Meet the Team

Welcome to Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care Hempstead Valley

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  • Meet the Team

Ashley Smith

Branch Manager & Dispensing Optician

Meet the branch manager at Leightons Hempstead Valley.

Ormsby Williams (BA RHAD)

Hearing Aid Consultant

Find out more about your local hearing care expert.

Priya Kunvarji

Optometrist

Priya joined our team in 2013, having previously worked at Leightons Camberley after qualifying in 2010. Priya enjoys playing golf when she has some spare time, as well as spending time with her family,

Debra Black

Dispensing Optician

Debra joined Leightons in 2013. She qualified as a dispensing optician in 1997, and uses her wealth of knowledge and experience to deliver excellent service to all our customers. Outside work, Debra likes to read and is currently learning Spanish.

Duncan McKechnie

Dispensing Optician

Duncan joined Leightons in 2013. Having qualified in July 1982, Duncan applies his extensive knowledge when caring for all customers and delivers excellent customer service. In his spare time, Duncan enjoys gardening, walking his dog and visiting places of interest.

Nicola Priestley

Dispensing Optician

Nicola joined Leightons 2002 as an Optical Assistant. She embarked on the Dispensing Optician course in 2009 and qualified in 2011. Outside work, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Joseph Atkins

Trainee Dispensing Optician

Joseph is the newest member of our team, joining in August 2016. He has worked in Optics for two yeasr and has now started his training to become a qualified dispensing optician. Joseph is a member of his local rowing club and be regularly be found on the River Medway.

Jo-Ann Baker

Operations Coordinator

Jo-Ann has been an integral part of the team since the store opened. She loves to not only meet but exceed customer expectations and always goes the extra mile. When not working, Jo-Ann likes to go horse riding and is a keen DIY enthusiast.

Nicola Driscoll

Optical Assistant

Nicola has been a member of the team since September 1992. In that time she has built up her knowledge and is the go-to person for anything contact lens-related. Nicola's hobbies include gardening, eating out and going on holiday.

Diana Little

Optical Assistant

Diana started with Leightons in 2006. Diana enjoys building relationships with our customers and always strives to meet their needs as best she can. In her spare time she enjoys walking, shopping and loves the sun! Diana is also learning to speak Spanish.

Sara Humphrey

Optical Assistant

Sara joined Leightons in April 2006. Sara is a fashion enthusiast, so she loves helping customers with frame styling. When not at work, Sara enjoys spening time with her family and dining out.

Tracey Deadfield

Optical Assistant

Tracey joined Leightons in April 2014. She enjoys talking to customers and helping to meet all their needs. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the cinema and socialising with her friends and family.

Quick, friendly, polite and very efficient. Thank you!

Michael Hall, Hempstead Valley