Cancer Council SA Chief Executive Lincoln Size has announced that he will be stepping down from the role of Chief Executive in September this year.
Lincoln joined Cancer Council SA in 2015 and has led the organisation for the past six years, overseeing a number of key achievements.
During his time with Cancer Council SA Lincoln oversaw the commencement of work on the organisations new home for all South Australians impacted by cancer on Greenhill Road, developed a cancer research strategy to secure funding for a second round of Cancer Council’s Beat Cancer Project and transformed the business to be sustainable for future generations.
Reflecting on his time with Cancer Council SA, Lincoln said, “It has been a pleasure and privilege to lead such a wonderful organisation for the past six years and I am incredibly proud of all that we have achieved during my time, and more importantly, the role we have played in supporting every South Australian impacted by cancer.”
“This is an incredibly special organisation, driven by talented and passionate people who are committed to making a difference and I know that the Board, Leadership and Executive Team will continue to lead Cancer Council SA towards their vision of achieving a cancer free future for every South Australian for generations to come.”
Cancer Council SA Board Chair The Hon Karlene Maywald thanked Lincoln for his passion and commitment to South Australians impacted by cancer and his role in supporting the wider Cancer Council mission and vision.
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Lincoln for his dedication and contribution to not only Cancer Council SA, but the wider Federation. His professionalism in steering the organisation through some challenging times is acknowledged and sincerely appreciated and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”
The Cancer Council SA Board has begun recruitment for a new Chief Executive and hope to have them on board by September to allow for a smooth transition.