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Meet the team at Fitwise and read about our experience in professional conference organising and association management.

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  • To view individual staff profiles see below.



25.png   Neil Watt
   Managing Director

   Email: neil.watt@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292030

 

 

Neil joined Fitwise as Managing Director in January 2014. Neil has over 30 years’ experience in both the UK Healthcare and Pharmaceutical markets and during this time has held a number of senior Sales and Marketing Management roles with many of the biggest names in these sectors including Johnson & Johnson, Cow & Gate Nutricia, Quintiles, AstraZeneca and Stryker. Previous roles have included UK General Manager, Group Product Manager, Head of UK Sales and Marketing and Business Development Director.

Neil brings with him significant experience of working in the Cardiovascular, Uro/Gynae, Dermatology, GI, Respiratory, Ophthamology and Rheumatology pharmaceutical markets. He also has experience of nutrition, CSO, theatre disposable and medical devices markets.

 

Administration Team

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31.png  Lynn Ward

   Head of Administration
   Fitwise Company Secretary

   Email: lynn.ward@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292022


Having joined Fitwise in 2003, Lynn has responsibility for the entire administration function within the company, including all facilities management.  She manages the total Quality Management Policy and the ISO9001 registration process on an annual basis to ensure that existing service standards are maintained or improved as necessary. Lynn brings a wealth of organisational experience to the role.


27.png   Michelle McDougall
   Senior Administration Executive
   PA to Fitwise Board

   Email: michelle.mcdougall@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone01506 292025

 


Joined Fitwise in 2013, Michelle provides PA support for some of our association clients and assumes responsibility for the Fitwise Board of Directors, and their day to day requirements. She also supports Lynn Ward in her role as Senior Administration Executive and has the responsibility of general recruitment and HR duties for the Administration team.

Michelle also deals with IPS membership subscriptions and renewals as part of her work as Administration Executive..


13.png   Lynne Duncan
   PA to the IPS Board

   Email: lynne.duncan@fitwise.co.uk or PA@ips.uk.net
   Phone01506 292023

 

 

Joined Fitwise in 2005, Lynne assumes responsibility for the Infection Prevention Society Board, and their day to day requirements. This involves organising meetings, travel arrangements, general administration and responding to correspondence on behalf of the IPS Board.


19.png   Louise Walker
   Administration Executive  

   Phone01506 292040
 

 



Louise joined Fitwise in 2014 and is the BAUN PA and deals with BAUN membership database entry including processing new members and updating existing member's details. Louise also assists with the IDSc Technical Certificate & Training Material and provides other general administrative duties as required.


2.png   Sharon Mill
   Administrative Executive

   Email: sharon.mill@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292040 

 


Sharon is currently covering maternity leave for BAUN PA and deals with BAUN membership database entry including processing new members and updating existing member's details. Sharon also assists with the IDSc Technical Certificate & Training Material and provides other general administrative duties as required. Sharon now processes new and existing HIS Membership.

 



26.png   Gwen Campbell
   Administrative Executive

   Email: gwen.campbell@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292024

 

 

Joining Fitwise as an Administration Executive in March 2015, Gwen assumes responsibility for the British Academy of Audiology Board (BAA), and their day to day requirements.  This involves organising meetings, travel arrangements, general administration and responding to correspondence on behalf of the BAA Board. Gwen also supports the HTS Modules committee to co-ordinate and arrange the HTS Modules exams.


3.png   Jacqueline McCafferty
   Administration Executive 

   Email: Jacqueline.McCafferty@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 
01506 811077

 

 

Jackie has 15 years of administrative experience working for HBoS, Edinburgh Napier University and, more recently, working within the 3rd Sector for a small social enterprise. Her role at Fitwise includes dealing with ACA and POGP membership and also assisting the bookkeeping team with finance administrative duties.


21.png   Cheryl McLeary
   Administration Executive  

   Email: cheryl.mcleary@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 
01506 292 049

 

 

In February 2016, Cheryl joined Fitwise as an Administration Executive.  Cheryl is responsible for the membership administration and PA duties for the British Society of Audiology, and their day to day requirements.  Before joining Fitwise, Cheryl had previously worked for a charitable organisation for 10 years and also brings with her past experience in the private sector.


6.png   Carron Burgess
   Administration Executive

   Email: Carron.Burgess@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 
01506 292 035


 

In February 2016, Carron joined Fitwise as an Administration Executive with 20 years of secretarial skills and experience working for a broad spectrum of business sectors.  Carron is responsible for the membership administration and PA duties for the Vascular Society and Circulation Foundation, and their day to day requirements.



12.png   Lorraine Gray
   Administration Executive   

   Email: Lorraine.Gray@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: to be confirmed



Lorraine joined Fitwise in December 2016 as an Administration Executive and is responsible for the membership administration for the European Society for Paediatric Diseases.


