Meet our founder, Janne Richardson, and the team at the Harpenden Skin Clinic
The Harpenden Skin Clinic was formed by nurse practitionerand aesthetic medicine expert, Janne Richardson, in 2011.
Janne, who’s hugely passionate about skin care, is a strong believer in the ‘less is more’ approach when it comes to aesthetic beauty treatments, something our clients have benefitted from over the years and the main reason they keep coming back.
Janne Richardson is an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner who runs a highly successful and reputable clinic in Hertfordshire – Harpenden Skin Clinic. Her clinic provides a wide range of non-surgical aesthetic treatments alongside laser treatments.
Janne graduated from Aberdeen in 1998 with a first class honours degree and as a Registered General Nurse. She then focused her nursing career within the specialties of Burns and Plastics and Maxillofacial Surgery. Janne then developed her career within the pharmaceutical industry working across many sectors including sales and training.
For the past 10 years, Janne has worked solely within the field of non – surgical aesthetics and she qualified as a Nurse prescriber in 2010.
She has performed thousands of treatments and is valued by her clients for her professional, friendly, discrete and ethical manner. Janne has a ‘less is more’ approach which leads to stunning but natural-looking results. She has a real passion for skin care and is highly regarded in this area.
Business Development Manager
Sophie is our Business Development & Front of House Manager here at Harpenden Skin Clinic and has been with us since the summer of 2018. Sophie’s always had a passion and interest in aesthetics treatments, so with her business and sales background, her role compliments perfectly. Responsible for creating a seamless patient journey, Sophie works closely with everyone within Harpenden Skin Clinic, to make sure all clients have the best experience possible.
Body Suite Director
With over 10 years experience, Kate has been with Janne at Harpenden Skin Clinic since early 2013. She strives to give the best clinical advice, treatment and experience to her clients.
Now heading up the Body Suite within the clinic, Kate’s philosophy is to consult, and not sell. Focusing on educating her clients, each patient and their individual concerns are priority, from fat reduction to contouring and refining areas, Kate will take the time to ensure those needs are met with the latest and most advanced technologies available.
‘I love seeing the transformations but perhaps even more importantly, how it can affect a person’s confidence and have such a positive impact on their life! Healthy lifestyle is key but of course has it’s restrictions and with technology evolving as it has we have a real opportunity to help patients feel comfortable in their skin and get that body confidence back!’
Manuela is our Clinic Manager, and is also an Aesthetician here at Harpenden Skin Clinic.She has over 11 years experience as a therapist. Manuela’s responsible for the day-to-day running of the clinic, and supervises the team to ensure outstanding customer service is being delivered at all times. She is extremely passionate about her work not only managing the clinic, but also helping patients to overcome their skin concerns.
Manuela’s favourite treatments are: skin tag removal, tattoo removal, milia removal, fungal nail infections & any extractions.Manuela adores working at Harpenden Skin Clinic as part of the highly experienced team, which she describes as like a family.
Head of Skin
Ciara is our Head of Skin, having been with Janne since 2016. Her main passion is specialising in treatments involving the skin and devising a bespoke plan with a comprehensive home-care regime, tailored to her patient’s needs. She loves treating all skin conditions, varying from pigmentation and anti-ageing to active acne and scarring. Some of these treatments include, Ultraformer, IPL skin rejuvenation and derma-needling. Results mean everything to Ciara, she strives to get the very best for each and every one of her patients, and finds it very rewarding when this is achieved, and even more importantly – improving their confidence too.
Donna is our Laser Therapist at Harpenden Skin Clinic. She joined the team in October 2018, with over 10 years experience in the beauty industry. Her role is to ensure that patients’ treatments are administered with the greatest levels of care, and in the best possible way to achieve optimal results.
Donna’s favourite treatments are laser hair removal and skin treatments, because it is so wonderful to see the difference in patients’ confidence when you achieve the results they had hoped for.
Emma is one of our newest Aestician’s to join Harpenden Skin Clinic. Specialising in Skin and Laser Hair Removal, Emma believes there is no greater achievement than taking her clients on a bespoke journey to help them feel and look their very best. Some of her favourite treatments to carry out are Dermaneedling, IPL and Chemical Peels.
Cassie is one of our Aestheticians at Harpenden Skin Clinic, with 8 years’ experience within the Beauty industry she has spent the last 3 years dedicated to Aesthetics. Since joining the team in 2021, she has been performing skin and laser treatments throughout the clinic in which she is extremely passionate about. Striving to achieve the best results Cassie is as determined as her clients to gain the best possible outcome to rebuilding confidence.
What Cassie enjoys most about her role is that not one day is the same and she gets to perform a variety of treatments and concerns. Also, that each treatment is completely unique to the client.
Phoebe is one of our specialists within The Body Suite, working closely with and alongside Kate, our Body Suite Director. Phoebe works specifically in body transformation, and her favourite treatments include Coolsculpting and Ipixel.
“I love working within the Body Suite! Creating bespoke treatment plans for each of my patients is vital, and being able to follow throughout their patient journey is so important to me. The best part of my job is seeing the incredible difference these treatments can have on each individual”.
Medical Directors Assistant
Billie loves working as part of our busy team. She is our clients first point of call when they arrive into the clinic, and Billie thrives to ensure every single patient has an impeccable journey from arrival to check out. Billie is also our social media coordinator, you will often see her in clinic with either a phone, or camera!
Emily is our first point of contact here at Harpenden Skin Clinic. Her main responsibilities include handling patient enquiries and coordinating diaries, as well ensuring the day to day of the clinic is running smoothly. She’s always had a love for the industry and strives to make every customers experience faultless.
Front of House
Issy is the first face you will see and speak to when contacting Harpenden Skin Clinic. She meets and greets all of our lovely patients, and coordinates our bookings. Issy is also our Social Media Coordinator, working very closely alongside Billie helping with our social accounts. She has a deep passion for the industry and loves working closely to support our team of aestheticians.