skip to content

Department of Oncology


Please note, many of us are currently working from home due to the pandemic and are unable to answer are work telephones. We can still be reached via our work emails.

The Department of Oncology is led by Professor Richard Gilbertson, supported by Dr Charlotte Coles (Deputy Head of Department) and a Central Administration Team:

Ms Louise  Chandler
Accounts Assistant
+44 (0)1223 760407 (please do not call)
Mr Will  Clark
Research Grants & Finance Manager
+44 (0)1223 763383 (please do not call)
Professor Charlotte  Coles
Deputy Head of Department of Oncology
Professor in Breast Clinical Oncology
NIHR Research Professor
Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology
+44 (0)1223 769463
Dr Alison  Dunning
Reader in Molecular Cancer Genetics
Director of Graduate Education
Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Head of Department of Oncology
Li Ka Shing Professor of Oncology
Director of CRUK Cambridge Centre
Co-Lead of Cambridge Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre
Co-Director of Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
+44 (0)1223 769838
Mr Justin  Holt
Postgraduate Training Administrative Assistant, CRUK Cambridge Centre & Department of Oncology
+44 (0)1223 760405 (please do not call)
Ms Jian  Li
Senior Accounts Clerk
+44 (0)1223 763260 (please do not call)
Dr Birgitta  Olofsson
Postgraduate Training Programme Co-ordinator, CRUK Cambridge Centre & Department of Oncology
+44 (0)1223 762594 (please do not call)
Mr Gethin  Sanger
Finance Co-ordinator
CRUK Cambridge Centre
Mr Alberto  Sciretti
Finance Co-ordinator
CRUK Cambridge Centre
Mrs Vicki  Sparkes
Business & Operations Manager
+44 (0)1223 763262 (please do not call)
Ms Laura  Turner
Departmental Safety Officer
+44 (0)1223 760408 (please do not call)
Mrs Barbara  Wall
HR Administrator
+44 (0)1223 761861 (please do not call)
Miss Ellenor  Watson
HR Apprentice
+44 (0)1223 763274 (please do not call)
Dr Hayley  Woffendin
Scientific Administrator
+44 (0)1223 768673 (please do not call)