Our governance structure
Board of directors
The Anticancer Fund is led by a board of directors consisting of well-seasoned, high-profile professionals. The board holds ultimate responsibility for the fund’s work. It meets quarterly to review finances and strategy, evaluate impact and guide the Anticancer Fund in its mission.
From left to right: founder & chairman Luc Verelst with board members Lydie Meheus, Emiel Lathouwers, Jo Van Biesbroeck.
Scientific advisory panel
The Anticancer Fund relies on a group of experts for scientific advice, study review and strategic input. Their assistance is sought on an ad hoc basis depending on their area of expertise. The members of the scientific advisory panel deliver their consultancy services pro bono.
We invest in the most promising research to make measurable progress in the fight against cancer.
We strive to improve survival and quality of life, financial return is not within the scope of our activities.
We identify untapped potential in cancer research leading to pragmatic solutions for patients in need.
We seek impact and we invest our resources where we believe we can make the most progress.
Every cancer deserves the same attention, regardless of prevalence or profitability.