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Jeremy Hughes (United Kingdom)

United Kingdom

Jeremy Hughes joined Alzheimer’s Society in November 2010. He is leading  the charity in its five year strategy ‘Delivering on Dementia 2012-17’ and in 2013-14 the Society’s income exceeded £80m for the first time. Jeremy co-chairs the Dementia Friendly Communities Champions Group with top broadcaster Angela Rippon for the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron.

Jeremy was previously Chief Executive of Breakthrough Breast Cancer where he was instrumental in providing visionary leadership, galvanising the charity's research platform and its authority on campaigning and policy. Before that Jeremy was Head of External Affairs at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

His career in health and social care charities includes leadership posts at the  British Red Cross, Leonard Cheshire, Muscular Dystrophy and NCH Action for Children.

Jeremy was the chair of National Voices 2009-14. He is currently the Co-chair of the UK Dementia Action Alliance and chair of the Global Alzheimers and Dementias Action Alliance



Last Updated: Thursday 04 June 2015