Meet the team
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 Appeals and Marketing JoyceSavage@cancerfocusni.org
Joyce was appointed as Head of Appeals and Marketing in 1999 and has worked in the voluntary sector for almost 20 years. Joyce is responsible for fundraising and building relationships with corporate and community groups throughoutNorthern Ireland.
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.