Our team


Sarah_Crane_CEO_teamChief Executive: Sarah Crane

Sarah Crane joined the Pelican Cancer Foundation in March 2008. She was previously Chief Executive of the Army Families Federation. Sarah’s role is to translate the charity’s objectives into actions. To achieve this, there is an annual curriculum of courses and meetings for clinicians and members of the multi-disciplinary team to discuss and develop advances in cancer treatments. Sarah works closely with the Research Review Panel to maintain the charity’s research portfolio of worthwhile studies that advance our understanding of current treatment for rectal, liver and prostate cancers. 


Richard Moore

Richard's role is to make sure that ‘the books’ are all up to date and provide all the information and regularity for the charity finances to keep going. To view the charity’s annual accounts, click here.




Courses and Events ManagerLauren Collins

Lauren joined Pelican in October 2016 after 6 years of working for a local Hampshire hospice charity. During this time she gained significant experience in community, corporate and events fundraising. Lauren will be managing and looking to expand Pelican’s calendar of clinical courses and fundraising events.


Communications and mediaDonna Jones

Whether it’s cutting-edge clinical research, a successful course, individual accomplishments or updates about our fabulous fundraising events, Donna is ready to spread the news about the fantastic achievements at Pelican. An experienced copywriter and public relations professional, Donna writes news releases, social media and website words, and other articles to help raise the charity’s profile and keep Pelican in the public eye.


Tim Lockwood

Community and Corporate FundraiserTim Lockwood

Tim joined the Pelican Cancer foundation in 2017 to become the Community and Corporate fundraiser. Previously Tim worked as a Police Officer before going into the charity sector where he spent 13 years managing a number of different charities in the Hampshire and Surry regions. Tim’s role is to work at raising the profile of the Pelican Cancer Foundation within the different community and business sectors.


Catharine Olley

Trust and Foundations FundraiserCatherine Olley

Catherine joined Pelican in June 2017 as our Trust Fundraiser. Catherine’s role is to develop lasting relationships with charitable trusts and foundations who’s charitable support aligns with Pelican’s aims.


Miranda Green

Comms and Marketing OfficerMiranda Green

Miranda is responsible for marketing and communications at Pelican and joined us in August 2017. She has over 16 years’ experience across a broad range of sectors, primarily in Healthcare and IT.


Edward Eden

VolunteerEdward Eden






Auriol HornePA: Auriol Horne

Auriol has joined Pelican to help with the administration of the charity and to help Prof Bill Heald. Auriol has previous worked at the Hampshire Clinic and in the City. She has exceptional language skills, most noticeably speaking Japanese.


Juliet_Crawley_teamPelican Film Society Founder: Juliet Crawley

Previously the Administrator at Pelican, Juliet runs the Pelican Film Society - it now has over a hundred members. She organises monthly showings of ‘out of the ordinary’/foreign films on Pelican’s big screen, raising substantial funds for the Pelican Cancer Foundation since its inception.


Pelican Centre:

We are situated in a purpose-built centre - the Ark in Basingstoke - where we have state-of-the-art teaching facilities, including high definition video links to operating theatres. Live surgery can be shown to groups of up to 180 delegates involved in the care and treatment of patients with bowel, pelvic and liver cancers. We also have dedicated research offices where we coordinate international multi-centred research studies.