Rachel Scriven started her publishing career in 1993, working for an International business to business publishing company. She then set up Haywood Publishing in 1998 and successfully launched two trade directories for the Housewares and Flooring Industries. Both titles were sold by 2004 and then worked for the company who purchased her Housewares directory until October 2005.
Richard Branson graduated in Sports Science in 2002. Previously working as a Personal Trainer, Richard has over ten years experience working in the health and leisure industry. His training principles combine the knowledge gained from his degree and his National Academy of Sports Medicine Qualification and a lifetime competing in a variety of sports from TaeKwonDo to Snowboarding to Triathlons.
Lesley has spent most of her career in the customer service industry, and had the privilege of flying around the globe as a Cabin Crew member for British Airways for many years, which she has enjoyed immensely. She has held a keen interest in holistic and complementary therapies, and together with wanting to spend more time at home with loved ones this has, in turn, led to a search for a new avenue in life.
Pat Crawford is a freelance journalist and Press Officer for Hadlow College. Her many years' experience have led Pat to specialise in the ‘farming' and equestrian sectors and all rural matters, including conservation.
During her professional career Pat has been a television researcher, written for a wide range of national and regional media, ‘ghost' written for a number of well-known personalities, written speeches, penned several booklets on a range of topics and acted as consultant for books.
Introduced to homeopathy and the benefits of nutrition at an early age, and with a longstanding interest in health, Hannah is well informed of many aspects of complimentary therapy.
She believes that wellness is defined by a deep and honest understanding and acceptance of self, and that some of the success of many therapies lies in their ability to unravel the complexities of our subconscious. She believes that this understanding of self is key to finding the right therapy and that listening to our bodies is one of the healthiest things we can do.
Biography: Kate Arnold BA(Hons) Dip ION MBANT - Nutritional Consultant
Kate trained as a Nutritional Therapist at the renowned Institute of Optimum Nutrition in London. She is currently continuing her research with an MSc at Middlesex University.As well as one to one consultations Kate offers workshops on nutrition for groups of four or more in an office or home environment,food shopping trips, and family consultations.
Author, historian, broadcaster and photo-journalist Nick Hordern lives in Hove, Sussex and Villers-sur-Mer, Normandy, where his love of both ‘counties’ is reflected in his writings, including “The Next County” series for Wellbeing. Educated at Stowe & Christ Church, Oxford, his best-selling books include “God, Gold & Glory” published by Doubleday and translated in 10 languages, including Japanese.
Frances Barnes, Journalist & PR Specialist, was Promotions Director of Good Housekeeping, the UK’s top-selling quality women’s magazine and runs an award-winning PR Consultancy where she has represented Europe-wide salad maker, Florette, for over 12 years.