Pancreatic Cancer Action welcomes Brian Stevenson as its new Chairman of Trustees
Pancreatic Cancer Action is delighted to announce Brian Stevenson has been appointed as the national charity’s new Chairman of Trustees.
Brian brings a wealth of experience to Pancreatic Cancer Action having recently retired from his role as a Corporate Banker. Brian has spent his career in the UK, USA and the Far East looking after the needs of some of the UK’s largest corporates and financial institutions. He has been a Chief Operating Officer, a Chief Executive and a Chairman of various banking businesses over the past 10 years.
In addition to his role at Pancreatic Cancer Action, Brian is a non-executive Director of The Agricultural Bank of China (UK) Ltd and an advisor to WorldPay Ltd.
Phil Stunt, the outgoing Chairman will continue to have an active role in the charity as a trustee.
Brian Stevenson said, “I am delighted to be joining Pancreatic Cancer Action at this exciting point in its development. Having recently suffered the loss of a close work colleague to pancreatic cancer, I am motivated to try and help to raise awareness and funding in order to improve the survival rate for this grim disease.”
Commenting on behalf of Pancreatic Cancer Action, outgoing Chairman Phil Stunt, said:
“The Trustees are thrilled that Brian has accepted our invitation to join the Board as its Chairman. Brian’s extensive corporate background, coupled with his personal experience of pancreatic cancer, will be of enormous benefit as we continue to in our mission to make a difference to survival rates for pancreatic cancer.”
Brian is married to Jeanette, has two boys and lives in Haslemere, Surrey. As a keen cyclist, Brian isalso helping to raise funds through a group known as ‘The Corporate Dynamos’.
Pancreatic Cancer Action is committed to improving survival rates for Britain’s 5th deadliest cancer through awareness of the symptoms of the disease, information and increased funding. The national charity is working towards earlier diagnosis to enable more people to have the chance of surgery currently the only cure.
The views expressed in this blog are the authors' own.