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.




Community Engagement and Events FundraiserLauren Collins

Lauren joined Pelican in October 2016 as our Community Engagement and Events Fundraiser. She has previously worked for a local Hampshire charity and has significant experience in community, corporate and events fundraising. Lauren will be managing all Pelican fundraising events and really raising Pelican Cancer Foundation’s profile within the community.



Marketing and Course Officer: Maddie Maggs

Maddie joined the Pelican Cancer Foundation in October 2016. Previously working in marketing and volunteering with a number of local charities, Maddie is responsible for  Pelican’s marketing activities and course organisation. Maddie is the person to contact if  you would like to explore how your organisation can benefit from partnering with Pelican courses.


Jo PartridgeTrust Fundraiser: Jo Partridge

Jo joined Pelican in August 2015. She had previously been the Trust Fundraiser for a Hampshire based disability support charity.  She has a real passion for fundraising and will be working with Pelican’s trust and foundation supporters, gaining support for our research and education programmes.


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.