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Department of Oncology


The Oncology Management Committee meets once a month and is responsible for ensuring the Department's administration conforms to the University's governing policies and procedures. This includes overseeing the following key areas:

  • Departmental Finances
  • Strategic and financial 5 year planning
  • Human Resources Management
  • Provision and delivery of the department's Postgraduate education programmes 

Committee members:

  • Chair: Richard Gilbertson
  • Deputy Chair: Charlotte Coles
  • Business & Operations: Louisa Bellis 
  • Clinical Training: Simon Pacey
  • Equality, Wellbeing & Workplace Culture: Hayley Woffendin & Alison Dunning
  • Health & Safety: Alison Dunning & Laura Turner
  • Postgraduate Training: Alison Dunning & Birgitta Olofsson 
  • Finance: Will Clark & Gethin Sanger 
  • Scientific Administration & Website: Hayley Woffendin

Portrait photo Louisa Bellis
Business & Operations Manager, Department of Oncology & CRUK Cambridge Centre
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
Cancer Research UK RadNet Cambridge Lead
+44 (0)1223 769463
Dr Alison  Dunning
Professor of Molecular Cancer Genetics
Director of Postgraduate Education
Chair of Departmental Health & Safety Committee
Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Head of Department of Oncology
Li Ka Shing Professor of Oncology
Director of CRUK Cambridge Centre
Co-Director of Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
+44 (0)1223 769838
Dr Birgitta  Olofsson
Postgraduate Training Programme Co-ordinator, Department of Oncology & CRUK Cambridge Centre
+44 (0)1223 762594 (please do not call)
Dr Simon  Pacey
Clinical Senior Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Cancer Therapeutics
+44 (0)1223 768435
Mr Gethin  Sanger
Finance Co-ordinator
CRUK Cambridge Centre
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Departmental Safety Officer
Portrait photo Hayley Woffendin
Scientific Administrator
+44 (0)1223 768673 (please do not call)