Sarah Woolnough Council Member
Photo of Sarah Woolnough

Sarah Woolnough

Download Photo

Sarah was appointed as Chief Executive in 2020 from her previous positions as Executive Director of Policy and Information at Cancer Research UK and Trustee of MQ: Transforming Mental Health and the National Cancer Research Institute.

She has a wealth of experience in policy, influencing, and delivering social change, including a secondment to the Department of Health to co-write the National Cancer Strategy and has been voted the most effective charity sector communicator in the PR Week Power Book.

She has built strong links with the academic community to fund high impact research throughout her career and has previously held Trustee roles at the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Bliss, the special care baby charity.

ABPI Patient Advisory Council

The ABPI Patient Advisory Council - made up of eight chief executives or members of the executive leadership team from across UK patient organisations, provides ABPI Board Members and Senior Executive Team with meaningful patient engagement to inform strategy, policy priorities and work-plans across the ABPI.

ABPI Patient Advisory Council

Last modified: 20 September 2023

Last reviewed: 20 September 2023