Olive Boles
Olive Boles

Chief Executive, Leuka

Leuka is a charity that raises funds to support life saving research into the causes and treatment of leukaemia and other blood disorders.

Before joining Leuka, Olive was Director of Strategic Relations and Chief Health Advisor for the International Business Leaders Forum. Olive was Director of Corporate Affairs with The Prince’s Foundation, a non-for-profit focused on urban regeneration and improving the built environment and previously occupied senior management positions within the UK National Health Service (NHS), where she was Regional Director of Education, Executive Director of a Primary Health Care Trust covering London’s inner city, and a public health specialist. She has worked for the government on several major national and international public health campaigns including those on HIV/ AIDS, smoking and coronary heart disease prevention. Olive is a social science graduate, with post-graduate qualifications in health, research, education and management, most recently graduating from Cambridge University’s Programme for Industry.