Trustees & Supporters

Trustees

Annys Fairweather

BSc, MSc, MCSP, HCPC

Chair 

Annys completed a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science at Birmingham University, an MSc in Physiotherapy in 2006 at King’s College London and a PGCert in Neurological Rehabilitation at the University of Nottingham in 2015 and has benefitted from 10 years of experience as an NHS physiotherapist, at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust. Annys worked as an exercise instructor prior to becoming a physiotherapist. She founded LEGS in 2016. 

David Fairweather

Trustee (Treasurer)

David is a founding partner of a successful Hedge Fund and has over 25 years experience in finance. David graduated from Cambridge University in 1995 with an MA in Economics and History. 

Esther Kufrin

Deputy Chair

Esther is a solicitor by trade having worked at court in Germany and practised law in the US. After moving to the UK in 2011 she founded her own exercise focused business. 

Rupert Cockcroft

MBA

Trustee 

Rupert was a Captain in the Army (Welsh Guards). After that he worked in the independent healthcare industry.  He then started his own business, building and running cancer centres throughout the UK. He had a stroke, which resulted in the sale of the business.  Since then he has helped stroke related charities.  

Caroline Appel

BSc, MSc, PhD, HCPC

Trustee 

Caroline completed a BSc and MSc in Physiotherapy and Human Movement Sciences, respectively, at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and started her career as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in Amsterdam. She then moved to London and worked in the acute hospital setting, consolidating her skills in acute respiratory, orthopaedics and neurosciences care. She specialised in neurosciences and subsequently completed a PhD in Stroke Rehabilitation. 

Caroline is Clinical Lead Physiotherapist for the Camden Neurology and Stroke Service.

 

Supporters

In addition to our network of generous individual and corporate supporters, we are also very grateful for the assistance we receive from LEGS Ambassadors (who help spread the word about our work).

 

Ambassadors

Linda Spencer