Dr George Christopoulos is an experienced plastic surgeon and aesthetic doctor. He is expert in surgical and non-invasive treatments for face, body and skin, with a particular focus on aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. He has fulfilled clinical fellowships in the plastic surgery departments of some of the UK’s most respected hospitals and holds practice privileges at a number of London’s leading clinics..

Dr Steven Land MBBS MRCEM is an aesthetic doctor with 10 years experience of creating award winning, natural results at his clinic - novellus aesthetics - in Newcastle. 

His background in emergency medicine has seen him develop an interest in complication management and ultrasound, whilst his unique 1:1 training and bespoke mentoring days are helping to develop the next generation of aesthetic practitioners. After starting a support group for practitioners across the North East and beyond, - which now boasts 750 members - he has started the North East Aesthetics Forum, an in person regular training evening.

His next focus is bringing true anti-ageing medicine to the aesthetics space as brand ambassador for Nuchido, faculty for DermaFocus and continuing to spread the word speaking at national and international conferences. 

He continues to fight for proper regulation in aesthetic medicine. 

Dr. Ryan Hamdy, a General Practitioner with 15 years of experience.

He has over 12 years in the Aesthetic Business, owns and directs Renew Clinic in Cheshire, chairs Aesthetics Academy in Chester, and runs a support and networking group for Injectors in the Northwest. 

Dr. Hamdy is the Director of Face and Co., a company with plans for a national network of clinics. Additionally, he owns CISC Training, a cutting-edge training facility for the Aesthetics and Beauty Industry. He also works as a clinician at Nassif Med Spa UK in Media City, associated with renowned Plastic Surgeon Paul Nassif. 

Dr. Hamdy qualified as a Medical Practitioner in 1987 and became a GP in 1995 after extensive hospital training. He also worked as a Clinical Assistant in Dermatology from 2005 to 2008.

Introducing Dr. Xavier Goodarzian, MD(Hons), MRCGP, DipClinDerm, PGCCosMed, MBCAM, the esteemed medical director and co-owner of the nationally acclaimed Xavier G. Clinic in Southampton.

Dr. Xavier is a renowned leader in aesthetic medicine, serving as a lecturer and trainer at prestigious conferences in the UK and abroad. With a wealth of experience, he has trained numerous practitioners, many of whom have gone on to become trainers and lecturers themselves.

 Dr. Xavier's expertise extends to his involvement with BCAM, where he has served as a committee board director and currently contributes to the examination board. Passionate about skincare and chemical peels, he offers mentoring programs and master classes in various subjects. With an honours degree in medicine from Belgium, Dr. Xavier is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and holds postgraduate degrees in clinical dermatology and cosmetic medicine. His affiliation with the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM) underscores his commitment to excellence.


Dr. Raquel Amado has 15 years’ experience as a practising dentist, is a Level 7 qualified aesthetic practitioner, Senior Clinical Trainer , KOL Derma Focus,  International Speaker for Alumier MD. Dr Amado runs a successful clinic in Kent. Her expertise lies in a holistic approach to full face rejuvenation, while she also has a passion for enhancing skin health. Dr Amado was Highly Commended for Rising Star of the Year at the 2023 Aesthetics Awards, and is a finalist for Medical Aesthetic Practitioner of the Year (Dentist) for the Aesthetic Medicine Awards 2023. Dr Raquel's clinic has been awarded  What clinic patient service award 2022.

Mel Recchia, RGN, NIP, Dip H Ed, Cert Ed, 

A renowned medical aesthetic clinician and trainer. With over 25 years of nursing experience, Mel is a registered nurse and nurse independent prescriber specializing in medical aesthetics. 

Her extensive expertise and passion for education have led her to train doctors, nurses, and dentists in cosmetic injectables and other treatments for over a decade. Mel is currently pursuing an MSc in Cosmetic Medicine and is dedicated to raising standards in the industry. 

Recognized for her exceptional skills, she was awarded Nurse Practitioner of the Year at the Aesthetic Awards 2023. Join Mel on her journey of excellence at Athena Medical Aesthetic Training.

Dr. Yusra Al-Mukhtar is a distinguished dental surgeon and advanced facial aesthetic practitioner with extensive experience in head and neck surgery.

 Dr. Yusra has received prestigious accolades, including the title of Best Clinic North England, while Dr. Yusra herself has been honored as the Best Aesthetic Practitioner at the Aesthetic Medicine Awards. Renowned globally for her expertise in delivering natural-looking, non-surgical facelifts, Dr. Yusra employs advanced techniques such as dermal fillers, thread lifts, and cutting-edge technological devices to enhance and rejuvenate. Her overarching goal is to empower patients to achieve outer radiance and inner wellness.

Alexandra Mills  RGN, RHV, BSc (Hons) PGD INP 

Alex graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast.   Alex studied both Nursing and Law.  She has been working in the field of aesthetic medicine for almost 15 years and is the founder of AM Aesthetics, which has an outstanding reputation for “natural results” and patient care.

Alex has a keen interest in facial anatomy and education.  She has attended master classes in London, Paris , Monaco and Asia.  She has been a  trainer and KOL for number of pharmaceutical companies in the  UK and Ireland.  She is multi published author in the realm of aesthetic medicine and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing.  Alex is a member of the British Association of Comestic Nurses and  the London lead.

Alex is has been involved  in a clinical studies looking at toxin application with a large pharmaceutical company

Alex takes a global approach to managing ageing, delivering natural results. She firmly agrees with “a less is more” approach.

She had recently been listed in Glamour Uk as one of the Top  clinics in the Uk.

She has also been featured in the Times, Daily  Mail , Vogue , Town and Country and others. 



With 5 star, HIS registered clinics in Glasgow and Inverness, Frances is recognised nationally for her expertise in the aesthetics space, and has been featured in Tatler, BBC Radio + TV, newspapers, magazines + has published articles in aesthetic journals. 

Frances is a Consultant for Prollenium Dermal Filler and Evolus Neuromodulator.  She is an accredited trainer + mentor.

She has won numerous, respected, national awards including Aesthetic Nurse of the Year UK, Aesthetic Clinic of the Year + featured in Tatler Cosmetic Nurse Guide.

Sharon Bennett RGN, NIP, PG Dip Cosmetic Intervention 

Sharon is a highly experienced Registered General Nurse (RGN), Nurse Independent Prescriber (NIP), and Cosmetic Intervention Postgraduate, with over 25 years in medical aesthetics. As Chair of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses, she mentors and trains in advanced cosmetic injectables nationally. Sharon's expertise encompasses clinic management, industry standards development, and a holistic approach to patient care, emphasizing natural-looking results. She excels in facial rejuvenation and skin restoration, advocating for continuous professional development and comprehensive treatment options for patients.

Caroline is an Independent Nurse Prescriber and Midwife with over 18 years of experience in Emergency Medicine and Midwifery.

In 2016 she launched her aesthetics career, creating R&R Aesthetics where she leads a team providing skin treatments, injectables and laser treatments. Caroline is also a trainer for Acquisition Aesthetics

Caroline prides herself on creating a safe, professional clinic which focuses on natural results for patients. Caroline is particularly interested in regenerative medicine and gut health and loves to share this passion with her patients.