Matthew Mellor has been Development Director and Fellow of the College since 2007. He was instrumental in establishing advancement work in Pembroke in the mid-1990s, and returned to the College in 2001 as Deputy Development Director before taking up his current post. His role involves overseeing the College’s relations with its alumni and non-alumni friends, directing the unique Pembroke Corporate Partnership Programme, and raising funds for Pembroke priorities. He is the College’s Steward and a Tutor to undergraduates. Outside Pembroke, he has served as Chairman of the College Development Directors’ Committee, and of the Cambridge Colleges’ Development Group, steering important College/University relations on development matters. He is a director of a small not-for-profit business that provides after-school care for children in Cambridge and his main interests are ornithology, oenology, France and cricket.