Ann E. Badger
Senior Consultant & Principal
Ann joined Marts & Lundy as our first Asia-Pacific based senior consultant in April 2013. As an experienced educator and advancement professional who has worked in both schools and higher education, Ann brings a deep insight of the needs and opportunities at play in community engagement and successful strategic fundraising.
Ann was the director of college advancement at Ormond College at the University of Melbourne for eight years. Prior to this, she was director of community relations at Melbourne Grammar School for more than 10 years. In both positions, she was responsible for all advancement areas including fundraising, marketing, communications, and alumni relations. She led three successful campaigns during that time.
Before beginning her highly successful career in development, Ann spent 17 years working as a secondary and higher education teacher, curriculum director, lecturer in education. and, finally, as a communications director for leading educational institutions in Melbourne.
She has been deeply committed to professional development in the region and was president of both Educate Plus Vic/Tas and Educate Plus Australasia Inc. as well as serving as the inaugural chair of the CASE Asia-Pacific Institute (APIEF) in 2009. Ann is in demand as a conference leader, running workshops, seminars, training courses, and doing major presentations for both Educate Plus and CASE — particularly on major gifts fundraising, running successful campaigns, and bequest programs.
Ann has been awarded both the Trevor Wigney Award, Educate Plus Australasia’s highest recognition for outstanding leadership and achievement in development, and the Peter Crook Award, the Victorian Chapter’s award for outstanding contribution to development.
- Brighton Grammar School
- Brisbane Girls Grammar School
- Christ Church Grammar School, Perth
- Deakin University
- Geelong Grammar School
- Ivanhoe Grammar School
- Lauriston Girls’ School
- Law School, University of Melbourne
- Ruyton Girls’ School
- Scotch College, Adelaide
- Scotch College Melbourne
- St Aloysius’ College, Milson’s Point
- St Andrew’s College, University of Sydney
- St Catherine’s School
- St Joseph’s Hunters Hill
- St Paul’s College, University of Sydney
- St Vincent’s Institute, Melbourne
- University College, University of Melbourne
Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia
- Monash University, B. A.