Our Members

Cancer Research UK’s constitution provides for the appointment of 100 Members of the charity. Members are similar to the shareholders of a company.

They are entitled to attend all general meetings of Cancer Research UK (including the AGM) and their most significant formal duty is the election of the Trustees.

When Cancer Research UK was formed in 2002 the Trustees, who were the original 20 founding Members of the charity, appointed a further 60 Members, bringing the total to 80. View a list of the current 94 Members, including our Trustees.

Together the Members embody a broad range of relevant skills, experience and backgrounds, from business and the arts, finance, science and health care. They are chosen not to represent particular fields, but as individuals who are supportive of the aims and objects of the charity.

Some of the Members were previously formally associated with the Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and because they were enthusiastic in their support of the new charity were invited to maintain a connection with it.

Others were selected by the new Cancer Research UK Trustee body because of their interest in or knowledge of cancer research and associated health issues and because of their sympathy with the aims of the charity.

The following are currently Members of CR-UK

  • Mrs Carol Arrowsmith
  • Professor Michael Arthur DM FRCP FMedSci PFHEA
  • Dr Nighat Awan OBE
  • Ms Anne Baldock LLB
  • Sir David Barnes CBE
  • Ms Wendy Becker BA MBA
  • Professor Sir John Bell GBE FRS FMedSci
  • Lady Benson OBE JP DL
  • Professor Doctor Anton Berns
  • Professor Sir Adrian Bird CBE FRS FRSE
  • Professor Colin C Bird CBE FRSE
  • Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz MA PhD FRS FRCP FMedSci
  • Carolyn Bradley MA (Cantab)
  • Catherine Brown LLB(Hons)
  • Ms Helen Calcraft BA(Hons) MBA
  • Professor Sir Kenneth Calman KCB DL FRSE
  • Sir Philip H M Campbell PhD BSc MSc DSc FInstP FRAS
  • Professor Sir David C Carter MD FRCS(Ed) FRSE
  • Peter Chambré Esq.
  • Professor Tim J H Clark MD BSc FRCP FCGI
  • Sir David Cooksey GBE
  • Professor Suzanne Cory AC PhD FAA FRS
  • Mrs Sherry Coutu CBE
  • Dr Adrian Crellin MA FRCR FRCP
  • James Crosby BA
  • Professor Dame Sally Davies DBE FMedSci FRS
  • Sir John Egan DL FRAeS FCIT FCIPS
  • Professor Alexander Eggermont MD PhD
  • Lord Fink of Northwood
  • Professor the Rt Hon Baroness Finlay of Llandaff FRCP FRCGP
  • Dr Susan Foden MA DPhil
  • Roy WJ Foster FCA
  • Sir Roger Gibbs Kt KCMG
  • Professor Peter Goodfellow DPhil FRS
  • Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
  • Richard Anthony Griffiths Esq.
  • Professor Sue Griffiths DCR(T) HDCR(T) FCR(Hon) Bed (Hon) MRCR PhD
  • Professor Keith Gull CBE FRS FMedSci
  • Dr Russell Hamilton CBE DSc(Hons) FFPH
  • Mrs Colleen Harris MVO DL FRSA
  • Ms Liz Hewitt FCA BSc(Econ)
  • Dr Trevor Hince
  • Professor Stephen T Holgate CBE FMedSci
  • The Rt Hon The Lord Jenkin of Roding Hon FRSE
  • Professor Sir Bruce Keogh KBE
  • Professor Jonathan K C Knowles
  • Dr Sir Ralph Kohn FRS FRAM FMedSci HonFRCP DSc(hc) DMus
  • Professor Sir Alan Langlands FRSE
  • Dr Melanie G Lee CBE BSc DSc(Hon) FMedSci
  • Oscar M Lewisohn FCIB
  • David Lindsell FCA
  • The Rt Hon The Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT PC FRSE
  • Charles Manby MA MBA
  • Professor Sir Alex Markham DSc FRCP FRCPath FMedSci
  • Roger Matthews ACA BSocSci
  • Mrs Jill May
  • Dr Ruth McKernan CBE
  • Mrs Judith Mellor OBE
  • Mrs Stephanie Moore MBE
  • Professor Sir Peter Morris AC FRS FRCS
  • Sir David K Newbigging OBE
  • Sir Paul Nurse FRS
  • Dame Bridget Ogilvie AC DBE FRS
  • Andrew Palmer FCA
  • Dr Keith F Palmer OBE
  • Lady Hayat Palumbo
  • Anthony H Percival FCA
  • Professor Sir Keith Peters FRCP FRS FMedSci
  • Sir Joseph Pilling KCB
  • Professor Sir Bruce Ponder FRCP FMedSci FRS
  • Michael Pragnell MA MBA
  • Professor Sir George Radda CBE FRS
  • Dr Carole Rawlinson
  • Miss Kate Reardon
  • Dr Andrew Richards CBE CChem
  • Professor Sir Michael Richards CBE MD FRCP
  • Gerald M Ronson CBE Hon DCL Hon PhD
  • Professor Dame Nancy J Rothwell DBE DSc FRS FMedSci FRSB
  • Professor Peter Selby CBE DSc MD FMedSci FRCP
  • Rob Smith CB
  • Dr Michael Soukop OBE FRCP
  • Mrs Leah J Sowden FCA DChA
  • Derek C Stewart OBE
  • Clive Strowger OBE FCA
  • Professor Dame Jean Thomas DBE CBE ScD FRS FMedSci FLSW
  • Professor Jeffrey Tobias MD FRCP FRCR
  • Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci
  • Guy Weston Esq.
  • Sir Nigel Wicks GCB CVO CBE
  • Roger Wilson CBE MD(hc) LLD(hc)
  • Professor The Lord Winston of Hammersmith FRCOG Hon FREng FMedSci DSc
  • Sir Andrew Witty
  • Mrs Polly Wood MBE
  • Francis E Worsley OBE FCA

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