumni.
Prior to joining King’s, Matt held senior roles at Cancer Research UK, SOAS University of London and The Open University. Matt is a board member of the US Friends of King’s College London Association and a frequent visitor to Asia where he leads principal gift fundraising for King’s.
Catherine Hart has been Director of Fundraising, Guy’s and St Thomas since June 2019. She is responsible for the delivery of the £52m four year fundraising strategy for Guy’s and St Thomas’ across the partnership including King’s College London, Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity. This partnership brings together clinical and research excellence for the benefit of patients in Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals and fundraising which spans the full breadth of major gifts to mass fundraising through individuals, trusts and foundations, corporates and the community.
Catherine joined the team from University College London (UCL) where she led on the strategic development of a health focussed major gifts team to support the delivery of the university’s largest philanthropic campaign; ‘It’s All Academic’. Prior to this, Catherine worked at Cancer Research UK for eight years across major high value campaigns including the Francis Crick Institute and Catalyst Club as well as managing a high value partnerships and special events portfolio for the Bobby Moore Fund.
Catherine is a dedicated fundraiser with over 15 years fundraising experience in the sector. She is passionate about health fundraising, the NHS and helping others to transform society through their philanthropy.
Caroline Gormley has been Associate Director of Fundraising for Evelina London Children’s Hospital since June 2019. She is responsible for driving all philanthropic fundraising for the hospital and leading the next Evelina London Fundraising Campaign to expand current facilities.
Caroline re-joined the team from Tommy’s, where she was Director of Fundraising leading major donor, corporate, events and community fundraising. Prior to that she led the Events, Community and Corporate teams across King’s Health Partners for nearly 5 years as part of the ‘World Questions| King’s Answers campaign’. This culminated in Caroline and her team winning Gold in the CASE Circle of Excellence Awards in 2017 for Best Single Event for the Evelina London Zip in partnership with London Fire Brigade which raised over £1.1m.
Caroline is a dedicated fundraiser with over 14 years’ experience in leading medical and health charities in the UK and Ireland. She is passionate about connecting people who want to change the world with those who have the means to do so.
The Campaign Board provides scrutiny and oversight of our future fundraising campaign in support of King’s College London and key fundraising priorities for partner hospitals. It advises King’s leadership on campaign planning and delivery and provides strategic counsel on fundraising strategies for current and prospective donors. Members of the Campaign Board are advocates for the power and impact that can be unlocked by philanthropy and are amongst the strongest supporters of the university and partner hospitals.
Members of the Campaign Board can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH - Chairman
- The Rt Hon Sir Robin Auld FKC
- Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO FKC
- Lord Fink of Northwood FKC
- The Rt Hon the Lord Geidt GCB GCVO OBE FKC
- Mrs Rola Gordon FKC
- Professor Shitij Kapur
- Professor Sir Robert Lechler
- Mr Martin Paisner CBE
- Mr Daniel Peltz OBE FKC
- Lord Charles Powell of Bayswater KCMG FKC
- Ms Isabelle Von Ribbentrop
- Mr Rory Tapner FKC