Ellenore Hobkirk

Head of Development and Alumni Relations

Development and Alumni Relations, External Relations

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Having joined the University of Dundee in early 2013. Ellenore is Head of Development and Alumni Relations (DARO) and is a member of the External Relations directorate leadership team. Under her leadership DARO fundraises for university priority projects from a variety of philanthropic sources and builds, maintains and enriches the University’s relationships with its graduates.

Ellenore initially worked in the financial sector and qualified as an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and was a certified IFA and financial planner. Her focus was in private client wealth management, leading teams at Barclays and Scottish Amicable.

Since 2004 she has worked internationally in advancement and development roles in both the charity and education sector. These include the International School of Prague and the American Red Cross. She is currently Chair of the Caledonian Group of Scottish HE Directors of Development and serves as a trustee on a local charity.