Who I joined the Richard Dimbleby Cancer Fund in 2011 as Communications Manager for Dimbleby Cancer Care before becoming Director in 2013. My previous roles include an Account Manager at ad agency HHCL, Digital Editor at Dorling Kindersley and 10 years as an event florist.
Where Originally from Bath, I moved to London in 1992 and now live in South London with my 2 year old rescue dog.
Why The development of Cancer Care Map has been incredibly rewarding, to be able to help connect people with support services big and small all over the UK. We meet so many inspiring people who make such a difference to people when they need it most.
Who I joined the Richard Dimbleby Cancer Fund in 2013 managing the finance and operations of the charity and became a Director of Cancer Care Map in 2019 and continue to oversee charity operations. Previous to joining the charity, I worked across multiple industries, health, social care, manufacturing and several technology businesses where I developed marketing and operations strategies. I also led Department of health marketing communications across the NHS for two years.
Where I have lived in London for the last 20 years, having been brought up in Holland and spent periods living in Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, France and Devon. With my husband and 8 year old labrador, I enjoy travelling the UK looking for great beaches and mountains to walk.
Why Developing Cancer Care Map has been the most rewarding project I have worked on in my career. It is so simple, so needed and can help so many people.
Who I joined Dimbleby Cancer Care at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2010 and worked as a receptionist and support officer there for 7 years, where I had a lot of face to face contact with patients. I joined the Cancer Care Map team in 2017 and I currently manage the content on the website.
Where I was born and bred in London where I currently live with my 3 children. I am also a dancer. It is a great passion of mine and I teach dance in my spare time.
Why I feel I am contributing to something worthwhile working for Cancer Care Map. Helping people from all backgrounds to source the services that they need, easily and accessibly can really make a huge impact to people and their wellbeing. I find this is really enriching.