Business Development Team Expand Alex Shaw Communications Manager Alex has communications experience in both the arts and charity sectors. She previously worked in the press office at the Southbank Centre and before that managed a range of arts, cultural and charity accounts at a PR agency. Amber de Freitas Communications Officer Amber joined WLZ after working in business development at youth justice charity SHiFT. She has a keen interest in amplifying the voices of children and young people and is excited about sharing their stories. Amber holds a BA in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Essex. Charlie Miles Development Manager (Trusts and Foundations) Charlie previously worked in the fundraising team at the youth employability charity ThinkForward. Prior to that he worked in delivery roles for a charity in Essex supporting young carers and in Fiji leading community, sport and development projects. He has a BA in History from Royal Holloway, University of London. Charly Pye Development Officer 'After graduating from the University of Bath with a BA in Politics and Spanish, Charly worked as a Teaching Assistant in Spain and in various roles in education in the UK. She has completed a Development Studies Master’s at the Institute of Development Studies (University of Sussex), bringing experience in academic research on educational inequalities. Charly’s more recent background has been in Trusts and Foundations fundraising, at an international development charity delivering education, healthcare and child protection services. Ewan Edwards External Affairs Officer Ewan brings experience from working in schools and educational charities in India, Spain, Sierra Leone and west London. He has a MA in African studies from SOAS and a BA in Literature and History from the University of Leeds Isobel Miller Development Manager (Neighbourhood and Events) Isobel’s background is in communications and copywriting, and she has experience in individual giving and alumni fundraising. Isobel has a Research Master’s in Cultural Analysis from the University of Amsterdam and a BA in English and Spanish from the University of Leeds. Kate Dolleymore Head of Philanthropy Kate previously worked in the fundraising team at the literacy charity, Coram Beanstalk, managing their Major Donor programme and prior to that was managing events and individuals at the Children's International Development charity, Magic Bus. She has a BSC in Psychology from the University of Leeds. Lucy Murphy Development Manager Lucy has been working in business development and income generation for national healthcare and research charities for almost 10 years. Before joining West London Zone she worked at the Royal College of Physicians securing industry support for academic programmes. Prior to this, Lucy oversaw sponsorship and partnership opportunities at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) and The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). Lucy holds a BA in Politics from Goldsmiths College and a Masters in Journalism from NTU.