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Privy Council has approved the nominations of Elisabeth Angier and Jennifer Adams to the General Chiropractic Council.

Both appointments follow a competitive recruitment process for a new registrant and a lay member of Council.

Mary Chapman, Chair of the GCC Council said: “Both Elisabeth and Jennifer bring to Council a broad range of business, finance, education and chiropractic expertise which will undoubtably help the GCC as we prepare to publish our new strategy and strategic plan for 2022-2024.

“I believe Elisabeth and Jennifer will contribute valuable professional insights and experience which can only help us in performing our statutory duties to the highest of standards. I look forward to working with them over the coming months and years.”

Elisabeth Angier: Registrant Member

Elisabeth Angier is a chiropractor based in the Wye Valley, Herefordshire. She is a Clinic Supervisor at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of South Wales, and Chair of the Chiropractic Research Council, a charitable organisation concerned with advancing chiropractic research for the benefit of patients.

For the GCC, Elisabeth has performed several roles, including Education Visitor and Test of Competence assessor of overseas chiropractors wishing to practise in the UK.

Elisabeth graduated from her alma mater, University of Surrey, with a Distinction in MSc in Chiropractic and has been registered with the GCC since 2001.


Jennifer Adams: Lay Member

Jennifer began her career as an investment analyst and fund manager within the UK Equity market working for several large investment institutions, including Abbey Life and Aviva. Since relocating to Yorkshire in 1995, her work has centred on corporate governance roles within the private and public sector with a focus on addressing economic, health and social inequalities.

She has been director of Finance Yorkshire since 2009, securing funding for SMEs in Yorkshire and the Humber and has recently been appointed to York St John University’s governing body and is chair of its Audit Committee.

Previously, Jennifer was a non-executive director for 8 years at York Hospital NHS Foundation Trust where she developed her knowledge of healthcare regulation and patient safety.

Jennifer graduated from the University of Southampton with a first-class degree in Economics.