Our Team

Robert Music
Chief Executive

Rob Music

Rob Music has 23 years' experience working for health care charities, including the Stroke Association, Research into Ageing, Help the Aged and Endometriosis UK. Rob joined Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust in September 2008 bringing a range of skills to the charity including senior management, service development, fundraising, strategy and communications. Since then, he has implemented positive change including seeing income increase by over 400%, developed our support services, and implemented a major rebrand, all resulting in greater awareness of cervical cancer and prevention. Additionally the charity has built positive relationships with key funders, media, policy and health influencers and Rob has been invited to sit on a number of influential committees.

The charity's 15th anniversary (from June 2014) provides Rob and his team the opportunity to take the charity's influence, impact and services to new and needed levels.

Rebecca ShoosmithRebecca Shoosmith
Head of Support Services

Rebecca joined Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust in September 2009 as Services Development Manager after being a long-term supporter and volunteer for Jo's.

Whilst initially beginning her career in media, Rebecca then became an operations manager for BDO LLP for 5 years where she gained skills in people management, operational strategy, training, administration and communication, becoming a qualified NLP practitioner and coach. Having always been passionate about communication and helping people, joining Jo's was a natural progression and this has also allowed her to contribute corporate skills to the charity sector.

Claire CohenClaire Cohen
Information and Education Manager

Claire has worked within the charitable sector since 2007 and in 2009 joined Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. Over the last two years Claire has been responsible for developing the charity's health information as well as building the charity's outreach programmes. Her work includes managing the development and production of the charity’s health information, and raising awareness of the charity and cervical cancer prevention amongst healthcare professionals and the general public.

She has also overseen the charity’s accreditation with Information Standard and is responsible for managing the charity’s patient feedback group, Jo’s Voices. She is passionate about raising awareness of how women can reduce their risk of cervical cancer.

Maddy Durrant

Maddy Durrant
Communications Manager

Maddy joined Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust in March 2012 as Communications Manager. Maddy built her career in PR spending 6 years agency-side managing accounts and busy press offices across a broad range of industries from food and entertainment to beauty and technology. But it was working on campaigns for the third sector that really ignited her passion.

A client portfolio that includes the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, The Children’s Society, BT and Procter & Gamble has given her the opportunity to bring to the role a broad set of skills. These range from the execution of traditional PR campaigns - managing events, media relations and celebrity ambassadors - to implementing digital projects, CSR initiatives and internal communications.

Judith WittingJudith Witting
Fundraising and Office Administrator

Judith joined Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust in July 2013 as Fundraising and Office Administrator. She has a BA (Hons) degree in French from University College London and for the last 15 years has been working in arts administration and management in various theatres and art galleries in London. She became involved with Jo's in 2009 as a volunteer and is delighted to now be part of the staff team. She brings to the role financial, operational and event management experience.

Fran Berry
FranAdministrative Assistant

Fran joined the Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust team in November 2013 as Administrative Assistant.  She has a degree in Sociology and Theology from Leeds University. After university she worked in customer care for M&S Bank, but always wanted to work in the charity sector, and so she moved to London to work in the supporter care department at Centrepoint before joining Jo's Trust. She is passionate about Jo's work and is keen to develop her career in this sector.

DebbieDebbie Kilmister
Support Services Coordinator 

Debbie joined Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust in January 2014 as Services Development Coordinator. Debbie joins the team after having volunteered as one of Jo's Trust's support group leaders for the past two years.  

Having spent most of her career within the telecoms industry, Debbie was looking to expand on the work she did for Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust as a volunteer and become a fully fledged member of the team. 

Sarah

Sarah Oxley
Digital and Social Media Coordinator

Sarah joined the team in January 2014 as Digital and Social Media Coordinator. She graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in French, Italian and European Studies but has since developed her career in digital communications, having spent three years working as a web editor at international development charity VSO.

Sarah looks after the Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust social media profiles - Facebook and Twitter - and manages our website, working to make it as accessible and user-friendly as possible.  

Erna JoubertErna Joubert
Secondary Care Engagement Coordinator

Erna started her career as a diagnostic radiographer 14 years ago and then, in order to be more involved with patients, went on to do a Bsc (Hons.) in Therapy Radiography.  She has worked within private healthcare and the NHS and is passionate about patient care. She strives to ensure all woman affected by cervical cancer or cervical abnormalities receive optimal care and support.

Erna is responsible for engaging secondary care health professionals in the services provided by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust and ensuring woman affected are referred to the charity for support and information.

Date last updated: 
02 Dec 2013