Johnny Wilkes, Chief Executive Officer
Johnny joined The Movement Centre in December 2020 as The Chief Executive Officer. Johnny served for 29 years in the British Army where he reached the rank of Major. After leaving the service Johnny assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer & Head Office Manager with an insurance broker based in Jordan serving clients operating throughout the MENA region. Thereafter, Johnny joined a European based NGO specialising in the investigation of war crimes across the globe where he spent 7 years as the Finance Manager dealing with multiple grants from Western governments and the EU.
Johnny is an avid football fan and is a season ticket holder at Shrewsbury Town and is also a regular visitor to Anfield when he can get tickets! Johnny is a real family man and enjoys keeping fit and in particular mountain biking.
Sarah Bew, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist
Sarah joined The Movement Centre after qualifying as a physiotherapist in 2009. She also works with orthopaedic patients and those with spinal injuries as a bank physiotherapist for RJAH Hospital.
Sarah loves being active and spends her spare time walking the local hills and cycling. You may even pass her on her bike on her way to work in the morning!
Jack Mantle, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist
Jack joined The Movement Centre in 2019, having accumulated over 5 years’ clinical experience specialising in Community Paediatrics.
Jack is a football fanatic and plays or watches whenever he can – alongside Muay Thai training! When not taking part in sport, Jack enjoys spending time with family, walking his dog, playing guitar or relaxing with a book or TV series/film.
Curtis Langley, Fundraising and Marketing Officer
Curtis joined the team in 2016 as a Physiotherapy and Fundraising Assistant. He had previously had 7 years previous experience as a Therapy Assistant. Curtis had also had lots of fundraising experience, having organised many events and completed four marathons. In April 2018 he made the switch to fundraising and marketing full time.
Away from The Movement Centre Curtis is a keen runner, a swimming teacher and he loves to cook.
Lynne Ford, Children’s Therapy Coordinator
Lynne joined The Movement Centre in 2002. Her background as a trained Nursery Nurse is invaluable when working with children of all ages. Lynne supports the physiotherapists in assessments and the team with administration.
When she is not working at The Movement Centre Lynne is kept on her toes by spending time with her six grandchildren.
Ann Norwood, Children’s Therapy Assistant
Ann joined The Movement Centre in 2018. Her background is in childcare and she has vast experience of working with children of different ages. Ann supports the physiotherapists in sessions and with administration.
Away from The Movement Centre Ann is a mum to three older children and enjoys reading, listening to music and caring for Niffler the cat.