Sunday, June 12th 2011
In the Queen's Birthday Honours List, Rosie Barnes, former Chief Executive of the CF Trust was awarded an OBE for her services to healthcare.
Rosie became Chief Executive at the CF Trust in 1996 and was a tireless fundraiser and advocate for CF. One of her many achievements was to persuaded the three competing CF gene therapy research groups to come together and form the UK CF Gene Therapy Consortium in 2001.
For more information on Rosie's time as Chief Executive at the CF Trust you can read this article from CF Today (September 2010) entitled 'Thank you to an exceptional Chief Executive'.