Letter from Glynis Fox – President

G Fox

Dear Candidate,


I am delighted that you have expressed an interest in applying to be the Chief Executive of the Institute of Osteopathy. I hope this candidate brief gives you all the information you need about the requirements of this role. You can also find more information about us on our website: Institute of Osteopathy | Osteopathy for Health.

The organisation has flourished over the last decade, with member numbers up by some 12%, and income doubling in this period. Our vision and strategy focuses on the development of osteopathy as a growing and thriving profession, universally recognised and accessible to all patients.  The profession has grown in terms of public and professional awareness, as well as patient demand in line with this ambition. We are proud to work for the highly professional, and patient-dedicated community of osteopaths that we serve.

We are looking for our next Chief Executive Officer to build on the excellent work of the current post holder, who is retiring in 2025. We are looking for an influential, passionate and committed CEO to lead our dedicated and enthusiastic team here at the iO to support the President and Council with information and advice on the strategic direction of the Institute. You will need experience of building strong working relationships with a wide and complex range of stakeholders. Your key responsibility is to ensure that the strategic goals and operational plans of the iO are delivered, consistent with the organisation’s vision and mission.

If this is a role that interests you, we would very much like to receive your application. You can find all the details on how to apply in this brief. If you have any further questions about the role once you have read this candidate brief please contact Thewlis Graham on 0207 850 4781 or email: applications@thewlisgraham.com for a confidential conversation with Sarah Thewlis.

Yours sincerely

Glynis Fox