Lucy Balona is currently the Head of Marketing & Communication of the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA). She studied the art of communication and earned a National Diploma in Public Relations. Her business experience includes public relations, sponsorship, internal communication and client relations garnered at public relations, marketing and sports agencies. She has also worked in the office automation industry as well as the City of Johannesburg in the Commerce and Industry department.
Lucy’s current role includes managing media and overall strategic communication, cause-related programmes as well as providing extensive training to staff and volunteers regarding CANSA’s programmes. She has received the CANSA 2014/15 Gold Senior Leadership award.