Meet the team
Roisin FosterChief Executive RoisinFoster@cancerfocusni.org
Roisin has been Chief Executive since 2010. She has worked in the voluntary sector since 1985, primarily in the disability sector. Sponsored by NICVA, Roisin completed an MSc in voluntary sector management in 2006.
Patricia BarrettHead of Administration PatriciaBarrett@cancerfocusni.org
Patricia worked in the private and public sector before being appointed Head of Administration in 1999. Her role incorporates human resources, finance, I.T. and facilities management.
Gerry McElweeHead of Cancer Prevention GerryMcElwee@cancerfocusni.org
Gerry has trained professionals in and campaigned for healthier policy for over 20 years. He is central to local tobacco control efforts, including the campaign for a smoke free Northern Ireland. A qualified teacher, Gerry has been Head of Cancer Prevention since 1999.
Liz AtkinsonHead of Care Services LizAtkinson@cancerfocusni.org
Liz began a nursing career before moving into senior management roles in the voluntary sector. She became Head of Care Services in 2005 and brings vast experience and knowledge of patient care, specialist service provision and policy on cancer related issues.
Joyce SavageHead of Communications JoyceSavage@cancerfocusni.org
Joyce was appointed as Head of Communications in 2014 and has worked in the voluntary sector for over 20 years. Joyce is responsible for all external and internal communications for Cancer Focus.
Catherine HoganHead of Retail CatherineHogan@cancerfocusni.org
Catherine has worked in senior management roles within the voluntary sector since 1984. She was appointed Head of Retail at Cancer Focus in September 2013.
Maeve ColganHead of Income Generation firstname.lastname@example.org
Maeve was appointed as Head of Income Generation in 2014 and has worked in the voluntary sector for eight years. Maeve is responsible for fundraising and building relationships with corporate and community groups throughout Northern Ireland.