Anna Russell

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Anna Russell

Head of Facilities & Estates

01223 741073

As Head of Facilities and Estates, Anna's role is wide-ranging, encompassing all aspects of the college that have an impact on student and visitor comfort.

Having previously worked in the hospitality industry, Anna brings to Ridley the knowledge and experience required to assist in the development and implementation of our long-term vision and strategy, and an ability to manage diverse and able staff.

Anna manages a number of key staff, including the Premises Manager, Housekeeping Manager, Executive Head Chef, Development & Funds Officer and IT staff. She oversees health and safety, capital development projects, site maintenance, domestic services, IT facilities, and takes an active lead in development of College’s fundraising strategy.

Through her active membership of a number of Cambridge University committees, including the Bursars' Committee, Anna represents the College within the wider community of Cambridge colleges.

Anna joined the staff team in 2018 and has found Ridley to be a place with a strong sense of community values and integrity, with students and staff participating in and supporting all the College's activities.