The FHT team

Jane Long – Executive Director

Jane's most recent role before joining the FHT was Executive Director of Corporate Services for a large housing association. Prior to that, she worked across a number of sectors, including further education, media and financial services, as well as having been part of the Executive Team at an NHS Trust.

Jane also comes to the FHT with first-hand experience of the therapy industry, as a former complementary therapist and Reiki Master. She took several years out of her business roles to focus on providing counselling support and healing, and running courses in reiki, as well as personal development and meditation.

Sarah Adams - Membership and Insurance Assistant Manager

Sarah joined the FHT when she was just 16 years old. starting out as a membership officer while completing her qualification in business administration. While at the FHT, Sarah has also completed a body massage course and enjoys treating friends and family.

Bev Bartlett - Membership and Insurance Manager

Bev previously worked in banking, gaining 23 years' of valuable experience in customer care. She joined the FHT to adopt a more holistic working practice. She enjoys bringing her experience in customer care to the FHT, providing useful advice to members.

Becky Chivers - Membership and Insurance Officer

Becky joined the FHT with over eight years’ experience in customer service roles. She is also a qualified beauty therapist, bringing a wealth of information to her role.

Heidi Hinton - Education Assistant

After graduating with a degree in education studies, Heidi organised employability events for university students. Heidi enjoys relating her studies to her role, as well as helping members undertake further learning and their continuing professional development.

Jade Dannheimer - Marketing Manager

After graduating with a degree in business and a professional diploma in marketing, Jade worked in marketing roles for a government department, a charity and a marketing agency. Jade works to raise the profile of the FHT and to support the needs of members.

Jayne Eckton - Membership and Insurance Officer

Matt Furner - IT Systems Manager

After qualifying in IT, Matt joined the FHT as a modern apprentice and has worked in different areas of the organisation, including: membership, accounts, shop, marketing and now oversees our systems development.

Holly Hearn - Marketing Executive

Holly developed her background in marketing and events management at a railway museum in Atlanta, where she ran car shows, Halloween festivals, and big budget film productions. Holly is dedicated to organising FHT meetings, presentations and events across the UK.

Zak Robertson - Marketing Assistant

Julie McFadden - Registrar and Compliance Manager

Julie has a wealth of experience within the insurance industry, from claims assessor to management. Julie has also worked as a lecturer in complementary therapies, and runs her own successful salon and school.

Kiah Myatt - Deputy Registrar and Compliance Officer

Kiah joined the FHT as a Marketing Executive in charge of education and events, where she developed an interest in education standards and compliance that has taken her to her current role.

Jane Oldham - Accounts Assistant

Jane has over 25 years' experience in banking and administration, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role.

John Parsons - Financial Controller

John has worked in finance for more than 20 years and oversees the FHT's accounts department.

Daniel Ralls - Deputy Editor

Dan previously worked as the editor of a local news magazine and is an experienced publishing professional. Dan enjoys writing on a wide range of subjects, including mental health, and is always keen to research interesting new topics.

Susie Smith - Membership and Insurance Officer

Laura Thomson - Membership and Insurance Administrator

Laura is qualified and experienced in business administration, working in customer services for over ten years.

Annie Walling - Personal Assistant to the Executive Director and Board, Human Resources Manager, Accreditation Coordinator

Annie is a qualified teacher and gained many years of experience in vocational therapy training. Her valuable experience in both teaching and the therapy education process has enabled Annie to develop our successful accredited programme.

Karen Young - Communications Manager and Editor

As well as working for International Therapist magazine, Karen has worn various other 'hats' at FHT over the years - from helping out in membership, to organising and running student make-up competitions. Karen has also trained in Swedish massage, Indian head massage and reflexology.