The Development Team

Development Director - Adelaide Bailey

Adelaide joined us as a staff member in 2012, working first in outreach before joining the Development Office in 2014. As a second generation Old Edwardian, Adelaide is dedicated to strengthening the Old Edwardian community, building links with the school today, and growing our Assisted Places programme. | 0121 415 2197

Development Manager - Jo Linforth

Jo joined us from Edward's Trust in autumn 2017, after working for ten years across the charity, corporate and education sectors, developing extensive experience in data, events and fundraising. As Database Manager, Jo is responsible for managing much of our work behind the scenes, running our database and donations processes, and ensuring compliance. | 0121 415 6048

Alumnae Engagement Manager- Kirsty White

Kirsty is the newest member of the Development Team, joining us from Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, and previously NSPCC where she was part of the Corporate Fundraising Team. Kirsty is responsible for our communications, fundraising for Assisted Places and managing the wealth of events we hold throughout the year. | 0121 415 2245.

Development Officer - Gary Williams

Gary joined the Development Office in 2015, having worked at a college for the visually impaired. Gary also has a background in broadcast graphic design. Gary is responsible for the day-to-day running of our services, donation processing, and event and communication preparation. Gary also supports Jo in managing, cleansing and preparing data. | 0121 415 6095