Our people

Meet our team at the Association of Optometrists

Chief Executive’s office

Henrietta Alderman

Henrietta Alderman, Chief Executive

 

Human resources


JulieBrown

Julie Brown, Head of Human Resources
020 7549 2032

JanPhilips

Janice Phillips, PA to Chief Executive and Head of Support Services
020 7549 2002

Commercial

WendySteele

Wendy Steele, Commercial Director
020 7549 2064

 

Education and events


Ian Beasley, Head of Education and OT Clinical Editor

Ian Beasley, Head of Education and OT Clinical Editor

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Liz Routh, Events Manager 

020 7549 2061


Harriet Innes

Harriet Innes, Events and Exhibitions Officer
020 7549 2062


Malla Hussain

Malla Hussain, Education Officer
020 7549 2045

Elisabeth Lesser, Project Co-ordinator   

Elisabeth Lesser, Project Co-ordinator, Commercial (maternity cover)

020 7549 2067

Sarah Melzack  

Sarah Melzack, Project Co-ordinator, Commercial

IT and CRM


Jomelle Caburian, IT Manager

Jomelle Caburian, IT Manager
020 7549 2015

Chris Smith
                 

Chris Smith, IT Support Technician
020 7549 2081

Communications

 Vicky Vine

Vicky Vine, Communications Director
020 7549 2046

 

Marketing


Louisa Cliff

Louisa Cliff, Marketing Manager
020 7549 2048

EmilyCampbell

Emily Campbell, Marketing and PR Officer
020 7549 2040

Media and PR


Serena Box

Serena Box, PR and Media Manager
020 7549 2063

 

Website


Ahsan Khan

Ahsan Khan, Web Delivery Manager
020 7549 2047

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Optometry Today


John White

John White, Editor and Deputy Communications Director
020 7549 2071

Emily McCormick

Emily McCormick, Web Editor and Deputy Editor
020 7549 2073

Laurence Derbyshire

Laurence Derbyshire, Video Production Editor
020 7549 2075

Selina Powell 

Selina Powell, Assistant Editor
020 7549 2078

Florence Adu Yeboah

Florence Adu-Yeboah, Digital Content Executive
020 7549 2074
Ceri Smith-Jaynes 

Ceri Smith-Jaynes, Clinical Editor Multimedia

Andrew McClean

Andrew McClean, Online reporter
020 7549 2072
 

Finance and membership

Wendy Andrusco

Wendy Andrusco, Finance Director
020 7549 2031

 

Finance


Khalid Malook

Khalid Malook, Finance Officer
020 7549 2027

Patricia Omengolu, Finance Assistant
020 7549 2025

Membership


 Suzanne Page, Head of Membership
020 7549 2077

Kudzai Muronzi

Kudzai MuronziSubscriptions Coordinator
020 7549 2012

 Kelly Garrity

Kelly GarrityMembership Officer
020 7549 2041

 

Legal and regulatory

Gerda Goldinger

Gerda Goldinger, Legal and Regulatory Services Director
020 7549 2017

 
Fiona Mitchell

 Fiona Mitchell, Assistant Director of Legal and Regulatory Services
020 7549 2021
Ella Franci

Ella Franci, Senior Solicitor

Christine Rowan

Christine Rowan, Solicitor (Clinical Negligence)
020 7549 2024

Jenny Cummin Solicitor

Jenny Cummin, Solicitor
020 7549 2039

AOP staff provide quality services to optometrists

Joanna Stern, Solicitor
020 7549 2036

Lauren Barnie


Lauren Barnie, 
Paralegal
020 7549 2022

Emma Brindley

Emma Brindley, Paralegal
020 7549 2016

Heidi Blakey

Heidi Blakey, Employment Counsel
020 7549 2018

Chloe Hucker

Chloe Hucker, Employment Paralegal
020 7549 2023

Charlotte Wheeler

Charlotte Wheeler, Paralegal
020 7549 2057

Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas, Barrister
020 7549 2068

Rachel Wright

Rachel Wright, Paralegal
020 7549 2043

Sarah Hitchcock


Sarah Hitchcock, Paralegal
020 7549 2044




 

Clinical and regulatory


Henry Leonard, Professional Advisor   

Henry Leonard, Professional Advisor
020 7549 2069


Farah Topia   

Farah Topia, Clinical and Regulatory Officer
020 7549 2069

Hampson Peter

Peter Hampson, Clinical Director





Kevin Wallace

 

Kevin Wallace, Optometrist and Clinical Adviser

 

Trevor Warburton 

Trevor Warburton, Optometrist and Clinical Adviser

 

 

 

Policy

Tony Stafford

Tony StaffordPolicy Director
020 7549 2059

 
Kathy Jones

Kathy JonesPolicy Advisor
020 7549 2059

Saqib Ahmad

Saqib Ahmad, Policy Officer
020 7549 2003

Sophie Pavlovic

Sophie Pavlovic, Senior Public Affairs Officer, 
AOP and Optical Confederation
020 7549 2066