Emma Athersmith

Director of Fundraising & Marketing

The strength to step forward.
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Emma joined CancerCare in August 2018 as the Community Fundraiser for Barrow and Furness, becoming Director of Fundraising in March 2019, and Director of Fundraising and Marketing in September 2020. She is responsible for the charity’s income generation, branding and communications and leadership of the fundraising and marketing team. Emma has a Certificate in Fundraising from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and a degree in Management Studies.

Emma has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and fundraising experience and has developed extensive networks across the Morecambe Bay area. Most importantly she has two beautiful daughters and a wonderfully supportive family.