Reiki Council Officers

The Reiki Council has a chair, a vice-chair, a secretary and a treasurer in addition to the representatives of its member organisations. 

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Chair: Jeanne Long 

Jeanne is a Reiki Master Teacher teaching accredited/verified Reiki courses. She has been a Reiki Master since 1999, forming the Reiki Connection in 2002.  Being the treasurer of the original Reiki Regulatory Working Group, she become the Reiki Council treasurer when the Reiki Council was formed in 2008followed by Vice-Chair in 2019 and Chair in 2020. Jeanne is also currently the Reiki Council Head of Verification and Education plus serves on the Profession Specific Board for Reiki with Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).


Vice-Chair: Tripuri Dunne 

Tripuri is an experienced Reiki Practitioner and Master Teacher who has worked with Reiki since the early 90's in London, and Norwich in clinical settings. She is member of the Reiki Alliance and currently serves as Membership secretary for The Reiki Association. She has been a representative on Reiki Council since 2008 and was also part of the Reiki Regulatory Working Group from 2004.

Secretary: Samantha Love

Samantha is a Reiki Master working her way towards Verified Practitioner. She is a certified Crystal Healer, Indian Head Massage Practitioner and has an Aromatherapy Diploma. She has built her secretarial skill-set working in Executive Administration at ‘The University of The West of England – Bristol’ for 18 years after finishing college in 2002 and gaining an NVQ in Administration.  Samantha is passionate about Reiki and, in addition to being the secretary for the Reiki Connection,  is excited to be appointed as the Reiki Council secretary.


Treasurer: Christine Studman

  • I have been with Reiki for about 10 years now and have been a Reiki Master since 2015.
  • My Reiki Master is Michael Kauffman.
  • I have been a member of The Reiki Association (TRA) for about 10 years.
  • Since 2013 I have been the Finance Officer for TRA
  • My career was in Finance in the book distribution industry until my retirement in 2013.

Reiki Council member representatives

  • Andy Chrysostomou - The Reiki Guild/CNHC Profession Specific Board
  • Anne-Marie Carratu - UK Reiki Federation/CNHC Profession Specific Board
  • Dan Stephens - Complementary Health Professionals
  • Diane Tyrrell - Reiki Association 
  • Gavin Ford - UK Reiki Federation
  • Jeanne Long - The Reiki Connection/CNHC Profession Specific Board/RC Chair
  • Jonathan Stuart - Jikiden Reiki
  • Julia Eversfield - Reiki and Seichem Association - RASA
  • Kate Jones - The Reiki Alliance/CNHC Profession Specific Board
  • Louise Peeters - The Reiki Association
  • Maggie Stanley - The Reiki Connection
  • Rain Mcmanus - The Reiki Association/RC Treasurer
  • Rika Tanaka - Jikiden Reiki
  • Rosemary Pharo - The Reiki Guild
  • Rupert Fawcett - The Reiki Academy 
  • Samantha Love - The Reiki Connection/RC Secretary
  • Suzanne Zacharia - Reiki and Seichem Association - RASA
  • Torsten Lange - The Reiki Academy 
  • Tripuri Dunne - The Reiki Alliance/RC Vice Chair