Who we are

We are millions of supporters, professionals, volunteers, campaigners and people affected by cancer. Together we make sure there’s always someone here for you, to give you the support, energy and inspiration you need to help you feel more like yourself again. We are all Macmillan.

  • Our people

    Meet the people who make Macmillan. From the supporters who give their time, to the professionals there for people affected by cancer and their families.

  • Organisation and history

    Lots has changed since Douglas Macmillan used his £10 inheritance to found the Society for the Prevention and Relief of Cancer in 1911. Find out about Macmillan through the ages.

  • Our leadership team

    Get to know the boss Lynda Thomas and her leadership team. They all come from different backgrounds but the thing they have in common is a passion for the work we do.

  • Our trustees

    Our Board of Trustees is here to set and review our direction and make sure we’re delivering our objectives. They offer advice and guidance to help Macmillan support as many people as possible.