Past Trustees

Our past trustees were all volunteers who helped to form the governing body of our charity. They brought a wealth of expertise and personal experience to ensure that the needs of those living with advanced breast cancer are at the forefront of all we do.

  • Julie PhillipsView

    Julie Phillips

    9 July 1958 – 26 September 2015

    Julie was a commercially focused sales and marketing director who had a number of high level roles within the holiday and leisure industry. She was sales and marketing director of Oasis Villages and Warner Holidays before leaving in 2004 to set up her own consultancy. She had considerable start up experience and was responsible for the transformation of Forest Holidays into a leading provider of self-catering holiday lodge sites and undertook the successful launch and roll out of the Malaysian budget hotel brand, Tune Hotels, into the UK market.


  • Karen YorkeView

    Karen Yorke

    24 December 1958 - 26 October 2016

    Karen was a lawyer who trained in a high street practice and then spent 13 years at a large city firm dealing with commercial property before moving to the Land Registry where she specialised in disputes and complex complaints. Her final years in work were spent in the counter fraud unit where she acted as a liaison between the Land Registry, the police, government agencies, external lawyers and counter fraud agencies.


  • Sue StocksleyView

    Sue Stocksley

    4 January 1955 – 12 December 2015

    Sue had a nursing background and was a Practice Nurse for many years before specialising in Diabetes. Alongside her nursing role she was an NVQ assessor for healthcare support workers and also an EXTEND teacher running seated exercise classes for less able-bodied and older people. Sue always involved herself in the wider issues around the NHS and was the elected clinical governance nurse representative for her local Primary Care Trust and practice nurse member of her local vaccine/immunisation committee. Sue took ill health retirement in 2011 when she was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer.


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