Brain Tumour Research Team

We are a national brain tumour charity with a funding strategy to support long-term, life-saving, sustainable research at UK-based Centres of Excellence. We publish up-to-date and authoritative statistics and information about brain tumours and have access to and can provide expert opinion on any brain tumour research topic or debate.

We work very closely with the media and will always respond immediately to journalists' requests for information, interviews or comments in relation to breaking news stories about brain tumours.

We can provide compelling voices and personal stories of those affected by this devastating disease. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Together we willl find a cure for brain tumours.

For national media enquiries, please contact Hugh Adams on 07809 701229 / or Caroline Marrows on 07714 743764 /

For regional PR enquiries, please contact Susan Castle-Smith, Regional PR Manager on 07887 241639 /

For urgent out of office hours enquiries, please call Sue Farrington Smith on 07850 832301 and leave a message if you don't get through to her directly. You can also leave messages out of hours on our office number 01908 867200.

For specific supporter and/or merchandise queries, sponsorship forms, T-shirts for events etc, please email us on and we will get back to you as a priority.

Brain Tumour Research is committed to delivering a high standard of service to anyone who engages with us. Should you have any concerns that we are not meeting these standards, please review our formal complaints procedure.  

Team Contacts


Chief Executive - Sue Farrington Smith


PA to Chief Executive - Sharon Stevens




Director of Research - Dr Kieran Breen / 07879 425837


PR, Public Affairs and Celebrity Engagement


Head of PR and Media Relations - Hugh Adams / 07809 701229


National PR Manager - Caroline Marrows / 07714 743764


Regional PR Manager - Susan Castle-Smith / 07887 241639


Public Affairs Officer - Greg Judge / 07714 743765


Marketing and Communications


Head of Marketing - Crispin Zeeman / 07738 949613


Marketing Manager - Natalie Binder


Marketing Executive - Natasha Pile


Website Administrator - Ross Whyte





Director of Fundraising - Robin Meltzer

Head of Community Fundraising - Carol Robertson / 07817 878407


Events Fundraising Manager - Sarah Day


Regional Fundraising Manager Central - Paula Rastrick / 07710 390796


Regional Fundraising Manager South East - Tim Green / 07802 724310


Regional Fundraising Manager South West - Peter Jordan / 07809 701228


Regional Fundraising Manager North West - Sara Eltman / 07590 847355 


Corporate Partnerships Manager - Louise Pauley / 07860 922124


Finance and Operations


Director of Finance and Operations - Ashley Bailey


Accounts Executive - Fiona Wright


Campaigns Executive - Robyn Barnett  


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