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

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.

Sam Batten

Sam Batten - South West Account Manager
Sam has been interested in health and fitness since studying sport science at university over 15 years ago. He is particularly interested in nutrition and its effects on high performance as he has first hand experience from an elite level rowing career spanning 10 years. Sam has spent over 5 years in the sales environment, most recently in a independent pharmacy role. Sam enjoys getting out on his road bike and running as well as growing vegetables at his allotment and spending time with his family.

Peter Courtney-Fitch

Peter Courtney-Fitch - South East Account Manager
Peter has had a passion for natural health, wellness and fitness for many years. He credits his keen interest in nutrition for giving him an edge in achieving dance championship success as a child and becoming a world champion in Tae Kwan-Do as an adult. He has been involved in sales and marketing in various roles for over 20 years, most recently as an Area and Store Manager for a retail brand. Peter enjoys sports, HIIT, music, dancing, cooking and spending time with his children.