Meet the Team!

We’re all here to help…

Penny Price – Managing Director
Penny is Managing Director and Academy Principal of PPA. She has been an aromatherapist since 1983 and has been teaching aromatherapy since 1986. Penny spends much of her time in product development and looking after our Key Clients.

Bob Stephen – Chief Executive Officer
Bob is our HR ‘department’ and looks after staff welfare and development. He is also the company auditor for our ISO certification and Quality Control.

Ellie Dunmore – General Manager
Ellie has been with the company since 2004 and is our very organised General Manager. She is Penny’s daughter and has been involved with aromatherapy for many years, being also a qualified aromatherapist.

Denise Lucas – Accounts  
Denise is our accountant and has been involved with aromatherapy businesses for many years. She is the one who makes all the tea, so we love her very much! She is also the one who will be on your case if you owe us money!

Kate Nellist – Academy Vice Principal 
Kate is the Vice-Principal of our Education Department. Beginning her career in Clinical Aromatherapy in 1985, Kate is the lead tutor for Clinical and Advanced Aromatherapy as well as in-house CPD courses.

Louise Mac – Formulation 
Louise is Penny’s Personal Assistant and Head of Formulation here at PPA. Louise is the go to person for any skincare questions and is always busy formulating new products to client briefs.

Emma Frame – Compliance
Emma is our Compliance Facilitator in charge of our legal compliance for all the EU Cosmetic Regulations. Emma is a qualified therapist and is always happy to help with any therapy or compliance questions.

Matthew Price – Design
Matt is our Art Director and is responsible for the corporate ‘look’ of the company. Matt designs all our brochures, catalogues, price lists, adverts and web banners, among many other projects. He is Penny’s brother and so brings another family element to PPA.

Ben Shakespeare – Media
Ben is our Marketing and Media guy, responsible for our Facebook postings and Tweets! He is the one who sends out your lovely PPA newsletter by email with our news and special offers.

Lizzie Peate – Reception
Lizzie’s is the cheerful voice you will hear when you phone us up to place an order or to book on one of our courses. She also helps Denise with the accounts, and all staff with general office administration.

Charlotte Demetri – Production Supervisor
Charlotte is Ellie’s right-hand-woman, being the Production Supervisor. She is super-organised with ISO paperwork and the day to day running of the department to ensure that you and all our other customers receive the best possible aromatherapy products.

Production Assistants 

Jill Heslop
Julie Creapase
Chantelle Osbourne
Nathan Goodwin
Sharon Wilkes
Catherine Price