The British Liver Trust, the UK’s leading liver health charity for adults, has today announced Pamela Healy OBE as its new Chief Executive.
Pamela comes with a wealth of experience in the third sector across leadership, marketing and fundraising. Before joining the British Liver Trust, Pamela was CEO of the Breast Cancer Haven, a charity that works to provide practical and emotional support to breast cancer patients and their supporters. Prior to that, she was Director of Communications for Trafalgar 200 (international celebration of the Bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar in 2005) where she was awarded an OBE for ‘inspiring leadership and professionalism’.
Commenting on her appointment, Pamela said:
“I am thrilled to be joining The British Liver Trust at an incredibly exciting time for the charity and lead on the next stage of its development.
“The UK is facing a liver disease epidemic and the scale of the problem is large but the charity’s work is crucial to encourage prevention, improve survival and make the lives of those affected by the disease better. I look forward to working with trustees, staff and supporters to build on the excellent work that they have carried out to date.”
The British Liver Trust is the largest UK liver charity for adults and leads the fight against liver disease and liver cancer. The charity reaches over a million people each year; raising awareness of the risk factors of liver disease and providing vital advice to help people improve their liver health. They provide patients with up to date information and support including a free nurse-led helpline and online community.