Lady Chadwyck-Healey has a long history of involvement in fundraising campaigns and charity events. She has provided valuable support to EACH, Cancer Research UK, Emmaus, Kettle’s Yard, Young Carers in Cambridgeshire, the Cambridge & District Citizens’ Advice Bureau (where she is a Patron), Wallace Cancer Care (Patron and Trustee), SOS Children’s Villages UK (Chair of Trustees), as well as volunteering for Home-Start. She has worked for the Inside Out Trust, setting up training programmes in women’s prisons, and was co-founder of the charity Parents in Prison, which nurtured links between parents in prison and their children.
An alumnus of Anglia Ruskin University, she now lives in Cambridge with her husband, Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey, and has three children and six grandchildren.
As an official representative and figurehead of the Hospice, she will help raise the profile of the Hospice and develop its network and influence within wider Cambridgeshire community.