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Lyn Mynott, Chief Executive Officer

Lyn runs the office on a full-time basis and answers queries from our members and members of the public, deals with any marketing and PR and checks that Thyroid UK adheres to any guidance in regard to the Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator as well as adheres to the legalities of Companies House.

She also runs our campaigns such as the #T3Campaign which she started in order to ensure that patients could access liothyronine .  She is also the editor of our membership magazine, Harmony, and writes most of the articles herself.

Lyn is very interested in building her family tree and loves socialising with her family and friends.

Louise Hickey, PA to Chief Executive Officer

Louise works full time and deals with a lot of the queries that come into the office such as requests for our list of Private Doctors and Practitioners, our Support Network List and test results.   She organises our social media posts and looks after various databases for us such as our document database, making sure that new versions of our documents are recorded. She looks after all of our fundraisers, checking when fundraising events happen and dealing with the lovely people who take on challenges for us i.e. runs, walks and treks. She also deals with all of the orders that come in.

In her spare time, Louise enjoys jigsaw puzzles, karaoke, playing scrabble and watching crime documentaries.

Heidi Griggs, Financial Administrator

Heidi works part-time and deals with anything to do with banking such as our accounts and payments. She also looks after our membership database which means she keeps a check on new members and renewals.

In her spare time, Heidi enjoys baking, jigsaw puzzles, watching thrillers and spending time with her daughters exploring and seeing friends.

Carol Brown, Admin Assistant

Carol works part-time and assists Louise with the day to day office admin.

In her spare time, Carol enjoys walking in the countryside with her dog, spending time with family and friends and also enjoys listening to true crime podcasts.

Date updated: 02/05/23 (V2.0)
Review date: 02/05/24

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