Our senior leadership team
Equipped with knowledge, determination and guidance, our senior leadership team supports and drives our organisation forward to reaching our goal of saving lives and improving the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer.
Genevieve Edwards – Chief Executive
Genevieve has extensive voluntary sector experience and has held Board level communications and influencing positions in health charities since 2004, including as Executive Director for External Affairs and Nations for the MS Society, UK Director of Policy, Partnerships and Communications at Marie Stopes International and Executive Director of Communications, Fundraising and Health Improvement at Terrence Higgins Trust. Genevieve was Trustee of Neurological Alliance until the end of 2019.
Luke Squires – Director of Fundraising
Luke has 20 years' experience of working in both the commercial and charity sectors. He joined us in June 2012 as the Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships and joined the senior leadership team two years later as Director of Fundraising. Luke specialises in corporate, business development and relationship fundraising.
Dr Lisa Wilde – Director of Research and External Affairs
Lisa is a research scientist by training and, since leaving the lab, has spent the last 15 years leading on research management for cancer research charities. Lisa's expertise lies in research strategy, science communications and science policy. She oversees our Communications, Research, and Policy and Campaigns functions.
Catherine Winsor – Director of Services
Catherine is a teacher by training and after 10 years, swapped the classroom for the charity sector. She has worked in several health charities over the past 15 years, focused on mental health and cancer. Catherine's areas of expertise include patient support services and driving change across care pathways in the health system.
Siân Dawson – Director of Finance and Resources
Siân is a chartered accountant by training – having completed her qualifications at PwC, she has spent the last 10 years in a variety of roles across the not for profit sector. Siân’s areas of expertise include financial accounting, strategic and financial planning and performance reporting. She oversees our central Finance and Resources functions and is our Company Secretary.