The Cure Parkinson’s Trust Appoints New CEO
20th August 2014:

The Cure Parkinson’s Trust is delighted to announce that Sam Hatfield has joined the team as CEO. Working alongside charity co-founder and President, Tom Isaacs, Sam will help drive the Trust’s innovative research programmes towards a cure or cures for Parkinson’s.

Commenting on the appointment, Tom Isaacs said: “It is wonderful that Sam has joined the team. In recent months our workload at CPT has increased significantly as we identify new molecules to bring forward into trial. The exciting progress we are making on all fronts in our quest to find a cure for Parkinson’s means that we are in need of extra resources to meet the challenge. Sam’s involvement is timely and ensures that we can continue to accelerate towards better lives for people with Parkinson’s with the same level of enthusiasm and expertise.”

Sam, who continues as an adviser for Latymer Partners, is a chemistry graduate who then qualified and practised as a solicitor before joining the diplomatic service where he served both in the UK and abroad. He most recently worked in strategic corporate consultancy until earlier this year.

Sam had been a Trustee of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust for just over two years before moving into this new role. Sam commented: “Being a trustee gave me an insight into the exciting work that the trust is involved with and I was delighted when offered this opportunity. I look forward to working more closely with the team on all the initiatives that are focused on our mission, to find a cure for Parkinson’s.”

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