Lucy Ellerker-Jones

Founder, Opie Jones Foundation

Lucy Ellerker-Jones is the Founder of the Opie Jones Foundation, a UK-based charity focused on creating hope for families whose are devastated by childhood cancer, by funding emotional and mental health support to family members of children diagnosed with cancer, creating access to CAR-T resources to patients and their families,  and advocating for kinder, innovative treatments, such as CAR-T therapies to be more accessible to those who need them. Lucy is mum to her son, Opie who inspired the foundation, after being diagnosed with infant leukemia at the age of 5 months and receiving a lifesaving CAR-T therapy at 14 months old.   Lucy is a qualified Social worker, working in both Adult services and Childrens’ services.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst

30 November 2023