Secretariat & Executive team

The Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day management of the CUP and reports to World Cancer Research Fund International’s Science Executive Team.

The Continuous Update Project (CUP) is managed by World Cancer Research Fund International on behalf of the other charities within our network.

Secretariat

The Secretariat is led by Rachel Thompson, Head of Research Interpretation at World Cancer Research Fund International.

Members

  • Rachel Thompson Head of Research Interpretation, World Cancer Research Fund International
  • Emily Almond Research Interpretation Assistant, World Cancer Research Fund International
  • Isobel Bandurek Science Programme Manager (Research Interpretation), World Cancer Research Fund International 
  • Susannah Brown
 Senior Science Programme Manager (Research Evidence), World Cancer Research Fund International
  • Mariano Kälfors CUP Project Manager, World Cancer Research Fund International
  • Giota Mitrou Director of Research Funding and Science External Relations, World Cancer Research Fund International
  • Martin Wiseman Medical and Scientific Adviser, World Cancer Research Fund International

Executive team

The Secretariat reports to World Cancer Research Fund International’s Science Executive Team.

  • Kate Allen
 Executive Director, Science & Public Affairs, World Cancer Research Fund International
  • Deirdre McGinley-Gieser 
Senior Vice President for Programs
 and Strategic Planning, American Institute of Cancer Research