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About our committees

Our committees have delegated responsibility to oversee the grant application process and monitor grants.

Each committee includes those with lived experience of cancer and those with specialist clinical research of care knowledge in the area (such as oncologists, nurses).

The research committee

The Research Committee reviews all applications and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees, who make the final decision on awarding funding. The committee members are:

  • Rob Coleman (chair)
  • Rebecca Andrews
  • Nicola Brown
  • Diana Greenfield
  • Tom McAughtrie
  • Dipak Patel
  • Paul Taylor
  • Clare Warnock
  • Niall Baker (ex officio)
  • Martin Wilkie
  • Nigel Beasley

Treatment and care committee

The Treatment and Care Committee reviews all applications and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees, who make the final decision on awarding funding. The committee members are:

  • Steve Wragg (chair)
  • Patricia Fisher
  • Janet Johnson
  • Pat McGrath
  • Sarah Jones

Small grant panel

The Small Grant Panel reviews all applications and makes the final decision on awarding funding. The panel members are all members of staff at the charity:

  • Emma Clarke, CEO
  • Darren Hayes, Head of Fundraising
  • Matt Hadley, Transport Manager
  • Vicky Butcher, Administration Assistant