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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
  • Business & Operations - Viv Ronco
  • Clinical Training - Simon Pacey & Raj Jena
  • Equality, Wellbeing & Workplace Culture - Hayley Woffendin, Alison Dunning & Birgitta Olofsson 
  • Health & Safety - Alison Dunning & Laura Turner
  • Postgraduate Training - Alison Dunning, Hayley Woffendin & Birgitta Olofsson 
  • Finance - Will Clark & Gethin Sanger 
  • Scientific Administration - Hayley Woffendin
  • Website - Hayley Woffendin

Mr Will  Clark
Research Grants & Finance Manager
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 Cancer Genetics & Applied Epidemiology
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
+44 (0)1223 769838
Dr Raj  Jena
Clinical Principal Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Clinical Oncology
Dr Birgitta  Olofsson
Postgraduate Training Programme Manager
CRUK Cambridge Centre
+44 (0)1223 762594
Dr Simon  Pacey
Clinical Senior Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Cancer Therapeutics
+44 (0)1223 768435
Finance Co-ordinator
CRUK Cambridge Centre
Departmental Safety Officer
Portrait photo of Hayley Woffendin
Scientific Administrator
Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0)1223 768673