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About Us

Meet The Team

Meet our founder, Janne Richardson, and the team at the Harpenden Skin Clinic

Meet The Team

A Brief History

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

Medical Director

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.

Manuela Vieira

Clinic Manager

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.

Kate Harvey

Head Aesthetician

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!

Ciara Bagge

Senior Aesthetician

Ciara is one of our Senior Aesthetician, her  main passion is specialising in treatments involving the skin she loves treating all conditions- varying from pigmentation and anti-ageing to active acne and scarring. Some of these treatments include, IPL skin rejuvenation , EDS- dermaneedling, plasma and skin peels.   Results mean everything to Ciara, she strives to get the very best results for each and every one of her patients.

She enjoys working as an aesthetic therapist at Harpenden Skin Clinic, “it is very rewarding seeing the right results for clients and in turn improving their confidence too”.

Sophie Swales

Front of House & Business Development Manager

Sophie is our Business Development Manager and Sales Coordinator here at Harpenden Skin Clinic and has been with us since the summer of 2018. Sophie’s always had a passion and an interest in beauty and aesthetic treatments and she thoroughly enjoys working as part of our team. Her main duties include assisting with the day-to-day runnings of the clinic, and ensuring every patient experiences an unrivalled treatment journey of the highest level from start to finish, with faultless customer service throughout.

Donna Scurry


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 Coombs

Senior Aesthetician

Emma is our Medical Aesthetician at Harpenden Skin Clinic, and has 8 years experience in the aesthetics industry.

Emma’s core passion is skin health; she loves taking her clients through their tailored patient-journey at Harpenden Skin Clinic, from consultation right through to delivering bespoke treatment and achieving the desired results. She feels that the most rewarding part of her job by far is seeing her clients looking and feeling great.


Client Testimonials

I am so impressed by the level of individual care offered by the Harpenden Skin Clinic. My questions have been thoroughly answered and the end results turned out to be everything I had hoped and more.

Mr M Hall, St Albans
June 19th 2016

After analysing my skin and listening to my feelings about my appearance, Janne devised a treatment plan that was perfect for me. I look and feel younger and can’t thank Janne enough for her hard work.

Mrs A White, Harpenden
June 19th 2016

From the warm welcome I received when I arrived to the modern facilities and equipment, I was thoroughly impressed with Harpenden Skin Clinic and will be telling all my friends it’s the place to go for pain free hair removal!

Mrs P Nash, Markyate
June 19th 2016