Anita Jethwa - Exhibitions Manager

Anita has worked with individual and corporate partnerships for the last five and a half years. She has cultivated these relationships across a variety of different business sectors. Anita supports the Stroke Association to create and set up our wide range of annual events which benefit both businesses and stroke survivors alike.

Get in touch with Anita on anita.jethwa@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Catherine Gowers - Account Director (Royal Mail)


Catherine has worked for a number of different charities for over seven years, most recently managing the high profile partnership between Sainsbury’s and The Royal British Legion. Catherine has also managed partnerships with a number of household names including Hovis, B&Q, Elizabeth Arden and National Express.

Catherine currently heads up the team that are responsible for the partnership with Royal Mail.

Get in touch with Catherine on catherine.gowers@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Christelle Sears - Account Manager (Royal Mail)


Christelle joined us at the beginning of our partnership with Royal Mail, coming from an extensive background in the events industry. Christelle worked predominantly in the corporate sector with a mixture of industry leaders from pharmaceutical companies to consumer brands such as LG, BMW and Mars.

In her spare time, Christelle keeps an interest in the events industry by working as Operations Manager on the largest Surf and Music festival in North Devon. 

Get in touch with Christelle on christelle.sears@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Claire Stone - Business Development Manager


Claire has spent the last five years of her career in the corporate sector, working across insight and marketing roles in the FMCG, retail and energy sectors. She has a strong background in account management and development, working with large organisations such as Sainsbury’s, Asda, P&G and British Gas. She is using her experience to empower businesses to unlock the beneficial opportunities that exist for them at the Stroke Association.

Get in touch with Claire on claire.stone@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Katherine Warner – Business Development Manager


Katherine has been working in corporate partnerships for the last four and a half years. She has been an account manager for a range of partners across different sectors and worked on multi-million pound partnerships including with the Co-operative Group. She has delivered partnerships from Charity of the Year to cause related marketing and sponsorship. Prior to joining the team at the Stroke Association, Katherine worked in the private sector and a range of charities.

Get in touch with Katherine on katherine.warner@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Lisa Brown - Internal Communications and PR Officer (Royal Mail)

Lisa has worked in charity communications for three years. She has a broad fundraising background from her time at the NSPCC and is now focused on corporate fundraising for Royal Mail with us.  Working on internal communications for Royal Mail is a varied and exciting role as they have multiple channels that are unique to them. 

Get in touch with Lisa on lisa.brown@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Lucinda Shaw - Interim Head of Corporate Partnerships


Lucinda has worked in the voluntary sector for many years holding senior fundraising roles in organisations as diverse as Sense, Bliss, RNID (now Action on Hearing Loss), RedR, The London Community Foundation and The Deborah Hutton Campaign where she was their first director. She now combines covering interim management roles with working for The Leadership Trust and developing her coaching practice.

Get in touch with Lucinda on lucinda.shaw@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Siobhan Casson - Business Development Manager

Siobhan has worked in the corporate sector for six years in market research and consumer insight companies. She has experience  in new business, client development and account planning across a broad range of markets including FMCG, travel, sports, entertainment, media, packaging and retail. Siobhan will use her varied experience to build strong strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships.

Get in touch with Siobhan on siobhan.casson@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

Victoria Prince-White - Commercial Ventures Development Manager

Vicky has worked in corporate fundraising for us for four years. She focuses on commercial partnerships with companies who sell products and services which are useful for stroke survivors and their families. Vicky has worked in the charity sector for eight years and before that worked in commercial radio.

Get in touch with Vicky on victoria.prince-white@stroke.org.uk or 020 7566 0300.

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