Annie is the Director of the Cancer Support Services Division at Cancer Council NSW.
Annie is responsible for leading Cancer Council NSW’s contribution to its key mission-related area of information and support for people affected by cancer. Annie is responsible to ensure each area of Practical and Emotional support is strategically developed, appropriately resourced, comprehensively evaluated and delivered in a co-ordinated manner. Key programs in the Division include: 13 11 20 Information and Support, Legal and Financial Support services, Peer Support, Transport to treatment, Accommodation, Information services in treatment centres as well as a suite of Survivorship programs. She is also leading on a new Connected Care initiative ensuring people affected by cancer will receive the support they need on the ground when they need it.
With a background in business, senior management, life coaching and stakeholder engagement across the not-for-profit and corporate sectors Annie is passionate about translating research for strategic, practical and emotional support services development for effective sustainable delivery across metro and rural areas.
Annie has a depth of experience in innovative program and project development, community education, working hands on with people affected by cancer and works collaboratively and effectively with allied organisations and university colleagues. She is a Partner Investigator on Research grants and a member of the COSA survivorship working group. She holds Diplomas in Management, Business and Life Coaching and in addition to this she has experienced 6 1/2 years of lived experience as a cancer carer.
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