We’re delighted to announce the appointment of our new Director of Development, John Godfrey. He starts with us on Monday, 1 August.

John comes to College House with impressive credentials. He has directed and consulted for many fundraising campaigns in New Zealand, Australia, Scotland, Saudi Arabia and India. These include Dilworth School, Massey University, the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand, the University of New South Wales, the Australian Youth Orchestra, Edinburgh University’s Medical Research Institute, the National Library of Scotland, King Abdullah University of Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, and the British School in Delhi.

He is the author of Artful Major Gift Fundraising; he blogs and writes articles on fundraising and philanthropy for a number of publications.

John is an Old Boy of Wanganui Collegiate School. A graduate of the New Zealand Drama School (now Toi Whakaari), John has a BA in Opera Studies and an MSc in Business Administration. He is currently writing his PhD thesis on philanthropy in India.

Anna Wilkes chairman of our Board of Governors says, “We’re very pleased to have John join the team at College House and to continue the excellent work of our Development Office. John, we welcome you to the College House family.”

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