The Mulberry Centre Staff

Raj is responsible for overall management of The Mulberry Centre and leadership of the team of staff and volunteers. Key responsibilities are: strategic direction of the charity; developing and implementing service enhancements; fundraising and promotional strategy; staff recruitment; development and building relationships with stakeholders.

Raj Athwal, Executive Director (Full-time)

Julie is responsible for the delivery of our comprehensive support and information programme and ensuring consistent high-quality delivery to anyone affected by cancer. Julie oversees the delivery and development of all our client support services by managing a team of five. She ensures that our projects meet the needs of the people we serve, are delivered safely and effectively, and meet all relevant legislative and safeguarding requirements.
Julie also works closely with the Executive Director to raise the Mulberry Centre’s profile through community engagement and awareness about the signs and symptoms of different types of cancer and ways in which people can adopt preventive measures.

Julie Quinn, Mulberry Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Services Manager (MMCISSM) (Full-time)

Katherine’s primary responsibilities include leading and supporting the Cancer Information Support Assistants, psychological support team members as well as the team of volunteer counsellors in accordance with the Centre’s guidelines in order to ensure that the Centre’s high reputation for these services is maintained.

Katherine Heath, Psychological Support Lead (Part-time)

The Cancer Information Support Assistant’s supports Julie, the Cancer Information and Support Manager to provide a comprehensive holistic cancer information and support service within The Mulberry Centre to meet the needs of cancer patients, carers and those bereaved as a result of cancer.

Charlotte Burn, Mulberry Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Assistant (Part-time)

Raffa supports Julie, the Cancer Information and Support Manager to provide a comprehensive holistic cancer information and support service within The Mulberry Centre to meet the needs of cancer patients, carers and those bereaved as a result of cancer.

Raffaella Zaccarini Tate, Mulberry Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Assistant (Part-time)

Tom’s role includes raising The Mulberry Centre’s profile through community engagement at the same time as educating people (through presentations, desks and information roadshows), on how to identify signs and symptoms and reduce the risks of cancer.
Working closely with the Information and Support Services Manager, Tom is involved in maximizing opportunities to engage with hard to reach groups and develop new networks to increase awareness of The Mulberry Centre amongst the wider community.

Tom Stockton, Community Engagement Lead (Part-time)

Debbie is responsible for all aspects of volunteering at The Mulberry Centre, including the co-ordination, recruitment, induction, support and training of volunteers, adhering to the Centre’s volunteering policies. Debbie matches the skills and availability of volunteers to the roles available and supports and monitors the impact of volunteering on the Centre’s activities.

Debbie Davey, Mulberry Macmillan Volunteer Lead (Part-time)

Angie is responsible for the financial and operational management of the Centre, overseeing among others the Reception, estates & facilities and IT systems. Her financial role involves ensuring the financial records are up to date and providing key reports to The Board of Trustees and the Fundraising Team.

Angie Forero, Finance and Operations Manager (Full-time)

Carmen assists the Finance and Operations Manager to provide key support across all the back-office functions of The Mulberry Centre.  She also supports the implementation of internal operational processes, to strengthen more standardised and effective ways of working across the Centre.

Carmen Fraser, Operations Coordinator (Part-time)

Santosh and Jas are the first point of contact for our clients at the Mulberry Centre. They are responsible for providing essential administrative support, dealing with face to face queries, telephone calls and booking appointments. They also provide day to day support to all our volunteers and staff members.

Santosh Chohan and Jas Toor, Services Administrators (Part-time)

Catharine is responsible for developing the fundraising and communications strategy, and primarily focuses on making grant applications, and working with companies and individuals to raise income, in-kind support and awareness for the Centre.

Catharine Langrish, Fundraising and Communications Manager (Part-time)

Jo is responsible for developing our individual giving, legacy promotion, supporter-led challenges and community event programmes. She is also responsible for providing effective communications to raise our profile.

Jo Taranowski, Fundraising and Communications Lead (Part-time)