Our ambassadors

Claire Harvey
Avner's Foundation Ambassador

Claire Harvey is the Deputy Editor of The Sunday Telegraph. Having witnessed her father, award winning journalist Peter Harvey, succumb to Pancreatic Cancer only five months after diagnosis, Claire is passionate about raising awareness of the disease. Claire joined Avner’s Foundation as an Ambassador to help fight this underdog of cancers.

Mark Ferguson
Avner's Foundation Ambassador

Mark Ferguson is the anchor of Seven’s 6pm news bulletin in Sydney. He is married to Jayne and they have three children, Jack, Ted and Paddy. An exceptional journalist, foreign correspondent and newsreader with 30 years’ experience, Mark’s connection to Pancreatic Cancer came from the shocking losses of his good friend Ian Ross and his mentor, Peter Harvey, who both died from the disease in 2014.

Dr Norman Swan
Avner's Foundation Ambassador

Dr Norman Swan is host of the Health Report, on ABC Radio National, and Tonic on ABC News24. Pancreatic Cancer has touched Norman’s family and friends on more than one occasion and he believes it deserves more focused attention and funding to find better treatments than the rather poor ones available today.