Julie Speed

Founder of Amethyst Trust

Julie has worked in the beauty industry for 35 years, including working in education and being salon based. Julie held the position of General Manager of BABTAC for 4 years and was also previously a board member for the UK Spa Association. Julie’s focus now is on a successful training academy training therapists from Level 2 up to Level 4 including apprenticeships and also spreading the message that massage for people living with cancer is a good thing and should not be contraindicated, through her work with the Amethyst Trust which Julie co-founded in 2010. The Amethyst Trust has trained individual therapists and full salon and spa teams throughout the United Kingdom and also advises several spa brands on treatment protocols.