Co-Founder & CEO Glenn Withers
CEO and Founder APPI Healthgroup. B.Physiotherapy MAPA, MCSP, HPC. Chair Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy.
Glenn Withers is the co-founder of APPI Healthgroup and an award winning physiotherapist. Glenn was awarded the prestigious APA development scholarship in 2000 for international study into physiotherapy advancement. This research lead to Glenn co-creating the APPI Rehabilitation Pilates method whereby research, evidence and clinical reasoning are linked to each and every movement.
A published author, international presenter and educator, Glenn is responsible for some of the largest developments in the combination of physiotherapy and pilates in healthcare. Glenn’s bestselling book, Back to Life with APPI Pilates has become an essential part of any exercise library. Glenn has been featured frequently in the national press, in additional to being published in many industry journals. Glenn is also Chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy, a government advisor to the health and leisure industry, a level 4 REPS technical expert in exercise delivery and has a regular monthly column in Running Fitness Magazine. Glenn currently holds the positions of clinical director of APPI’s health centres, in addition to being the resident director of education for APPI Education. As part of his clinical role Glenn consults too many professional athletes, teams and organisations, as well as being one of London’s leading clinicians in the management of Back and Pelvic pain.
Over the years Glenn has worked with Tottenham Hotspur FC , Manchester United FC, Arsenal FC, Brentford FC, English National Ballet, British Winter Sports Program, English Institute of Sport, Collingwood Magpies Professional Australian Rules Football team, Professional Tennis players from the ATP circuit, Victorian State Netball League and many more. Glenn’s many achievements lead him to be nominated as Physiotherapist of the year in 2010.
Outside of work Glenn is a proud husband and father to 5 beautiful children. A keen triathlete, Glenn has competed in all distances from sprint triathlon to Ironman. In 2014 Glenn was a team member for the British National Team (Age Group) for the ETU long distance triathlon championships.
Director US Operations Charlotte Bell
After graduation, Charlotte moved into Retail where she spent several years first in Sales Management and then Operations Management. She has great experience overseeing the growth and development of businesses. Recently she has taken the role of International Business Development Manager and is now Director of Operations in America.
International Speaker Liason Officer Larissa Whitehorn
Larissa is not only a Physiotherapist, but also and fully certified APPI Pilates Instructor. After spending a couple of years in Brazil developing her own successful business in education, Larissa moved to the UK as a full-time International Development Officer with the APPI where she proved invaluable in developing fantastic relationships with International course presenters and partners. She puts her all into ensuring all Speakers are well looked after.
Marketing & Website Manager Nick Whitehorn
Starting off his career with a top Science Degree from the University of Exeter, Nick took his strong analytical mind-set into the media-sphere; moving into publishing, sales and marketing, eventually adding to his expertise with an International Marketing qualification. Our manager brings with him well over a decade of relevant experience in advertising, sales management and marketing management. He has been directly responsible for company branding, websites, offline and online digital marketing strategy, business development initiatives and leadership of the sales unit.
As a Marketing expert, Nick is passionate about integrated communication plans and strives to deliver fresh and consistent messaging across both print and digital spaces. He keeps up-to-date as a CIM certified marketing professional.
Social Media Manager Dani Woolf
Dani is our resident Social Media manager and graduated from University with a degree in English Literature. She loves to build customer engagement and enjoys using all relevant digital channels to generate a response from the community.