Caroline Larissey Joins FHT Board as Vice President Following AGM Meeting

Caroline Larrissey, a highly respected professional with an impressive background in the hair and beauty industry, joins the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)

The FHT are delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Larissey as the newest member of the FHT Governing Council, assuming the esteemed role of Vice President. Caroline’s appointment was confirmed during this year’s Annual General Meeting, where her extensive experience and remarkable accomplishments in the industry stood out.

Caroline is a highly respected and accomplished professional, with a 35 plus year track record of working within the sector, she is currently serving as the Director of Quality and Standards at the National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF), the largest UK trade association representing nearly 6,000 hairdressing, barbers, beauty and aesthetics businesses. In her current capacity, where she is a driving force behind championing the employer voice and ensuring uncompromising quality, standards and education throughout the sector.

Acting as a pivotal liaison between government and industry, Caroline collaborates with employers, industry stakeholders, awarding organisations, professional bodies, government agencies, departments and ministers. Her expertise spans diverse areas, including training, apprenticeships, standards, qualifications, codes of practice, quality assurance, funding and business practices. She also serves as a chairperson, ambassador, advisor and board member of various influential groups involved in industry.

On the news of her appointment, Caroline says: “I am truly honoured to have been elected as a member of the Governing Council for the Federation of Holistic Therapists, serving as the Vice President.

“The FHT’s unwavering dedication in supporting, representing, and championing therapists within the complementary, beauty and sports sectors resonates deeply with my own goals and values. I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and look forward to supporting the FHT over the coming year.”

Caroline’s passion for excellence and her impressive track record makes her a valuable addition to the FHT board, and her insights are expected to contribute significantly to the FHT’s future success.

As Vice President, she will play a pivotal role in guiding the FHT’s mission to raise standards, promote good practice and provide unwavering support to therapists across various holistic disciplines. Her expertise and dedication are poised to further strengthen the FHT’s commitment to excellence and advancement within the health and beauty therapy industry.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Caroline Larissey as she embarks on this exciting new chapter with the FHT.  •