Alasdair Halliday AB '82
Al Halliday, Director, University Planned Giving, helps donors structure philanthropy to integrate with their overall financial planning, and continues the family wealth work that was pioneered at Harvard by Charlie Collier. Al joined UPG after a career in management strategy consulting and asset management with the Monitor Group. He is a songwriter and jazz pianist, and once played the bagpipes for Ella Fitzgerald. Al is a graduate of Harvard College where he studied economics and was a member of the Glee Club and the rugby team.
Senior Associate Director
Jane Verrill joined University Planned Giving in the fall of 2006. Jane is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a dual major in finance and marketing. Before joining University Planned Giving, she was working in the financial industry. Among Jane's many interests are skiing, tennis, traveling, and making jewelry.
Teddy joined University Planned Giving in 2021. He is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics. Before joining the Planned Giving team, he worked at Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia and as an intern at Harvard’s University Planned Giving Office. Teddy’s interests include e-sports, reading, attending Red Sox games, hiking, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Amber Young joined Harvard as a Staff Assistant at the end of January 2017. She comes to AA&D from WUMB-FM, the University of Massachusetts Boston’s nonprofit, public radio station. At WUMB, Amber was the Office Coordinator and Assistant to the General Manager for six years, specializing in FCC and CPB compliance, as well as special events and project coordination. Over the years at Harvard, Amber has worked with Creative Services, ATSS, the HAA, Research, eventually landing in University Planned Giving. Amber grew up in Cambridge, and after many travels and adventures finds herself back home and at Harvard.