Meet The Team
Our practice stands apart from the competitors because of our people. We strive to be the best in our field so our patients receive the absolute highest levels of eyecare – year after year our dedication to maintaining these high standards has remained the same. Our experienced, stable team know our clients and are dedicated to providing the best service possible.
Our Optometrists provide a full range of services for our private and NHS patients including eye examinations for adults and children as well as contact lens consultations. Our team of dispensers have a wealth of experience in fitting, repairing and advising on spectacle frames and lenses.
Practice Manager, Dispensing Optician and Director
Richard graduated from Warwick University in 1990 and 23 years later has recently completed his second degree in English Literature with The Open University. He initially trained as a managing Dispensing Optician with Dollond & Aitchison and has over 20 years of experience in Optical Dispensing. He first joined Janet Porter Opticians in 2004 and now part owns the practice. In his spare time he continually strives to accommodate his obsessions of live music and Aston Villa Football Club with spending time with his wife and two children.
Optometrist (Bsc MCOptom) and Director
Michael graduated from Bradford University and has worked in independent optometry since 1999. He joined the team at Janet Porter Opticians in March 2015 as a director and is married with 2 children. In his spare time he is a keen sports fan and follower of Aston Villa Football Club. He also enjoys spending time with his family as well as keeping fit by getting out on his bicycle as often as possible.
Lesley Anne Hobson
Optometrist BSc MCOptom
Lesley Anne is now the longest serving member of staff having joined Janet Porter Opticians in 1999, working part time whilst bringing up her family. When the family allow she enjoys reading, walking and most handicrafts. Despite living in Warwickshire for 15 years she still misses the sea!!!!