Type of Fellowship: Specialist
Year of Fellowship: 2015
Maggie's Fellow (Maggie's Centres)
Sarah Beard is Business Development Director and executive member at Maggie’s, a fast growing charitable organisation that provides emotional, practical and social support to anyone with cancer, their family and friends.
Her role incorporates business strategy and new centre development in the UK and internationally. Sarah is also responsible planning and delivering the fundraising campaigns to support the new centre developments in the UK. During her seven-year career at Maggie’s the organisation has undergone an extensive growth trajectory within which she has played a pivotal role.
Previously she was Assistant Divisional Manager for Cancer and Tertiary at Swansea NHS Trust (now known as Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board), and also managed their South West Wales Cancer Centre.
Sarah was a graduate of the NHS Management Development Scheme in Wales. She has an MSc in Health Service Management from Cardiff University and a European Health Sciences degree from the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. Sarah lives in Cardiff with her two young children.
Current principal role: Business Development Director
Current principal organisation: Maggie's
Secondment host: Dot Everyone