Our management team
Rob joined Jo’s in 2008 and has over 25 years' experience working for health care charities. He brings a range of skills to the charity from senior management, service development, fundraising, public affairs, strategy and communications. Rob has overseen a period of sustained growth and development including: income increasing by over 900%, the development of new support services, a wide range of popular and award winning health information, implemented a major rebrand and running successful high profile awareness campaigns. In addition, the charity has built positive relationships with key funders, media, policy and health influencers and Rob sits on a number of influential committees across the UK.
Head of Support Services and Deputy Chief Executive
Since joining the charity in 2009, Rebecca has been responsible for growing and developing its support services exponentially. Her work includes identifying ways in which to better support women and their loved ones affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities and investing in volunteers to enable the charity to reach even more women than ever before. With a specialist focus in the cancer patient experience, she recently ran the largest ever survey to identify the needs of women affected by cervical cancer which as helped Jo’s to campaign for better patient outcomes. As Deputy Chief Executive, Rebecca also has input in the charity’s strategic direction.
Head of Health Information and Engagement
Claire oversees the Health Information and Engagement Department at Jo’s. She is responsible for the development of the charity's health information as well as building outreach programmes to the general public to increase awareness of cervical cancer and ways to prevent the disease. Her team focus on reducing health inequalities by producing targeted resources and leading public engagement programmes to help create informed choice. Claire is passionate about engaging clinicians, patients and charities in conversation and working with them to develop new information and service provisions. She has a special interest in health literacy, communication of health information, cancer patient experience, long term consequences of cancer treatment and patient access to clear easy to read information.
Head of Communications and Public Affairs
Kate joined Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust in December 2015 following previous roles in public relations and public health policy and communications. She leads the Communications and Public Affairs team at the charity, and is responsible for shouting about what we do. The team are responsible for all aspects of digital communications, media relations, campaigns, public affairs and branding, and lead on the national awareness campaigns Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and Cervical Screening Awareness Week. Kate is always trying to come up with new ways to increase awareness of cervical cancer prevention along with ensuring that those affected get the best possible support, treatment and care.
Head of Fundraising
Emilia joined Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust at the end of 2017. She started her career in the corporate sector working for the Financial Times and moved in to the charity sector as a corporate fundraiser for ChildLine in 2001. Since then she has worked with charities focussed on children and young people, women’s health and disability across a number of fundraising disciplines specialising in Philanthropy and Partnerships. Emilia is passionate about building strong, meaningful relationships with supporters of all kinds and of putting them at the heart of fundraising.