Our team

Victoria Handbury-Madin, Chief Executive

Vicky officially joined the team in April 2017, after supporting The Movement Centre in a freelance capacity on all aspects of fundraising and marketing since 2015. She has a number of years experience having worked with local, national and international charities. She is also a member of the Institute of Fundraising.

Vicky is a keen collector of vintage handbags, an avid reader and parent to two cockerpoos called Alfie and Archie!

Pauline Holbrook, Head of Clinical Services

Pauline (BA, MCSP, HCPC registered) leads the clinical  team at The Movement Centre. She joined The Movement Centre in December 2012 and has a degree in psychology and qualified as a physiotherapist in 1991.

Pauline has a wealth of experience in a wide range of areas, including paediatric orthopaedics. Her special interest lies in neurology and rehabilitation.

Polly Roberts, Operations Manager

Polly joined The Movement Centre team in May 2016.  She has a wide variety of experience within an office and administration environment, both within the private sector and NHS.

Polly has two young children who take up most of her free time!  However, she enjoys getting outside and going running when she gets the chance.

SB for website croppedSarah Bew, 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 weekend 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!

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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 five grandchildren!

Ann Norwood

Ann Norwood, Children’s Therapy Assistant

Ann joined The Movement Centre in May 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 teens and enjoys reading, listening to music and caring for Micky the cat.

Doreen Nicol, Volunteer

Doreen is a vital part of our team who volunteers weekly. She started at The Movement Centre April 2016 and has supported the fundraising team in many ways, including research, fundraising ideas, supporting us at events and baking an afternoon tea. Doreen is a great support to The Movement Centre.

Doreen is a keen golfer and enjoys walking, eating out, going to the theatre and reading.