Charles Packshaw, chairman

Taking up his first role at a health charity, Charles joins with a career of over thirty years in the City with HSBC and Lazard. Charles has recently retired from his role as Head of UK Advisory at HSBC. He is currently the Senior Independent Director at Diploma plc,a supplier of specialist technical products and services, and an NED at BMT Group ,a leading international design, engineering ,and risk management consultancy. Using his experience Charles is voluntarily giving up his time to lead the trustee board to ensure the charity remains focused on their ambitious strategy to tame prostate cancer in ten years. His leadership and relationship management skills will be put to good use as the charity has plans to grow to achieve its aim to stop prostate cancer being a killer.