Board of Directors

BoardPicThe Society of Homeopaths’ Board of Directors is made up of six practitioner members and three lay member representatives. The role of the Board is one of governance, setting the strategic direction for the organisation, agreeing and developing plans and procedures necessary to carry out the agreed objectives whilst leaving the management of the organisation to the staff. There is also a Professional Standards sub committee with Director involvement. Democracy is the central pillar of the Society and all individual Registered members are eligible to vote in the election for members to the board. Lay member representation on the board and committee ensures that the Society’s guidelines, policies and procedures are transparent, fair and are in the public interest.  Society Board members also abide by the Directors Code of Conduct and Board Principles documents. At every board meeting of the Society each board member is required to declare any conflicts of interest and every year the Society reviews its governance practices and reserves policy.

To protect the integrity of the organisation’s decision-making process, to enable our stakeholders to have confidence in our integrity, and to protect the integrity and reputation of Society personnel Board members, staff and long term consultants all adhere to our conflicts of interest policy. To find out more: click here

Meeting dates for the Board in 2016 are:

Monday 26 September - Bristol

Monday 14 November - London

Download our Policy in relation to Observers at Board of Directors Meetings

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Minutes of the Board of Directors Meetings

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Board of Directors

Mike Andrews RSHOM

Mike was appointed to the Board in November 2010 and sits on the Professional Standards Committee. Mike has been a member of the Society of Homeopaths since 1987 and has been involved in homeopathic education since 1995.

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Kiran Grover RSHom


Kiran comes from a family of homeopaths and has always felt part of the homeopathic world.  Her Grandfather and Great Uncle were homeopaths and her mother was trained in homeopathy.

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Judith Kiely

Independent Director

Judith is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and has a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Wales.

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Robert Pitts

Independent Director and Vice Chair

Robert has over 20 years’ experience working in the charity sector, supporting clients ranging from The National Trust and NSPCC to regional theatres and alternative healthcare charities, such as Penny Brohn Cancer Care.

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Maggie Dixon RSHom

Maggie qualified as a Homeopath in 1999 and set up her practice  in the same year. She has been in practice since that time and now owns a clinic in Bath, which provides a multi discipline team of natural health practitioners. 

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Richard O'Quinn

 Independent Director


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Linda Wicks RSHom

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Hilary Fairclough RSHom

Hilary qualified as a homeopath in 1995 and has since run a thriving homeopathic practice in London, Cornwall and Brighton. Hilary gained a degree in Sociology from Sheffield University and  was then a nurse for 10 years before training to be a homeopath. She worked as a District Nurse, a Palliative Care Specialist and as a Lecturer in Community Nursing. 

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