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Frances Milner

Frances is the Executive Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships, responsible for developing and leading the high value fundraising strategy, driving income growth through individual relationships and partnerships for Cancer Research UK.

Her fundraising experience spans more than 20 years. Joining Imperial Cancer Research Fund in the mid 90s, she subsequently held a number of roles within Volunteer Fundraising and following the merger to form Cancer Research UK she was responsible for developing the charity’s Innovation team.

Frances joined Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, as the Fundraising Director in 2007 developing their fundraising team and leading their capital campaign The Joy of Living to fund the expansion of the Maggie’s Centres network. She returned to Cancer Research UK in 2010, as the Supporter Led Fundraising Director, and has subsequently led the Events team, Volunteer Fundraising, High Value Supporter Partnerships, Sports and Volunteering.

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