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Meet the Team

Our team is dedicated to helping primary care professionals detect cancer earlier

We are experienced, multi-disciplinary, always open to new ideas and unafraid to push boundaries.

Dr Catherine Heaven

Education Director

Cathy is our Education Director and played an instrumental role in the creation of GatewayC.

Dr Sarah Taylor

GP Lead

Sarah is one of our GP Leads and a Cancer Research UK GP.

Dr Rebecca Leon

GP Lead

Rebecca is one of our GP Leads, an educator at The Christie School of Oncology, and a specialist doctor at Francis House Children’s Hospice.

Alice Bowden

Programme Lead

Alice is our Programme Lead, ensuring sustainability of the GatewayC programme through effective collaboration with external partners and ambitious expansion plans.

Morgan Walsh

Education Manager

Morgan is our Education Manager and a teacher by profession, who ensures all our learning materials are of the highest standard.

Natasha Aylwin

Marketing Manager

Natasha manages our marketing team and account functions. She’s our go-to if we want our content to pop and if we are running an ambitious campaign.

Louise Harbord

Account Manager

Louise is our Account Manager who is the lead contact for cancer alliances and other stakeholders across England and Wales. She has also recently produced our latest podcast series.

Olivia Smith

Media Production Manager

Olivia is our Media Production Manager. She is responsible for the production, filming, and editing of our media output.

Chimdinma Onwuegbu

Senior Data Analyst

Chimdinma is our data analyst. She is our go-to when it comes deriving insights from data and tracking our programme performance.

Beth Pettipher

Education Developer

Beth is our Education Developer and a teacher by profession. She creates new courses and reviews our content from an academic standpoint to ensure we deliver high quality education.

Amanda Hildreth

Digital Manager

Amanda is our Digital Manager and plays a key role in developing our online presence.

Jess Keenan

Education Coordinator

Jess is our Education Coordinator. She provides support across all of our educational resources, engaging with our stakeholders and monitoring user feedback to underpin quality assurance and maintain high standards.

Saira Khalifa

Project Support Officer

Saira is our Project Support Officer with a background in the delivery of clinical trials. She supports all aspects of education delivery.

Chris O’Brien

Marketing & Communications Officer

Chris is our Marketing and Communications Officer and supports all aspects of our marketing activity.

Shaunna Devanney

Senior Programme Administrator

Shaunna is our Senior Programme Administrator and supports operational/service excellence.

Amy McQueen

Graphic Designer

Amy is our Graphic Designer and plays a key role in designing our visual communications.

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