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Last updated October 2019

Our Staff

Meet your friendly team at ACO

Donal Watkin - Chief Executive

Donal began his career with not for profit organisations in Northern Ireland and the U.S. before moving to the U.K. membership sector. There he worked with organisations ranging from the CBI to global professional services networks, developing and supporting their growth and encouraging greater collaboration levels between members. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Ulster and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Kent.

Donal brings extensive experience in the leadership and senior management of membership organisations, with a focus on strategic planning, marketing communication and membership development and retention. He also sits as Trustee of both Mid-Kent MIND and Borden Grammar School.

Hannah Page  - Marketing & Communications Manager 

Hannah manages communications, marketing, PR and content for ACO. This includes managing the website, overseeing ACO's social media accounts, managing ACO's PR and marketing strategy, helping organise events and writing/editing editions of ACO's newsletter Charity News Review. 

Hannah worked in a media production company for five years, where she was responsible for their in-house PR, content creation and licencing. Prior to this, she worked as a Research Assistant for The Centre for Human Rights in Practice at Warwick Law School, assisting the centre with creating reports and resources for charities and public bodies in the Coventry area. After completing her Law Degree at The University at Warwick, she also spent time working for the charity Asylum Aid.

Jenni Hancock - Bookkeeper

Jenni joins ACO with more than 20 years’ experience in finance and treasury. Her previous roles   include Treasury Supervisor, Cashiering Manager and Accounts Manager. She has worked in various settings, including life assurance, financial services, property accounts, higher education and charity.

Jenni spent 8 years as a Trust Fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society before relocating from London to Norwich and returning to accounts work. She currently provides freelance support to a local charity and a small business in addition to her part-time role with ACO.