As Director of the USC Development Office, Russell leads a team dedicated to connecting with and securing support from the community for USC's goals.
He has management responsibilities for the USC Foundation Board, philanthropic programs and alumni engagement activities. As an active member of USC's Senior Staff, Russell participates in a number of USC committees to help guide and support the development of new USC activities. He is the Company Secretary for the USC Trust, has been on the Universities Australia Marketing, Communication and Development Conference committee since 2013 and is the USC representative on the Universities Australia Philanthropy network.
Russell joined USC in 2012 bringing twenty years’ experience in developing marketing and fundraising programs to deliver growth for not for profit organisations in fields including education, performing arts, environment, health, disability and overseas aid.