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.
Chief Executive: James MacBain
James has been involved with education and training for nearly 30 years. Early in his career, James worked in Southern Africa with agricultural development charities. He subsequently worked in Higher Education for 15 years, latterly in senior roles with responsibility for international activities. More recently, James ran a charity supporting the education and emotional wellbeing of children of veteran and current Scottish Armed Forces personnel before going on to manage two further charities.
Finance Administrator: Richard Moore
Richard joined Pelican Cancer Foundation in November 2015 as our Finance Administrator. Richard has previously worked in finance for not for profit organisations. Richard ensures that all ‘the books’ are all up to date and provide all the information and regularity for the charity finances to keep going.
Trust and Legacy Fundraiser: Catherine Olley
Catherine joined us 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. Catherine also manages legacies that are left to us.
PA to Professor R.J Heald: Auriol Horne
Auriol joined Pelican Cancer Foundation to help with administration and to support Professor Bill Heald. Auriol has previously worked at the Hampshire Clinic and in the city. She has exceptional language skills, most notably, speaking Japanese.
Pelican Film Society Founder: Juliet Crawley
Previously the Administrator for the charity, Juliet runs the Pelican Film Society. She organises monthly showings of popular films on Pelican’s big screen, raising substantial funds for the Pelican Cancer Foundation since its inception.