The ESO Management Team

At the ESO we’re proud of our strong, supportive community

The European School of Osteopathy has a world-class reputation for high quality osteopathic education, which has been achieved through the hard work, professionalism and dedication of all our staff and supporters.  The School benefits from a strong and diverse leadership team that works with staff, faculty and students to assure the School’s place as a leading osteopathic educational institution.

If you would like more information about the ESO’s Governance / Management Structure please contact Executive Team Assistant Jessica Williams on 01622 671558 or email

Ian Fraser

Chief Executive Officer

Paula Fletcher

Chancellor & Head of Quality

Role   Chancellor and Head of Quality   Academic and Professional background Dr Paula Fletcher has been involved with osteopathy and the ESO for over 30 years and, during that time, has overseen enormous change, both within the School and the profession as a whole. Dr Paula Fletcher studied for a degree in Special Studies […]

Ceira Kinch

Dean of Academic Studies

Role Dean of Academic Studies Qualifications & Further Awards/Achievements M.Ost MSc Osteopathic Sports Care PGCert ACE   Professional Interest/Publications QAA RQ Visitor GOsC Assessor for Non-UK Qualification; Further Evidence of Practice & ACP External Examiner Kingston University Expert Witness Training Poster Presentation at 9th International Osteopathic Symposium   Personal Interests Cooking Dancing Rugby (Spectator!) Learning New Skills

Jennie King

Head of Student Services

Role Head of Student Services   In her role as Head of Student Services, Jennie King oversees and manages a range of departments at the ESO including: Registry services; Student support, guidance and welfare; Academic quality; Admissions; Library services.   Academic and Professional Background Jennie has worked in education for over 30 years; as a […]

Jessica Williams

PA to Executive Team

Denise Roberts

Role Company Secretary  

David Tasker

Chair of Trustees

Academic and Professional background David is at heart a geographer, who worked in the Insurance industry for 40 years. During that time he held a variety of operational management roles, which saw him lead teams of up to 100 people. His working life reflects his geographic background as it took him to the East End […]

Graham Jones

Trustee of the European School of Osteopathy

Role Trustee of the European School of Osteopathy

Graham Mason

Trustee of The European School of Osteopathy

Conor McDermott

Trustee of the European School of Osteopathy

Qualifications & Further Awards/Achievements Bachelor of Science (Hons) Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Finance Advanced Diploma in Credit (Institute of Financial Services) Roles Senior Banker working for a boutique Private Bank in the City of London. Specialism in Healthcare, Education and Not for Profit Sector with over 15 years banking experience including Credit Risk roles […]

Keith Robinson

Trustee of the European School of Osteopathy

Peter Ward

Trustee of The European School of Osteopathy

Dr Philip Bright

Head of Research & Professional Development

Trevor Campbell

Head of Professional Knowledge & Clinical Reasoning

Teresa Kahl

Head of Osteopathic Principles & Skills

Sarah-Jane Marshall

Head of Clinical Education

  Qualifications & Further Awards/Achievements DO PGCertHE   Roles Head of Clinical Education Clinic Tutor Assessor and Moderator Head of Session   Professional Interest/Publications External Examiner for FCCA exams   Personal Interests Sport in general Coaching and managing various levels in Hockey Photography Travel

Claire Piper

Head of Clinical Integration

Qualifications DO DPO   Roles Head of Department Osteopathic Integration Clinic Tutor General and Children’s Clinic Lecturer Year 2 Clinical Integration   Professional Interests Chair of Kent and East Sussex Osteopaths Regional Group Paediatrics   Personal Interests Reading History Walking

Dustie Houchin

Programme Leader (Animal Osteopathy)

Richard Twining

Programme Leader (International Department)

Thibaut Chassagne

Head of International Department, Course Leader, Clinic Tutor, Lecturing Assistant (Visceral)

Catherine Clair

Head of International Department, Course Leader (GMS, MET and Osteopathy Tutorials), Lecturing Assistant (Visceral), Standby Clinic Tutor

Bernadette Ranger

Admissions Officer

Niki Lock

Admissions Assistant

Sue Elliott

Library Supervisor

Jacqui White

Student Welfare Officer