Kristen is currently Director of Development & Alumni Relations (Interim) at Aberystwyth University.
Kristen has held several senior roles in the arts and higher education sectors. She was Director of Revenue at the Rose Theatre, serving as a member of the theatre’s Executive leadership and leading a department integrating development, box office and marketing & public relations. In the higher education sector, she worked in senior fundraising roles at the University of Exeter, Bangor University and Royal Holloway, University of London. Her achievements have included securing major funding for various projects and programmes focussing on medicine and health. She has also previously worked for Shelter and Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut USA).
Kristen holds an AB in Biopsychology from Vassar College (New York State, USA). She is also a trustee of the Conwy Arts Trust.