Our spokespeople

Our spokespeople can provide comment on the issues faced by young people with cancer and all aspects of our work.

Kate Collins, Chief Executive

Kate Collins

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.

Paul Brown, Director of Marketing and Communications

Paul Brown, Director of Marketing & 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, Chief Nurse

Dr Louise Soanes, Chief Nurse

Throughout her career, Louise has worked in a variety of clinical, managerial and academic roles. Before joining Teenage Cancer Trust, 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.