Cancer Research UK appoints new Trustee

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK today announced the appointment of Catherine Brown as a Trustee

Catherine’s most recent role has been group strategy director of Lloyds Banking Group. She brings a wealth of experience in strategy and organisational change to Cancer Research UK, having previously been executive director HR at the Bank of England and chief operating officer of Apax Partners.

“I am delighted to welcome Catherine to our governing Council. She brings extensive strategy and management experience that will be hugely valuable.” - Michael Pragnell, chairman of Cancer Research UK

Catherine holds a law degree and a bachelor of commerce. Beginning her career in banking, she worked extensively in emerging economies before joining management consultancy firm McKinsey. Catherine left to run her own consultancy for five years before moving into private equity at Apax Partners.

Michael Pragnell, Chairman of Cancer Research UK, said: “I am delighted to welcome Catherine to our governing Council. She brings extensive strategy and management experience that will be hugely valuable. I look forward to working with her in support of the Charity and the achievement of its goals.”

Catherine is also a Trustee at Blue Cross and Chairman of The Plastic Economy, a manufacturer of low-cost prosthetic limbs from recycled plastic, in addition to her charity projects across the Himalayan regions.

All Trustee roles at Cancer Research UK are unremunerated.

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