The team


Alex McDowell – chair

Alex McDowell is group head of community development and growth at RNIB. Alex’s fundraising career has included roles in the higher education sector, direct marketing, and community fundraising as well as serving as head of legacies at the NSPCC.


Rob Cope – director

Rob has overseen a growing and vibrant consortium over the past five years, developing partnerships with government and the private sector. He was previously deputy director of marketing and communications at The Prince’s Trust, including the youth charity’s 30th birthday appeal. Rob is a board director of Relief International and a keen runner.


Emma Bockhop – membership manager

Emma has worked at the consortium since the public launch of the campaign and over the years has worked in both marketing and membership roles.  Emma is responsible for recruiting new member charities to grow the size and diversity of the consortium, and for developing relationships with its key stakeholders. Previously, Emma worked in Individual Giving fundraising and she is originally from New Zealand.


Susanne Levy – marketing manager

Susanne has specific responsibility for engaging the legal sector, as well as developing and implementing our annual awareness week, Remember A Charity Week. Susanne was previously head of Jeans for Genes, a national annual dress-down appeal day.


Louise Pavoni – digital communications manager

Louise leads on Remember A Charity’s digital communications and strategy, working to raise our online profile and help make gifts in Wills a social norm. She manages the website and social media channels, digital advertising and delivers a range of online content. She studied History of Art at Goldsmiths and has previously worked in marketing and communications roles in the design industry. She is passionate about art and design.


Marta Montague – head of development

Marta has fifteen years’ experience in fundraising and sponsorship with not-for-profit organisations, including corporate partnerships, major donor fundraising, and special events. Marta is responsible for developing partner relationships with a main focus on the corporate sector. Originally from Poland, Marta enjoys outdoorsy activities with her two children, visiting galleries, cooking and baking.


Petrice Clarke – office co-ordinator

Petrice provides support across all areas of Remember A Charity’s work, from marketing to membership. She has previously worked in administrative roles with the construction & hospitality sectors and is currently studying to complete her Business & Management qualification. This is her first role within the charity sector and she is keen to build her knowledge on legacy fundraising.