Meet the Team

The Fundraising Department is made up of a team of 5 who in turn are supported in their work by an army of willing volunteers!


Lesley Woodhead (Head of Fundraising)

Lesley joined the Team in April 2013 to develop corporate and event fundraising and has gone on to take the role of Head of Fundraising for the Countess Charity.

01244 364505 or


Ngozi Ikoku (Trust and Legacy Fundraiser)

Ngozi is responsible for fundraising from grant making charitable trusts and foundations and managing the legacies left to the hospital through gifts in Wills.  Ngozi is the main point of contact for Trust and Probate solicitors and the executors of Wills. Ngozi would love to hear from you if you would like to leave a gift in your Will to The Countess Charity or if you have links with a charitable trust that would be interested in supporting us with a grant.


 01244 365685 or


Kathy Kenney (Community and Events Fundraiser)

Kathy is our Community & Events fundraiser and is responsible for liaising with the local community, whether it is to help them organise fundraising events for the hospital or to promote our various appeals. 

01244 366672 or


Angie Lopez (Community and Events Fundraiser)

Angie is our Community & Events fundraiser supporting schools, clubs, pubs and Individual fundraisers in their efforts to fundraise for all areas of the hospital.

01244 366672 or

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Nicola Stubbs (Database and Donor Development Officer)

Nicola is responsible for the charity's social networking sites and online donations. Nicola also produces regular e-newsletters to send out to our supporters and manages the fundraising database.

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 And of course our lovely volunteers...