The team


Alex McDowell – chair

T: 0207 3912094


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

T: 020 7840 1035


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 & supporter development manager

T: 020 7840 1022


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.


Louise Pavoni – digital communications manager

T: 020 7840 1021


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

T: 020 7840 1036


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.