John is a graduate student of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. After a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh he joined the Institute of Urology as a Lecturer. John was awarded a personal chair at UCL in 1999 and is now Emeritus Professor of Experimental Pathology, having worked on prostate cancer research and human cell culture. He was appointed full time CEO of PCRC in June 2015.
Rozila graduated with Honours from the University of Delhi in 1991. She then obtained her AAT and Diploma in professional accounting while in the UK. Currently, Rozila is working towards completing her ACCA qualification. She has over fifteen years of work experience in charities. Rozila joined PCRC in June of 2015 and is responsible for managing the organisation's accounting and finance functions.
Ceri was appointed as Treasurer in May 2016. He has a degree in History from Leeds University, graduating in 1974. Ceri has been a qualified Chartered Management Accountant for over 30 years. In 1993 he was awarded an MBA from Imperial College, London. Early work experience was gained from the Civil Service in the Department of Trade & Industry and the Ministry of Defence in a number of finance related roles. On leaving the Civil Service he worked for Muirhead Plc as their Project Accountant and then as Divisional Accountant for Hunting Engineering. Subsequently, he has been employed in a number of financial roles for BT plc. Ceri is now semi-retired combining working on his own business activities with charity work including working for PCRC. He is married and lives in North London. He has one married daughter who is also London based.
Ellen has been organising charity events for over 6 years. Her career started at The Springboard Charity where she worked on a wide range of events and fundraising activities. The events calendar consisted of gala dinners for up to 800+ attendees as well as charity challenges including abseils, cycle rides and running events. After starting at PCRC in March 2016 as Challenge Events Manager, she has taken on the ‘challenge’ in every sense of the word and has completed the London Revolution 185mile cycle, Vitality London 10k, London to Brighton Cycle and Spartan Race. Ellen is passionate about working for PCRC and hopes to lead the team in creating a successful calendar of events to fund world class research towards beating Prostate Cancer.
Lauren studied English at Brunel University and has been working with charities as a fundraiser since 2014, including St John Ambulance, Dorset Rape Crisis Support Centre and Dorset Blind Association. Lauren is passionate about everything charity and wants to continue learning more about the sector and how she can help people. She joined PCRC in September 2016 and is excited to work hard to increase funding for the charity's research finding a cure for Prostate Cancer.