Dawn joined Leuka in January 2016 as the Research Development Manager. Her role involves managing all aspects of Leukaemia UK’s funding awards and expanding Leukaemia UK’s funding portfolio. Dawn’s priority is to ensure that Leukaemia UK’s precious donated funds are only used to finance the best projects and scientists.

Following a previous career in accountancy, Dawn returned to academic studies and obtained a BSc in Biochemistry and a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Essex, then spent almost 13 years working in cancer research.