14.png   Michaela Jones
   Administration Executive   

   Email: Michaela.Jones@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: to be confirmed

 

 

Michaela joined Fitwise in January 2017 as an Administration Executive and is responsible for the membership administration for the British Academy of Audiology (BAA).


Bookkeeping Team


28.png   Sandra Rees
   Bookkeeper 

   Email: sandra.rees@fitwise.co.uk 
   Phone01506 292028

 

 

Joined Fitwise in 2003, Sandra manages the accounts and bookkeeping for Vascular Society, Circulation Foundation, VSGBI Ltd, British Society of Audiology and HIS conference. Sandra has over 30 years’ bookkeeping skills and experience, as well having an extensive knowledge of Fitwise’s business.


30.png  Robert McGuckin
   Association Book keeper 

   Email: robert.mcguckin@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone01506 292027

 

 

Robert joined Fitwise in October 2013. He assumes responsibility for the bookkeeping function for Fitwise and several of our association clients.


22.png   Nicola Millar
   Assistant Book keeper

   Email: nicola.millar@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone:01506 292045

 

 

Nicola joined Fitwise in 2013. She assists with bookkeeping duties for Fitwise and assumes responsibility for bookkeeping of various association clients including BAUN, POGP and ACA.


24.png   Shona Wilson
   Credit Controller

   Email: shona.wilson@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292026

 

 Joined Fitwise in 2010, Shona assumes responsibility for Fitwise and all association client's credit control. Her role involves sending out regular reminders to ensure payment is received.

 

 

Events Team

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1.png  Stacy Martin
   Head of Events
   Email: stacy.martin@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292032

 

 

 

Stacy joined Fitwise in 2002, working within our association and healthcare conference management department. With over fourteen years experience, Stacy heads up the events team and manages some of our larger conferences, events and exhibitions. Each event is crafted to meet our clients’ vision, and deliver both educational excellence and at the same time meeting strict financial objectives.


11.png  Jenny Elliot
   Senior Events Manager

   Email: jenny.elliot@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292033 

 

 

Prior to her appointment to Fitwise in 2009, Jenny gained over five years experience within the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors following an honours degree in Hospitality Management.  As the Senior Events Manager Jenny manages some of our larger conferences, events and exhibitions.


16.png  Derek Jardine
   Events Manager

   Email: derek.jardine@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292034

 


Following a four year honours degree at Napier University, Derek joined Fitwise in 2010. As a member of our growing events team, Derek specialises in one day conferences and events. This role sees him travelling UK wide managing these commitments whilst augmenting the company's list of approved venues and suppliers.



15.png  Garry Kinnear
   Events Manager

   Email: garry.kinnear@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292046

 

 

Joining the team in 2014, Garry brings a broad range of event management experience gained venue, agency and client-side. Garry worked in stadia, conference centres and with several hotel groups before joining an event management company where he produced conferences and exhibitions for a range of public sector organisations. Latterly he worked in-house, managing the annual events programme for a large UK association. With his enthusiasm and experience, Garry plays a key role managing our clients event requirements.


15.png  Phyllis Tait
   Events Manager

   Email: phyllis.tait@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292043

 

 

Phyllis joined the Fitwise event team in 2013 bringing over 20 years' experience within the healthcare industry. Working predominantly within the Medical Division, she assumed responsibility for an annual catalogue of UK, European and International conferences and exhibitions.

With a wealth of industry knowledge and a personal, approachable attitude, Phyllis will take the event lead for a catalogue of our one day and annual conferences and exhibitions.


10.png  Louise Turnbull
   Events Executive

   Email: louiset@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 811077

 


On completion of an Event Management degree from Napier University, Louise worked with one of the UK's leading hotel chains where she developed her knowledge of the conference and events market. Joining Fitwise in 2014, Louise plays a key role in the pre, onsite and post event management of one day conferences and exhibitions. Louise also supports the events team in the planning, implementation and onsite delivery of our larger events. Louise's meticulous attention to detail, enthusiasm and friendly attitude ensures an incomparable level of service is offered to our clients. 


5.png  Lauren Nagle
   Events Executive

   Email: lauren.nagle@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292 031

 

 

Before joining the Fitwise events team in 2016, Lauren completed her degree in Events Management at Queen Margaret University. Lauren has experience working within the charity sector and has been involved in organising several fundraising events. Lauren’s main roles within Fitwise include planning and running study days for our clients, as well as assisting with and running some of our annual events.



  Copy_of_Photo_available_shortly_1.pngCraig Webster

   Events Executive

   Email: Craig.Webster@fitwise.co.uk
   

 

 

Craig graduated from Queen Margaret University with honours in 2014. Since graduating he has worked within a variety of roles within the events industry including helping to organise world famous marathons and leading on a variety of different large scale corporate and private events.

Craig’s role see’s him covering a number of Fitwise’s one day conferences and study days as well as helping to organise our larger conferences. 


