Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust

ACT people

ACT's team is committed to supporting and promoting Addenbrooke's and the Rosie hospitals, to help make a difference for patients, their families and staff.

Patron and Presidents


The Countess of St. Andrews


Sir Michael Marshall CBE DL


Dame Mary Archer DBE


Dr Rosalind Smith (Chairman)

Chris Rees (Vice Chairman)

Keith Wade (Honorary Treasurer)

Dr Fiona Cornish

Dr Hugo Ford

Prof Helen Howe

Dr Mike Knapton

Simon Thorley

Christopher Walkinshaw


Shelly Thake: Chief Executive

Gemma Downham: Director of Fundraising

Julie Roy: Director of Finance


Jenny Longmore: Director of Research


To contact a member of the ACT team, please send an email marked to the attention of the team member to or call 01223 217757