The speakers at this year’s SMART Ideas Seminar all have many years’ experience working with, or running, established and successful aesthetic clinics or are experts at delivering training in their own fields of expertise.

Please note that the agenda and speakers are subject to change at any time prior to the event.

Presentations will be available for Consulting Room Members on www.consultingroom.com. Not a member? Visit us now to talk about Consulting Room membership or call us on 01788 577 254.

PLEASE NOTE: This page shows information from the 2018 event. We will be updating this page with information on the 2019 event soon - save the date: Saturday 16th February 2019.

Ron Myers
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Qualifications: BSc (Hons)

Company: The Consulting Room Group

Job Title: Director

Ron is co-director of the Consulting Room Group which started out as the Consulting Room - www.consultingroom.com – and is now the largest specialist aesthetic membership website in the UK. He is the Scientific Co-Ordinator for the FACE conference - www.faceconference.com - and a Director of MediZen – a Midlands based cosmetic clinic and clinical trial centre. The Consultingroom Group have recently pioneered, 'Sweat Smart Centres' - www.sweatsmart.co.uk - a novel clinic concept for treating problem sweat and they also distribute Hydrafacial - www.hydrateyourbusiness.co.uk, Perk, www.perkskincare.co.uk and Zenii supplements and skincare, www.zenii.co.uk

Martyn Roe
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Qualifications: BA (Hons)

Company: The Consulting Room Group

Job Title: Director

Martyn is co-director of The Consulting Room, and has many year’s experience in the aesthetic equipment and skincare industry, including helping our partner clinics to generate significant incomes from HydraFacial - www.hydrateyourbusiness.co.uk, Perk – www.perkskincare.co.uk and ZENii supplements and skincare – www.zenii.co.uk. Martyn is also a Director of MediZen, a Midlands based aesthetic clinic, and has worked as a consultant advising clinics on strategy and development.

Alan S. Adams
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Qualifications: BSc

Company: The Clinic Coach

Job Title: Director

Alan S. Adams is an award-winning business coach and bestselling author. The publication of his third book, The Beautiful Business: Secrets to Sculpting Your Ultimate Clinic, sees him focus on the medical, cosmetic and aesthetic clinic sector, sharing advice and guidance with the potential to revolutionise clinic turnover, client retention and overall growth. Alan was also recognised by Enterprise Nation as one of the Top 50 Advisors in the UK, and was selected as a finalist in the APCTC Coach of the Year Awards.

Dan Parry
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Qualifications: BSc (Hons)

Company: Allergan

Job Title: Senior Business Consultant

Dan is a Senior Business Consultant with Allergan’s European Business Consulting Team. He specialises in the areas of strategy, financial analysis, practice efficiency, marketing and training, together with other general practice management issues. He has more than 20 years experience in sales, marketing, training and general management gained through working in the pharmaceutical industry in the UK and across Europe.

Julia Kendrick
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Qualifications: BSc. mCIPR

Company: Kendrick PR

Job Title: Director

Julia Kendrick is an award-winning business strategy and communications expert, specialising in medical aesthetic and healthcare PR. She works with industry leaders, aesthetic brands, top-level practitioners and new clinic start-ups to deliver targeted, strategic PR support and implementation, to build and enhance their businesses. Kendrick has also just launched the E.L.I.T.E. Reputation Programme – the industry’s first and only bitesize online PR and marketing training designed specifically for aesthetic practitioners and clinic owners.

Veronica Donnelly
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Qualifications: BSC (Hons), CTA

Company: Campbell Dallas

Job Title: Chartered Tax Advisor

Veronica, a Partner in our Glasgow office is a Chartered Tax Advisor and Associate of the Institute of Indirect Taxation. She specialises within VAT and has been a VAT advisor for 30 years, including working in-house for HMRC. Veronica’s clients cover a wide range of sectors including aesthetics, higher education, housing, transport and local government sectors. Her work includes strategic planning as well as assisting with compliance issues and negotiations with HMRC locally and nationally.

Dr Johanna Ward
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Qualifications: BA Hons MBBS DRCOG MRCGP Dip Clin Derm (distinction)

Company: ZENii Skincare

Job Title: Founder

Dr Johanna Ward is a multi award winning Cosmetic Doctor, GP and co-founder of ZENii Skincare. She is known for her depth of knowledge on all things skin related and is considered an expert in cosmetic dermatology, medical injectables and cosmetic laser. She is an advanced cosmetic injector and is a certified trainer and has trained with many high profile injectors such as Dr Zein Obagi(Beverly Hills) and Mauricio de Maio (Brazil). She is Medical Director of two time award winning skin and laser clinics.

Caroline Gurevitz
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Qualifications: LLB

Company: Xact

Job Title: Associate Director

Caroline Gurevitz is an Associate Director at Xact. She has been an HR and Employment Law practitioner for 10 years. As well as developing numerous HR Systems for clients she has led the Employment Law Disputes and Tribunal practice within Xact. She manages the Xact Human Resource and Employment Law Team who are primarily based at our Head Office in Scotland serving clients across the UK. Caroline is a Law graduate of Dundee University.

Rob Plane
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Company: Xact

Job Title: Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Rob Plane is a Senior Health & Safety Advisor at Xact. He has been with the organisation for 6 years having previously worked as an advisor in the construction industry and as a structural drafter and designer. In his time with Xact Rob has installed a number of Health & Safety Management systems into our SME and corporate clients and is a key relationship manager for some of our largest clients in Southern England.

Pam Underdown
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Company: Aesthetic Business Transformations

Job Title: CEO

Pam is a business coach, trainer and mentor working exclusively with Aesthetic Professionals worldwide. Her company, Aesthetic Business Transformations, provides a fully supported system of mentoring, training programmes, tools and resources that are proven to dramatically increase your profitability, create more happy patients and take your practice from chaos to control. To learn more, please visit: www.aesthetic-bt.com

Dr Brian Franks
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Qualifications: BDS (U.Lond), LDS RCS(Eng), MFGDP(UK), PGA PGDip ANSI, FPFA, ACIArb, MEWI

Company: Dr Brian Franks Facial Aesthetics Training

Job Title: Director and Senior Lecturer

Brian formed the ‘Dr Brian Franks’ Facial Aesthetics Training Courses in 2008. Over the years, Brian’s passionate embrace of the world of aesthetics has enabled their highly acclaimed training courses to develop to become recognized as one of the highest levels of clinical training in the field of facial aesthetics, training practitioners in both individual and corporate practices.

Kashif Khokhar
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Company: KAU Media Group

Job Title: Co-Founder & CEO

Kash is a highly acclaimed CEO who has gained in-depth experience by working with a vast array of businesses worldwide offering omnichannel digital marketing services and strategies. Before co-founding KAU Media Group, Kash’s background was as a Key Account Director holding the largest portfolio for a Global digital agency. Kash holds a Beng in Aeronautical Engineering from City University London.