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Meet the team

Meet the team behind Yorkshire’s very own cancer research charity.


Chief Executive, Dr Kathryn Scott

Kathryn CEO excerptAs Chief Executive, Kathryn has overall responsibility for Yorkshire Cancer Research. Kathryn has taken up the post having spent three years developing and delivering a new research strategy to ensure the work we do delivers the maximum benefit to cancer patients.
Prior to joining Yorkshire Cancer Research in 2008, Kathryn was a post-doctoral scientist for ten years and has a degree and PhD in molecular biology.

Company Secretary, Morgan Williams

Morgan is responsible for compliance and governance and fulfils the role of Company Secretary.
Prior to joining the charity in 2009, Morgan was a partner in a Leeds commercial law firm where he advised Yorkshire Cancer Research amongst other charities.

Commercial Director, Juliet Glendinning

Juliet Glendinning excerptJuliet leads the Fundraising, Marketing and Communication teams. She has 25 years’ strategic marketing experience gained in financial services and, since 2008, has provided consultancy to wide-ranging businesses including not-for-profit organisations and charities.
Juliet has a degree in Combined Studies from Liverpool University and post-graduate diploma qualifications in marketing, banking and in counselling skills – which she studied to support her volunteering work with two different mental and physical health charities.

Director of Finance & Administration, Joanne Mornin

Joanne Mornin excerptJoanne qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 with Arthur Andersen, having gained a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Law from Manchester University. She has over 20 years Finance experience with senior roles at General Electric as well as in the Automotive, Brewing and Haircare industries.

Director of Research & Services, Stuart Griffiths

Stuart GriffithsStuart leads the Research and Services team having previously been Assisstant Director of Research and Strategy at Breast Cancer Now and having spent the last year on secondment as the Head of Strategy and Initiatives at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI). He is also a 2014 Close Social Fellow, having been selected to take part in the prestigious Clore Social Leadership Programme.

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