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Alumni & Giving

The CDU Advancement team

The Advancement team leads the University's philanthropic, alumni relations and community engagement activities to advance CDU's strategic vision.

The Advancement team enhances the strategic vision and priorities of CDU by:

  • Providing meaningful engagement opportunities with alumni, industry and community groups
  • Advocating philanthropic giving and raising funds for strategically important projects
  • Disbursing funds to meet the current and future needs of the University
  • Fostering strong relationships with donors and friends of Charles Darwin University.

Contact details

The Advancement office is located on the Casuarina campus, Darwin, Northern Territory.

T:  +61 8 8946 6917

Our Staff

Director, Advancement: Simon Matthias | email | staff profile

Manager, Alumni: David MacBain | email | staff profile

Manager, Advancement Services: Beau Doel | email

Donor Relations Officer: Varunika Ruwanpura | email

Advancement Support Officer: Arjun Sharma | email