Marina Jones is currently interim Head of Membership and Fundraising Appeals at the Royal Opera House. Since 2008 she has raised funds from trusts and foundations at the Royal Opera House working on three major capital campaigns, audience engagement, apprentices, endowment, learning and participation andcore support. She has 18 years’ experience raising funds for arts and cultural charities including the Lyric Hammersmith, Polka Theatre and the Orange Tree. She has raised money for core work, education and access initiatives, capital projects and even toilets She’s a member of the UK IoF Convention Board and Governor for Dr Pusey’s Memorial Fund. She has an MA with distinction in Philanthropic Studies from the University of Kent.