Kate Collins, Chief Executive
Kate Collins was appointed as CEO of Teenage Cancer Trust in 2018. She aims to ensure Teenage Cancer Trust delivers on our ambitious strategy to help more young people with cancer. With a background in marketing and fundraising, Kate works closely with our Senior Leadership Team to make sure all funds raised are being used to make the biggest difference to the lives of young people with cancer in the UK.
Ben Sundell, Head of Policy and Public Affairs
Ben leads Teenage Cancer Trust’s influencing work to ensure the needs of young people with cancer are communicated to the Government, the NHS and key decision makers, and to bring about changes to help them. He does this by considering evidence, forming our evidence based public policy positions, developing and maintaining good relationships with stakeholders and advocating for the needs and concerns of the young people we support. He also helps to drive change and encourage the public to support campaigns to help young people with cancer.
Paul Brown, Director of Marketing and Communications
Paul is responsible for overseeing all of Teenage Cancer Trust’s marketing and communications activity, which aims to engage our audiences and inform them about the support we provide young people with cancer. He ensures that all work is in line with the overall organisational strategy and is in line with the needs of all young people with cancer.
Louise Soanes, Director of Services
Throughout her career, Louise has worked in a variety of clinical, managerial and academic roles. Before joining as the charity’s Director of Services, Louise held the position of Nurse Consultant at UCLH (University College London Hospitals) caring for teenagers and young adults with cancer. Louise is focused on working with both the charity and the NHS to offer specialist support for young people and their families as they face cancer.