11.png  Elaine Mckeown
   Events Executive

   Email: Elaine.Mckeown@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 
01506 292 042

 

 

Elaine joined the Fitwise events team in May 2016 and plays an integral role in the pre, onsite and post event management of one day conferences and exhibitions in addition to working with other members of the team on a collection of larger projects.

Elaine has an excellent understanding of event processes and procedures. With her meticulous attention to detail, approachable, ‘can do’ attitude she has very quickly become an asset to the ever growing events team.


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Liam Holligan

 Events Executive

 Email: Liam.Holligan@fitwise.co.uk
 Telephone: 01506 639 608

 

Liam graduated with BA Honours in Events Management at the University Of The West of Scotland in 2014. Prior to joining Fitwise in July 2017, Liam worked in Events and Communications for a international rail operator organising conferences and networking events across the UK.

Liam’s role see’s him covering a number of Fitwise’s one day conferences and study days as well as helping to organise our larger annual conferences.

Marketing Team

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4.png  Katie Hill
  Head of Marketing

  Email: katie.hill@fitwise.co.uk
  LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/in/khillfitwise
  Twitter: @KHillFitwise
  Phone: 01506 292037

 
Katie joined Fitwise in 2010, bringing experience operating within marketing roles.  Katie is involved with the development and implementation of marketing plans for Fitwise and its healthcare association clients. These include: developing and implementing marketing strategies, membership promotion and event marketing.


3.png  Laura Graham
  Acting Marketing Manager

  Email: laura.graham@fitwise.co.uk
  Phone: 01506 292038

 

 

Laura has been with Fitwise since 2011 after completing a four years honours degree in Tourism Management at Stirling University. Laura is responsible for the marketing of Fitwise and its healthcare association clients. This includes email marketing, postal campaigns, print management, branding implementation, membership recruitment, SEO generation and social media marketing including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Laura has worked with many of Fitwise's key clients to include the Infection Prevention Society, British Academy of Audiology, British Association of Urological Nurses, Association for Continence Advice and Healthcare Infection Society.


1.png  Laura Cassidy
  Marketing Executive

  Email: laura.cassidy@fitwise.co.uk
  LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/in/laurakcassidy
  Phone:
01506 292051

 

Laura Cassidy joined the Marketing team in March 2015 as a Marketing Assistant, helping with the development and implementation of marketing plans for Fitwise and its clients. Laura is from Atlanta, Georgia, United States and has previously studied in four different countries. She has a marketing background with a BSc in Communications and an MSc in International Marketing.


2.png  Betty Kwok
  Marketing Assistant

  Email: betty.kwok@fitwise.co.uk
 
 Telephone: 01506 639 610


 

Betty joined the team at Fitwise in April 2016 as a Marketing Assistant. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh with an MA in Business and Accounting, Betty decided to go down the marketing stream of her degree and pursue a career in this field. Her role includes developing and implementing marketing plans, and event marketing for Fitwise and its clients.


Sales Team

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7.png   Paul Harrison
   Director of Sales

   email: paul.harrison@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292036 

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Joined Fitwise in 2008, with over 15 years experience operating within senior sales & marketing roles, predominantly within the technology sector.  Paul has a thorough understanding of conferences & exhibitions, having commissioned a number of events in his role as Product Manager for a leading electronics distributor based in Montreal, Canada. 

Paul has contributed greatly to the development of additional revenue streams for our clients, by introducing new concepts to their approach to market.  Paul is also closely involved in new business development, and is always keen to open discussions with prospective healthcare clients.


 

8.png   Catriona Rice
   Account Manager 

   Email: catriona.rice@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292039

 

 


Catriona originally joined Fitwise in 1997 as their first employee and is thrilled after an eight year break to bring up family to have been asked back to a full time position in 2013. Catriona assists Paul in the development of new and existing business and takes responsibility for ACA, BAUN, Vascular Societies, BSA  and various other conferences along with advertising sales in various publications for ACA, Dermatological Nursing Journal, BSA Audacity and BAUN.


10.png   Catherine Wilson
   Sales Administrator

   Email: catherine.wilson@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone: 01506 292 037

 

 


Catherine is the Sales Administrator and provides valued sales administration support to Paul and Catriona. Her role includes processing orders for various events and journals, ensuring deadlines are met for ACA, IDSc and BAUN Newsletters, quoting for website advertising and direct mailings, processing expenses and, in general, helping the sales team to provide an efficient service to our clients.


9.png   Dario Capaldi
   Account Executive

   Email: Dario.Capaldi@fitwise.co.uk
   Phone:
01506 292 048

 

 

Joining the Fitwise sales team as an account executive in 2016, Dario's role focuses mainly on infection prevention within the healthcare sector. In a sales capacity, his responsibilities are predominantly focused towards Infection Prevention Society (IPS) one day events, support towards the IPS Annual Conference and advertising sales for the Institute of Decontamination Sciences.