Our Team

Meet the team

We are a small group of people who are trying to carry out Tanya's wish to help other Cancer fighters here is a list of names and their main job within the charity, please note, more pictures will be uploaded soon:

Chief Executive: Iris Billing

Head of Operations: Nikki Empel-Newman

Tanya's Courage Retail Manager: Ali Griffin

Sales & Marketing Manager: Leon Empel-Newman

Tanya's Courage "Inspired by Joshua Jones" Penzance Shop Manager:  Stewart George

St Austell Shop Manager: Lauren Bailey

Tanya's Courage "Inspired by Sasha Watson" Penryn Shop Manager: Michelle Bray
Penryn Shop Assistant Manager: Kay Barnes
  • Treasurer & Merchandise Rep: Marlene Newman
  • Sales and Marketing Assistant Manager: Hannah Allan
  • Office Manager:  Mike Fisher

Young Supporters (under 18's):

William Mepham, George Mepham, Phoebe Lay


James Morrison (Singer Songwriter), Neil Warnock (Football Manager), Alex Mackay, Dr Sophie Mepham, Dr P Merritt, Dr A Childs, Daniel Evans (X-Factor Finalist)


Adam Grindrod (Chairman), Dr Sophie Mepham, Gwen Merrifield, Stephanie Metcalfe, Claire Danning, Mike Vandenbelt, Scott Ladd, Lauren Ladd, Jo Meaney, Alun Jones, Stephen Gilbert, and Ceri Barker-Burnside.

Be a part of Tanya’s Courage Trust

If you feel you would like to help, please come and join us. We are always happy to welcome new members. We are a group of very busy people who would benefit from any help that is available.

If you would like to get involved in this very worthwhile charity or if you would like to hold an event or raise money for us then give us a call or send an email and say hello!