Dr Caroline Hoffman OAM, PhD, RN, BSW, Clinical and Research Director
Caroline has specialised in integrated healthcare for over 25 years both in the NHS and voluntary sector. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contribution to breast cancer support services in 2014. Her last NHS role was as the first Nurse Consultant in Cancer Rehabilitation at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. Caroline’s long-standing expertise in psychosocial support, nursing and complementary medicine and research enables her to lead the teams of health care professionals, therapists and researchers across all Breast Cancer Havens. Her doctoral research showed significant benefits from the mindfulness-based stress reduction programme (MBSR) in people affected by breast cancer and was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in 2012. Caroline continues to teach 8-week MBSR and Mindful Self-Compassion courses. Caroline is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton and on the Advisory Board of the international journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.

 
Mark Guilford FCA, Finance Director
Mark is a Chartered Accountant and spent the first 10-years of his career in the accounting profession with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) as an auditor, computer auditor and management consultant. He then worked for 8 years for a PW client in a variety of commercial finance roles, in the UK and France, in the printing and direct marketing sector. This was followed by 3 years in the Netherlands working as European Finance Director and Managing Director of the Benelux operations for a US family-owned manufacturing and distribution business.
On his return to the UK in 2005 Mark became an interim Finance Director where he has worked for a variety of organisations for UK quoted companies, Private Equity backed organisations, and for family-owned businesses, in the manufacturing, distribution, professional services, technology and house-building sectors. Other clients include local authorities, hospitals, charities and not-for-profit organisations. Mark came to Breast Cancer Haven as an interim consultant in December 2018. In March 2019 he became Finance Director.