Introducing the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance team

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Senior Management Team

David Shackley
David ShackleyDirector
Claire O’Rourke
Claire O’RourkeManaging Director
Alison Armstrong
Alison Armstrong Associate Director
John Wareing
John WareingStrategic Director (Interim)
Susannah Penney
Susannah Penney Associate Medical Director
Clare Garnsey
Clare GarnseyAssociate Medical Director
Matt Evison
Matt Evison Associate Medical Director
Ali Jones
Ali JonesDirector of Cancer Commissioning and Early Diagnosis
Lisa Galligan-Dawson
Lisa Galligan-Dawson Director of Performance
Suzanne Lilley
Suzanne Lilley Programme Director for Workforce and Education
Sarah Taylor
Sarah TaylorAssociate Medical Director - Primary Care
Anna Perkins
Anna PerkinsCommunications and Engagement Lead
Susan Todd
Susan ToddProgramme Director, Transformation
Freya Driver
Freya DriverProgramme Director, Personalised Care


Rachel Allen
Rachel AllenPathway Manager
Claire Goldrick
Claire GoldrickPathway Manager
Jane Cronin
Jane CroninPathway Manager
Alexandra Riley
Alexandra RileyPathway Manager
Jennie Roche
Jennie RochePathway Manager
Louise Farnworth
Louise FarnworthPathway Manager
Jaqueline Lavelle
Jaqueline LavellePathway Support Officer
Niki Jones
Niki JonesPathway Support Officer

Project Teams

Clare Jordan
Clare JordanProject Manager for MDT Reform
Claire Robinson
Claire RobinsonPathway Improvement Project Manager - Breast Services

Faster Diagnosis Programme

Sarah Hulme
Sarah HulmeCancer Performance Delivery Officer
Karen Hodgson
Karen Hodgson Project Manager
Jenna Lane
Jenna LaneProject Manager
Sarah Lyon
Sarah LyonProject Manager
Kerry Porter
Kerry PorterProject Manager

Personalised Care

Michelle Leach
Michelle LeachProgramme Lead, Living Well With Cancer
Miranda Breen
Miranda BreenPersonalised Care Manager
Andrea Webber
Andrea WebberPersonalised Care Manager
Simran Dhaliwal
Simran DhaliwalPersonalised Care Manager
Lisa Heys
Lisa HeysProject Support Officer, Personalised Care

Workforce and Education

Jess Docksey
Jess DockseyWorkforce and Education Programme Lead
Molly Pipping
Molly PippingSenior Programme Lead for Education
Louise Retout
Louise RetoutWorkforce and Education Project Manager
Siobhan Doherty
Siobhan Doherty Workforce and Education Project Support Officer
Claire Clarkson
Claire ClarksonWorkforce and Education Project Manager
Jack Quinn
Jack QuinnWorkforce and Education Project Manager
Sophie Moore
Sophie MooreTeam Administrator
Samina Asif
Samina AsifWorkforce and Education Assistant Project Manager
Ellen Macwilliams
Ellen MacwilliamsCancer Academy Education Programme Support Officer
Tilly Hewitt
Tilly HewittCancer Academy Education & Marketing Coordinator
Gina Madera
Gina MaderaAcute Oncology Education Project Manager

Early Diagnosis and Primary Care

Oliver Butterworth
Oliver ButterworthTargeted Lung Health Checks Project Manager
Paul Keeling
Paul KeelingPrimary Care and Cancer Project Manager
Sophie Walker
Sophie WalkerPathway Improvement Project Manager
Dan Clark
Dan ClarkHealth Inequalities Manager
Lauren Kelly
Lauren KellyProject Support Officer
Liam Hagerty
Liam HagertyProject Support Officer - Health Inequalities

Communications and Engagement
(including Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement)

Alison Foxley
Alison FoxleyCommunications and Engagement Manager
Ali Barbuti
Ali BarbutiCommunications and Engagement Manager
Katie Galvin
Katie GalvinCommunications and Engagement Officer
Naomi Roussak
Naomi RoussakPatient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Manager
Rebecca Finley
Rebecca FinleyUser Involvement Manager
Joe Wiecha
Joe WiechaProject Support Officer: Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement

Cancer Intelligence Team

Philip Graham
Philip GrahamBI Manager
David Holderness
David Holderness Deputy BI Manager
Chris Repperday
Chris Repperday Data Manager
Christina Dimitrakaki
Christina Dimitrakaki BI Analyst
Sagar Vasandani
Sagar VasandaniBI Analyst
Anna Hooper
Anna HooperBI Analyst


Stella Ruddick
Stella RuddickSenior Team Administrator
Sarah Carr (mat leave)
Sarah Carr (mat leave)Senior Team Administrator
Lydia Edwards
Lydia EdwardsSenior Team Administrator

Clinical Leads (Projects)

Rhidian Bramley
Rhidian Bramley
Kate Williams
Kate Williams
MDT Reform
 Lydia Briggs
Lydia Briggs
Personalised Care

Clinical Leads (Pathways)

Catherine McBain
Catherine McBain
Brain and Central Nervous System
David Thomson
David Thomson
Head and Neck
Clare Garnsey
Clare Garnsey
Anne Armstrong
Anne Armstrong
Deputy Clinical Lead – Breast
Louise Brown
Louise Brown
 Thomas Satyadas
Thomas Satyadas
Roger Prudham
Roger Prudham
Chelliah Selvasekah
Chelliah Selvasekah
Deputy Clinical Lead – Colorectal
Amit Kumar
Amit Kumar
Sotonye Tolofari
Sotonye Tolofari
Suzanne Roberts
Suzanne Roberts
Nadia Ali-Ross
Nadia Ali-Ross
Javed Sultan
Javed Sultan
Oesophago-gastric / Upper GI
Stephanie Ogden
Stephanie Ogden
Konstantinos Kamposioras
Konstantinos Kamposioras
Acute Oncology