Barbara Wilson

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Founder and Director, Working With Cancer

Barbara Wilson is the founder and Director of Working With Cancer. Until she left corporate life in September 2012 she worked as a senior HR Director at a variety of UK and international companies.

Following her personal experience of breast cancer, in 2014, Barbara launched Working With Cancer as a Social Enterprise providing coaching, training and consultancy services to anyone affected by cancer to manage work, return to work or find work. The Company’s associates are all cancer survivors or have been profoundly affected by cancer. They work throughout the UK and in Europe.

Working With Cancer is a founding member of the European Transforming Breast Cancer Together Initiative, a member of the Advanced Breast Cancer Global Alliance and a member of the European Cancer Organisation’s Community 365. Barbara regularly speaks at European and national health conferences about the challenges of managing cancer in the workplace.

Updated: September 2022