Governance Board

Our Governance Board is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the Centre and monitoring its progress. Its aims are:

  • To develop the overall strategy of the Centre.
  • To monitor the progress of the Centre against its strategic objectives.
  • To oversee the operation of the Centre, providing links between all the partner organisations.
  • To monitor the allocation of funding within the Centre, ensuring that this is equitable and in line with the strategy of the Centre.
  • To review and respond to initiatives put forward by Cancer Research UK and other funding bodies.

Current Board Members

Iain McInnesHead of College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow (Chair)
Andrew BiankinRegius Chair of Surgery, Institute of Cancer Sciences, Univeristy of Glasgow
Julie BrittendenClinical Director, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde R&D
Jeff EvansClinical Director, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow
Gareth InmanDirector of Research Strategy, Cancer Research UK Glasgow Centre
Allan JamesInterim Clinical Director, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
Gary NivenHead of Finance, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute
Alex PembertonHead of Centre and Institutes, Cancer Research UK
Owen SansomDirector, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute & MRC National Mouse Genetics Network
Ian WalkerDirector of Clinical Population and Early Detection Research, Cancer Research UK
Jackie BeesleyHead of Research Management, Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute