Dr Mike Sawkins:

Mike started his career doing biomedical research at universities in the UK and Ireland, but has now worked in the voluntary sector for almost a decade.  During this time, he has held a range of different roles with local and regional charities, covering fundraising, finance, data and evaluation.  He is currently Head of Finance & Data at a local Sheffield Charity, Cavendish Cancer Care.

Mike’s passion is ensuring that everyone in our community gets the care and support they need to maximise their health and wellbeing, no matter what challenges they may face.

Mike became a Trustee in 2017 and previously held the role of Vice Chair, before becoming Chair in September 2023.  Mike is our Champion for Governance & Risk, Impact & Evaluation.