Jen Hardy – Trustee/Chair of Board
Jen was diagnosed with incurable stage 4 breast cancer in October 2017.
In between treatment and coming to terms with her diagnosis, Jen campaigned with cancer charities Make 2nds Count and Breast Cancer Now. Jen was the face of Breast Cancer Now’s Perjeta Now! campaign, where together with the charity, Jen successfully campaigned for the drug Pertuzumab (Perjeta) to be made available on the NHS in Scotland in 2019.
Before being diagnosed, Jen was a highly skilled IT professional, with significant IT experience in both private and public sectors, covering highly complex systems development, implementation, maintenance and support. Jen has well proven project management skills and highly skilled in the management of support staff, with a strong ethos of improving the customer experience, using solid leadership skills, a positive and collaborative style and a can do attitude.
Jen founded Cancer Card in 2020, gaining charitable status in 2021. Jen leads our Cancer Card Board, ensuring that we are on track to launch in 2022, bringing comfort, relief and a little bit of joy to anyone affected by cancer.
Joanna Goddard – Trustee
Jo is an award-winning business consultant, trusted by some of the countries leading organisations including law enforcement and the Home Office. With a track record for identifying opportunities and securing traction in niche markets fast, through ensuring the right teams of people work effectively together, she has worked with businesses large and small, charities, and not for profit organisations and is a Partner at Business Resilience International Management (BRIM) – a small dynamic business team which has been recognised internationally as ‘the nexus of cyber resilience between law enforcement and business.’
Joanna is certified by the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School in Business Analytics, trained in ISO20700 by ICMCI, The International Council of Management Consulting Institutes, and a Fellow of The Chartered Management Institute. She is also a Member of the Advisory Council to the School of Management, and a guest lecturer at the University of St Andrews; Strategic Advisor to Converge Challenge (Operating across all Scotland’s Universities), and an experienced Trustee. She advised a Channel 4 series from its inception for several years.
Experienced at the Board level, Joanna helps lead us to excellence to ensure the funds that are raised are used appropriately, and protected, to enable Cancer Card to help as many people as possible find the things they need when Cancer affects their life.
Joanna became a Trustee of Cancer card when the charity was created in 2021.
Karen Macartney – Trustee