Head of Charities, People’s Postcode Lottery

Laura Chow has been head of charities at People's Postcode Lottery since May 2018, where she manages 18 charitable trusts, each with its own individual board of trustees, and develops long-term funding partnerships. As the appointed executive manager of all 18 trusts, Laura is responsible for ensuring that People's Postcode Lottery delivers on its objectives as an external lottery manager. She also plays a pivotal role in the governance and compliance of the trusts. Joining the lottery in September 2016 as deputy head of charities, Laura brings a wealth of experience in fundraising, volunteer programmes and grant funding. She has managed community initiatives across Asia Pacific with Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, as well as working in the sustainability team at RBS within the UK.