Originally sourced from Third Sector.
Australia’s national peak body for prostate cancer has announced the appointment of Jane Endacott as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) appointed Endacott as the foundation looks to prolong the life and wellbeing of affected men and their families.
PCFA National Chairman, Jim Hughes, said Endacott would bring a professional level of knowledge, experience and passion to her new role.
“We have no doubt that under Jane’s leadership, we will continue to innovate with partnerships in excellence, working towards enhanced detection, treatment options, and prolonging the life and wellbeing of men and their families affected by prostate cancer,” Hughes said in a statement.
Of the new role, Endacott said: “As a passionate advocate for social impact, I am delighted to lead this demonstratively impactful peak body and foundation.
“It is a privilege to work alongside a committed national team and network who are dedicated to improving the outcomes of prostate cancer on men, their partners, families and communities.”
Endacott will work with the foundation to promote and fund world leading and innovate research, implement awareness and advocacy campaigns and education programs for the community and supporting those affected.
Endacott has previously worked as the Acting CEO for the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), interim Chief Operations Officer of Global Study Partners and General Manager Fundraising and Marketing at Redkite.
During her time at FINSIA, Endacott revitalised their membership offering, education and support programs to achieve the institute’s strategic mission to connect, inspire and build the capabilities of the next generation of industry leaders.
Hughes added: “She is a motivated leader with a proven track record of transforming culture and improving internal and public opinion, building and managing teams to a high-performance, enhancing people and organisational capabilities, and embedding continuous improvement in organisations.”