Meet the Venn Team

All Venn Healthcare customers have discovered that our commitment doesn’t end when your device is delivered. Our unique, tailored support and training means you can get the best from every Venn-supplied device ensuring your patients get the best possible results from each treatment programme. We know all our devices inside-out and we work hard to make sure you will too.

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CHRIS SCHIEL | CEO

Chris has over 25 years experience in privately held businesses delivering over £200m of manufactured products using leading-edge technology.

With 14 years in the medical and cosmetic device industry, Chris has forged powerful relationships with the leading manufacturers in this rapidly expanding industry and is dedicated to bringing maximum ROI to all Venn clients, building it into the most customer-focussed device supplier in the UK.

Other businesses include: https://lifeplusstemcells.com/, https://www.vpodsolutions.com/ & https://www.ruppel.de/en/

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JONNY CAMPBELL | SALES DIRECTOR

Jonny is an experienced sales director with 13 years in the medical and cosmetic field, building relationships with more than 1000 hospitals/clinics in the UK both in the private sector and the NHS.

Jonny is always travelling up and down the country, meeting customers old and new, to help them really maximise the ROI on their devices and advising how they expand their business offering still further, future proofing their success.

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LEE-ANN PALMER | HEAD OF TRAINING & EDUCATION – Aesthetics

Lee-Ann has a National Diploma in Somatology obtained at the university of technology in Durban, South Africa. She has over 15 years experience in advanced aesthetics having worked closely alongside some of the best medical professionals in the UK and South Africa.

Lee-Ann is a hugely popular member of the Venn team as she travels the country showing clinics the full power of their devices through bespoke training sessions. Whether in front of 200 people at a product showcase, or in intense one-to-one sessions, Lee-Ann is always focussed giving the best, most up-to-date information on all Venn devices.

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BENOY MATTHEW | HEAD of Education – Shockwave

Specialist Physiotherapist – MSc MAACP MCSP HPC Registered. NeuroPulse TPS® / Shocwkave Therapy Expert / Lower Limb (Extended Scope Practitioner) at NHS England

A physiotherapist of 23 years, working extensively in hospital, private practice and sporting settings within the UK, Asia and the Middle East. Having specialised in musculoskeletal care, he works in private practice and as Advanced Physiotherapist for the NHS. He has developed a special interest in treating complex lower limb pathologies, running injuries and chronic hip and groin patients. The majority of his private caseload is made up of recreational runners and overuse lower limb injuries. Ben is the education lead and shockwave therapy expert for Venn Healthcare Ltd.

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HUGH FULLERTON-SMITH | OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Hailing from New Zealand, Hugh has been responsible for coordinating huge projects across the globe.

Now at Venn, Hugh is responsible for coordinating Venn’s large network of operations across the UK ensuring prompt delivery, support and help when needed. Hugh also takes the lead on veterinary technology support making the most of his vast husbandry experience to address specialist vet practice needs in areas such as shockwave.

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SARAH CAMPBELL | MARKETING MANAGER

With 17 years experience in sales & marketing Sarah looks after all Venn’s marketing, advertising, website, social media and exhibitions. Sarah provides support to customers who require marketing resources to promote their new services and devices.

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KAREN HITCHCOCK | MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Hailing from South Africa, Karen has a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and a certificate in digital marketing.
Karen provides Venn with design and marketing support across all the busy sectors it works in with its customers. From shows, events and individual clinic presentations.

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LAURA GATES | Multi-Media & Marketing Assistant

As a graduate of Sports Journalism (MA) Laura has a background in media, photography & social media. At Venn, Laura is responsible for assisting the marketing team with content, social media & assisting customers with queries/enquiries.

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GABBY VINSON | OPERATIONS MANAGER

Gabby has a degree in law with business from Nottingham Trent University. With vast experience within sales management. Gabby has been part of the Venn team since 2017 and ensures all our customers deliveries, installations, training, servicing and consumables are organised and timely. After sales care is what we are renowned for and Gabby ensures we run a tight ship!

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MATT HITCH | HEAD SERVICE ENGINEER

Cutting edge technology means that after-sales service from a device point of view is essential. Matt is a vastly experienced engineer in the medical and cosmetic device sector and is always on-hand to ensure customers get the prompt, focused and effective help they need to minimise down-time for their busy clinics.

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VALENTINE SOKOLI | Service Engineer

Working alongside Matt, Val is an experienced engineer in the medical and cosmetic device sector and is always on-hand to ensure customers get the prompt, focused and effective help they need to minimise down-time for their busy clinics. Val instals repairs and arranges servicing contracts for customers.

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ZAREEN MIRZA | Management Accounts

Zareen has been working for Venn for over 8 years
Zareen manages all aspects of accounts from invoicing and reporting to payroll and Human Resources.

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LEE DRAPER | Education Co-ordinator

Another member of our South African contingent, Lee has over 13 years experience within various roles in customer service, from co-ordinating engineers to managing accounts for a global business.
Lee now co-ordinates all of Venn’s shockwave events and assists with customer educational queries.

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REBECCA JONES | Aestehtic Sales & Training

Rebecca has nearly 30 years experience in the aesthetic industry, specialising in sales, management and education for household-name brands, both in the UK and internationally. Part of Lee-Ann’s team, she shares her aesthetic expertise with customers, empowering them to be able to confidently use their new devices.

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AGOTA LUKACSI | Aesthetic sales & training

Originally from Hungary, Agota has more than 20 years of experience in the beauty and aesthetic industry. She has worked in a wide range of settings including cruise ships and high end spas and aesthetic clinics in London. Also part of Lee-Ann’s team, Agota also trains our customers to be able to confidently use their new devices.

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