Russell Davidson F.Edplus
Director of Development & Alumni Relations
Russell commenced in his role at Haileybury, Australia’s largest independent School with over 4500 students, in 2008. Prior to his appointment, Russell was National Business Manager for leading childcare and events company, Camp Australia. Presently, Russell is responsible for implementing a diverse range of services, communication techniques, activities and opportunities for an assorted group of over 16000 members of the Old Haileyburians Association (OHA). The OHA is widely recognised as one of the leading alumni organisations in Australia.
In addition, Russell has overseen the Haileybury Foundation, the major fundraising platform for scholarships, building and library programs at the School.During the eight year existence of the Foundation, Russell has successfully implemented a strong Scholarship and donor recognition program as well as a Staff Giving and Class Giving campaigns. Russell comes from an educational background, having previously taught at Haileybury for 7 years with one of those years spent on exchange in Toronto, Canada.
Russell is President of the Educate Plus Vic/Tas Chapter and is a Fellow of Educate Plus.