Gemma Hillier-Moses was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 24 in 2012 and founded MOVE Charity in 2016 to provide people with support that she never received. Gemma's main focus is to support and inspire people to Move Against Cancer.
Gemma is hugely passionate about the benefits of exercise/movement, both physically and mentally, when living with and beyond cancer.
We have a small but very ambitious team that includes;
MOVE CEO/Director - Gemma Hillier-Moses
MOVE Cancer Rehab Instructors - Helen Murray, Beth Boxall & Sophie Gasson
5K Your Way Co-Founder - Lucy Gossage
5K Your Way Operational Manager - Georgie Freeman
5K Your Way Operational Officer - Jade Diebelius
Admin and Fundraising Co-Ordinator - Sophie Mulligan
Resources Officer - Rachel Gasson
Our excellent team of Trustees and are responsible for making sure our charity is doing what it was set up to do. They support us, guide us and believe in us to fulfil our mission of Moving Against Cancer.
We are grateful to our varied and dedicated board.
The current evidence base for cancer survivorship strongly advocates participation in physical activity, with the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative stating that there is;
‘Persuasive evidence that a healthy lifestyle during and after cancer is associated with improved physical and psychological well-being.'