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Senior Leadership Team

Emma Clarke

Chief Executive Officer

I am responsible for the work of the charity, ensuring that the strategy agreed by our Trustees is delivered.

Darren Hayes

Head of Fundraising

I head up the fundraising team at the charity, managing all aspects of the charity’s fundraising. This involves dealing with fundraisers and their needs for support, as well as being strategic in our approach to grow our fundraising capabilities.

Grace Rawson

PA to CEO and SLT

I support our Chief Executive Officer, Emma, and our Senior Leadership Team by managing, organising and attending key meetings, and supporting the wider charity and our Board of Trustees with key projects and activities.

Jackie Welsh, MSc, Chartered MCIPD

Head of HR & Business Services

I head up all aspects of the employee lifecycle, human resources and operations at the charity.

Cancer Services Team

Emily Howarth

Head of Cancer Support Services (Interim)

My main role is to provide emotional support, information and advice to individuals affected by cancer at any stage in the patient pathway, as well as their family members, friends and carers.

Vicky Brady (RN)

Senior Healthcare Professional

My main role is to provide emotional support, information and advice to anyone affected by cancer at any stage of treatment and beyond. I also take the lead in bereavement support.

Fran Ball (RN)

Senior Healthcare Professional

As a Healthcare professional my key role is to support cancer patients and their families through all parts of their journey, from diagnosis, to treatment and beyond.

Sarah Walsh

Cancer Information and Support Coordinator

My role at Weston Park Cancer Charity is based at Weston Park Cancer Support, within the care service.

Lauren Bell

Information and Support Advisor (HCP)

My role involves emotional support, while also offering information and advice to cancer patients and their loved ones.

Faye McDool

Service Development and Engagement Manager

My role is a completely new position to the charity, as part of the Charity's Outreach Project. My role will include the development of the Outreach service, which is dedicated to tackling health inequalities and which ultimately hopes to bring the support the centre offers, into communities.

Fundraising and Marketing

Hannah Dibble

Fundraising and Events Assistant

I love interacting with our fundraisers as everyone I speak to has a personal connection and reason for supporting Weston Park.

Niamh Markey

Events and Fundraising Assistant

I work in the fundraising team to ensure that our events run smoothly, and meet, greet and look after the wonderful people who want to fundraise for the charity.

Talya Stitcher

Fundraising and Events Assistant

I cover front of house and administrative work for the fundraising team, so if you call to speak to them, you’ll probably get me on the phone! This includes taking donations, registering fundraisers, and making sure our supporters get the materials they need to put on fantastic fundraising events.

People & Business Services

Charlie Whitfield

Operations Officer

I’m part of the operations team at the charity and carry out a diverse role. My job is hugely diverse and no two days are the same.

Megan Hughes

Volunteer & HR Coordinator

I work within the HR team and my role is to make sure that our staff have a great experience working at the charity. We endeavour to support staff and volunteers in every way we can.

Sara Bean

Administrative Assistant

I am responsible for administrative support across the charity, supporting behind the scenes in our HR team, as well as supporting colleagues on the front desk at Weston Park Cancer Support and the Charity Hub.