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Congratulations to Professor Claire Wakefield who has commenced with Minderoo Foundation as Director, Collaborate Against Cancer.

In this role, Claire will lead the strategic direction and philanthropic efforts of the Collaborate Against Cancer initiative and team.

With a particular strategic focus on childhood cancer, Collaborate Against Cancer partner and share information globally to reduce the incidence of cancer, accelerate development of breakthrough therapies, and empower patients, scientists, and clinicians to strive for a world where cancer is a treatable, non-fatal disease.

Professor Wakefield is a highly recognised and awarded psychologist and leader who is passionate about research to improve quality of life for patients with medical illness, especially children with cancer.

It was a pleasure partnering with Steve Burnell on this fantastic appointment.

We wish Claire and the CAC team all the best for a successful 2023.