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About Us

Our trustees have widespread knowledge and experience of all aspects of homeopathy, and across complementary, traditional and integrated healthcare more widely. We understand where you are, and the challenges you may be facing, and want to use our knowledge and expertise to help you, and to build a community supportive of homeopathy.

Meet Our Trustees

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Mary Wyatt - Chair

Mary is Course Director of the Southern College of Homeopathy (SCOH), including the Iceland School. She started SCOH in 2009, and the Iceland School in 2016, because she is passionate about homeopathy and wanted to be instrumental in helping others to practice homeopathy in a professional and practical way. She is committed to bringing the very best and inspiring tutors to the colleges who have a diverse range of skills and knowledge who can help the students to develop their own practice and become competent and confident prescribers. 


Mary has been a trustee of the Homeopathy Action Trust since 2016, and became Chair in 2023. She is on the panel of 4Homeopathy, and a member and Chair of Homeopathy Training (HT). She was a panel member in QAVS, the HT Quality and validation scheme, which merged with the Society of Homeopaths (SoH) accreditation scheme to become the Institute of Homeopathic Accreditation (IHA).  


Mary has qualified in Homeopathy, Homeopathic Biopuncture, and Mesotherapy, and she has successful and busy practices in Surrey and Tunbridge Wells, as well as running student clinics for the college. She is also one of the co-founders of Homeopaths Support refugees, working in the refugee camps in Northern France, and beyond. 


Before becoming a homeopath, Mary worked within sales and marketing, and had her own recruitment business, so has first-hand knowledge of setting up and marketing, networking and promoting small businesses.

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Kate Burridge

Kate is a graduate in homeopathy through the Southern College of Homeopathy, and now works privately and also part-time in the NHS as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care, working with those diagnosed with a terminal condition. Her career spans nearly 30 years working mainly in palliative care, in the hospice, home and hospital, through which she has gained a wealth of experience, working at a senior level, communicating with people from all walks of life.


Kate has an extensive background in complementary therapies including Reflexology, Holistic massage, Reiki, Chakra work and Acupuncture, and is passionate about helping all who are interested in Homeopathy to access this amazing medicine. She wants to support students and newly qualified graduates, through HAT, to be the best they can be, so they can be part of the move towards a progressive natural medicine that changes lives for the better.  


Kate’s interest in homeopathy started way back in her early 20’s when she started using it both with her family and animals. 

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Matthew Williams

Matthew was a Political Chief of Staff and Senior Research Manager in Parliament for nearly 25 years, specialising in healthcare issues and health policy. At the same time, he ran the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Healthcare based at Westminster, which brought together organisations and stakeholders within the field of integrated healthcare, and took forward issues on their behalf. 


Matthew is Chair of the Integrated Healthcare Collaborative, which is the largest collaboration of key organisations in the field of complementary, traditional and natural healthcare anywhere in the world. It brings together the leading organisations in the field to work together on common areas of interest. He is also Vice-Chair of 4Homeopathy, which comprises all the major organisations within homeopathy in the UK.


Matthew has a background in business and economics, and was a former Parliamentary candidate. He has led, and advised on, many major campaigns, and raised key political health issues in Parliament and outside. He has worked with all the main organisations within integrated healthcare, and appreciates the special needs of the field. Through his various roles in Parliament, he has dealt with most government departments, agencies, as well as MPs and Peers from across the political spectrum. Matthew is an expert in the field, and also founder and director of the Integrated Healthcare Partnership, which was developed to fill the gap in knowledge and expertise available to the complementary, traditional and natural healthcare sector.

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Jackie Pearce-Dickens

Jackie is CEO of Whole Health Agriculture (WHAg), a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to teaching farmers alternative health approaches to help end reliance on antibiotics and synthetic chemicals. Jackie is passionate about supporting people into homeopathic education and practice.

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