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The Team

At present the Trust is managed by four Trustees.

Three of the Trustees are graduates of the McTimoney College of Chiropractic, this gives them a unique insight into the training and also the benefits of the McTimoney Method of Chiropractic.

The Trustees are supported by Imelda Twine, Honorary Treasurer, Kerry Southerton, Events Coordinator, Heather Gale, bookkeeper.  

Kevin Grant 

Chair

Kevin met John McTimoney in 1978 and was later inspired to become a chiropractor. Kevin has worked for over twenty years for the preservation and promotion of the McTimoney approach to chiropractic care and understands the important role that the Trust has to play in the future of chiropractic.

For over eleven years Kevin served as a professional member of the General Chiropractic Council (GCC). During this time Kevin served on various committees, and was the GCC’s longest serving practising member of the Professional Conduct Committee with the most number of appearances on the panel. Kevin works as a chiropractic expert witness and has studied law to support this interest. Kevin holds a degree in Business studies.

Kevin has had a broad range of experience in business; in multinational fast moving manufacturing companies and small family concerns. Kevin has managed the award winning BAC Centre in Birmingham for over 20 years whilst keeping other interests active. Kevin has worked as a business consultant at various times for various organisations, including work for the McTimoney Chiropractic Association and the McTimoney Trust prior to joining the Board as a Trustee.

In his spare time, Kevin provides a pitchside First Aid and injury rehabilitation service to a local rugby club. He is an active fundraiser for the Brain Tumour Charity and the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Barbara Husband

Trustee

Barbara graduated in 1981 from the Oxfordshire College of Chiropractic, now the McTimoney College of Chiropratic. Barbara is one of only a few Chiropractors to have been trained by John McTimoney, the developer of the McTimoney method of Chiropractic.

Barbara is an experienced teacher and retired as head of clinical studies after a twenty-five year teaching career at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic.

A former executive officer of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association, she has served the Association in many roles since 1979.

Barbara is the owner manager of a large multi-disciplinary health centre in Birmingham. With a keen interest in dance and physical theatre, she regularly works with dancers, musicians and major recording artists. In her spare time Barbara is an active fundraiser for the the Brain Tumour Charity and Teenage Cancer Trust and has worked as a mentor for the charity Youth at Risk.

Barbara is an Honorary Member of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association, honoured as one of the first Fellows of the Royal College of Chiropractors and holds the rarely awarded, Award for Educational Services to the Chiropractic Profession.  Barbara is a member of the Association of Chairs and serves on several health related committees in the NHS and private health sector.

Barbara shares the vision of John McTimoney – accessibility of McTimoney Chiropractic for everyone. 

Imelda Twine DC, FMCA

Honorary Treasurer

Imelda graduated as a McTimoney Chiropractor in 1986 and works in Oxfordshire. Before that, she was a science technician in various industries.

Imelda has worked for the McTimoney College of Chiropractic as a practical tutor and a student clinic tutor. In addition, she has served on the McTimoney Chiropractic Association committee both as treasurer and co-chair.  Imelda also served on the GCC investigative panel.

Imelda became a Trustee for the McTimoney Trust in 2008 and, having retired from the Trust in 2013, continued to act as an advisor to the Board and serve as Honorary Treasurer.  Imelda returned as a Trustee in 2018.

Imelda has an HNC in Biochemistry and a Diploma in Chiropractic.

Kerry Southerton

Events

Kerry joined the Trust in June 2017 with event organisation expertise and to provide additional administrative support to the Trust.  Kerry has a Law degree, with 20 years' experience working in probate, wills and in the field of clinical negligence for a Consultant Oncologist. 

Kerry operates her own business as a Freelance PA, providing support to small business to help with system creation, event organisation and administration, Kerry currently works for various businesses predominately in the North West of England. 

Originally from Bristol, Kerry now lives in Cheshire with her husband, a University Professor, and has three adult children.  Kerry was introduced to McTimoney Chiropractic as a teenager by her now mother-in-law.  Kerry and her whole family understand and appreciate the benefits of regular McTimoney Chiropractic Care.

Heather Gale 

Book Keeper

Heather lives in North West London, she has experience in a variety of industries: Clothing, both Wholesale and Retail, Retail Holding Company, Marketing, Art Shop/Gallery, Charity, Payroll and Bookkeeping Service, Photographers Agency and the Car Industry.

She became a freelance bookkeeper in 2012, and has been working for the McTimoney Trust since November 2013. Her other roles are Bookkeeper for both a Photographer and Stylist Agency and a Property Management Company, also the Halls Administrator for John Keble Church.

Heather first experienced McTimoney Chiropractic when she broke her wrist in 2003. On advice of a friend she visited a local practitioner and feels without treatment she would not have gained full movement and use of her wrist.