Meet the Team

Welcome to Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care Wokingham

  • Overview
  • Meet the Team

Tim Barrett

Branch Owner & Contact Lens Optician

Meet the branch manager at Leightons Wokingham.

Dr Rachid Id Bihi (BSc MSc RHAD)

Hearing Aid Consultant

Find out more about your local hearing care expert.

Madeline Kempston

Optometrist

Madeline qualified as an optometrist in 1976. She's worked for Leightons Opticians for many years, and in the Wokingham franchise since it opened in 1996. She became a co-owner in 2003. Outside work, she enjoys reading, cooking (a lot) and gardening (a little!).

Betina Edgington

Dispensing Optician

Betina has been at Leightons Wokingham since 2004. She has had a 30 year career in Optics and still loves it! Betina is a qualified dispensing optician and is responsible for most spectacle ordering in the practice. Betina also chooses our frame stock, which she very much enjoys as she is a proud spectacle wearer herself.

Stephen Butler

Dispensing Optician

Stephen began his career in Optics in London's West End, the store's speciality being handmade made-to-measure frames. Later, he also qualified in fitting contact lenses, and is pleased to be using his long experience in both these fields in Leightons Wokingham.

Jackie Seal

Practice Administrator

Jackie is usually the first person to greet you or take your call at Leightons Wokingham. She began working for Leightons in 1977 as a receptionist at Leightons Woodley when Tim Barrett was a trainee there. After a break to travel with her Forces husband, she returned in 2000 to Leightons Wokingham and has been there ever since! Jackie covers all reception matters, processes contact lens orders and assists the audiologist with general hearing aid repairs.

Lindsay Dobney

Optical Assistant

Linsday has been at Leightons Wokingham since September 2000. Originally she worked as a receptionist, but in recent years completed her Optical Diploma and now deals with branch returns, credit control, frame styling, general administraton, assists the dispensing opticians as needed and performs tuition appointments for new contact lens customers.

Jeannie Kay

Receptionist

Jeannie joined Leightons Wokingham just over a year ago after retiring from her full time role in Financial Services. She has been a contact lens customer of Tim Barrett's for over 30 years, both in Woodley and Wokingham, and was delighted when Tim offered her a role at Wokingham. Jeannie covers all reception duties including appointments, contact lens orders and other admin jobs. Although every day brings new challenges, she loves every minute of it.