Founder & CEO
Avril Chester is Women in IT awards Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 and Founder & CEO of Cancer Central; an award-winning artificial intelligence-based solution signposting to cancer services, products and support. Created through cominovation from over 30,000 donated hours by 200+ volunteers and 30+ organisations, Cancer Central is a community of true #Tech4Good. Avril is also Interim Executive Director for Data & Technology at the RIBA, one of the 3 Digital Amigos (podcast series) and author of ‘Taking that leap of faith’ and ‘Be with me, it’s c’.
We are using data to drive how we build the site. However small the data set, it is helps us to learn how we can further support those affected by cancer. It is the reason behind our relationship with the NHS and their new APIs.