Founder and clinic director Kate started her career as a trained jeweller, working for Asprey and Garrard in London before undertaking her podiatry degree and returning home to Devon. As director, Kate drives the ethos and growth of the business, and is committed to promoting the podiatry industry: “We live and breathe commitment to our patients, and I am so proud of our team and what we have achieved in this short time.” Kate is also Secretary for the Devon Regional Branch of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. Kate’s weimaraner Jamie is her near constant companion, and her weekends are spent horseriding.
Martyn has had a long and varied career within healthcare. Martyn obtained a Batchelor of Science (with Honours) degree in podiatry from the University of Plymouth. He has a wide experience in all aspects of podiatry practice but has a particular interest in the management of skin and nail disorders, and in corrective nail surgery under local anaesthetic.
Martyn is also a Registered Nurse and worked for many years within the NHS in a number of specialist clinical roles. For 12 years Martyn was employed as a lead specialist wound care practitioner. He has published widely on a variety of healthcare subjects and has lectured at conferences and study days across the UK, Europe and the US.
In his free time Martyn enjoys riding his motorcycles, reading and exercising his border terriers. Family life is central to him and Martyn spends as much time as possible with his family.
Melanie always appreciates a grounded sense of independence and she loves helping others to feel the same. In her own words “a foot care treatment can feel like owning a new pair of feet”. She adheres to this mantra by looking after our residential home patients; ensuring they get the best possible care for their feet.
Melanie also has a keen interest in environmental issues and is helping MyPodiatrist work towards Carbon Neutrality.
Nadine is the newest member of the MyPodiatrist family. Her varied experience in administration, management and customer service make her perfect for helping patients with their foot health journey.
Outside of work, Nadine enjoys keeping fit, reading and spending time with her family and pets.