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Mitchell, Michelle Elizabeth free

OBE 2016

Born Ellesmere Port 13 March 1972; d of James Alexander Graham Mitchell and Elizabeth Mitchell; partner, Sean McKee; one s one d

Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Research UK, since 2018


Sutton High Sch.; Univ. of Manchester (BA Hons Econs 1994); University Coll. London (MSc Pols and Public Admin 1997); INSEAD (Internat. Exec. Prog.); Harvard Univ. (Innovations in Govt)


Political advr roles, UK Parlt, 1994–97; Hd, Parly Unit, Charter 88, 1997–2000; Govt Affairs Advr, NSPCC UK, 2000–02; Age Concern, later Age UK: Hd, Public Affairs, 2002–07; Communications Dir, 2007–10; Charity Dir, 2010–12; Charity Dir Gen., 2012–13; CEO, Multiple Sclerosis Soc., 2013–18. Non-exec. Dir, NHS England, 2016–. Chm., Trustees, Fawcett Soc., 2005–08; Trustee: Young Women’s Trust, 2013–; King’s Fund, 2014–; Dir, Power to Change Trust, 2014–. Nat. Commng Support, 2013–; Mem., Multiple Sclerosis Internat. Fedn, 2013–. MCIPR


yoga, cooking


Cancer Research UK, Angel Building, 407 St John Street EC1V 4AD