Meet The Team


Rachel Tweedie

Rachel Tweedie - Director
Rachel has worked in the health food trade for 20 years, for wholesaler Nature’s Store (now Tree of Life), before starting her own business, Try Me Now in 2007. She loves all sports including running, attending the gym, yoga and watching Cricket, Football and Rugby. Living on the edge of the Peak District gives Rachel the opportunity to enjoy some beautiful walks around the Staffordshire and Cheshire Moorlands. When at home she loves cooking and experimenting with new ingredients and recipes.

David Walker

David Walker - Director
David has 30 years of business management experience, helping the development of the company into the Thyme era. He has managed logistics and on-line teams as Operations Director in the highly competitive gift industry.

Tina Abid

Tina Abid - Sales Admin Manager
Tina has been the Sales Administration Manager for Thyme Marketing since 2010. She previously worked at Tree of Life as telesales supervisor for 15 years. Tina enjoys reading, gardening and travel with husband and three boys- a very active and enthusiastic little boy and teenage twins! Never a dull moment

Dru Braod

Dru Broad - Account Manager
Dru has a diploma in nutrition and is currently studying for her level 3 personal training diploma. Dru has a varied background working in catering and hospitality, retail management and sales. She is passionate about food and health, and is a keen runner. Dru grows her own vegetables, loves to cook and is currently renovating her house in Essex.

Carey Dyer

Carey Dyer - Account Manager
Carey has worked in the health food trade for over 15 years in both sales and retail and has been with Thyme Marketing since 2014. Carey enjoys running and has completed marathons and even an ultra marathon, along with climbing, walking and yoga

Jim Armour

Jim Armour - Sales Consultant
Jim has enjoyed many years of sales in multi-sector international industries. He works with Thyme directors and account managers ensuring that our visits to retailers deliver great value and intelligent feedback for our clients.

Helen Atherton

Helen Atherton - Marketing Manager
Helen’s background is in Marketing and Public Sector events. She enjoys spinning and regularly goes to classes each week. Helen loves baking and cooking, having recently found out that she has various food intolerances she is enjoying experimenting in the kitchen.

Ian Madle

Ian Madle - Account Manager
Ian's background is in wholesaling and operations management. He has a vast and varied knowledge of the whole foods industry. He has a passion for healthy living and nutrition which comes across in his day to day work.In his spare time Ian enjoys racing yachts and is a qualified sailing instructor.