Alex Howard Group

Our Team

Nicola Endean-Jones

Nutrition and Admin Support

Nicola comes from an administrative background, having worked as a legal secretary for over 20 years. After discovering she had Crohn’s disease in her early 20’s, Nicola embarked on a health journey which culminated in her studying with the Institute of Optimum Nutrition and graduating in 2012 with a Foundation Degree in Nutrition. Nicola enjoys helping friends and family achieve their health goals and live healthier lives.

Our Team

 Jess Thompson
Clinical Director

Jess completed a psychology degree in 1995 followed by a PGCE in primary education and, after a 10 year career in teaching...

Alex Howard
Founder and Chairman

Alex Howard is Founder & Chairman of The Optimum Health Clinic, which he set up after his own 7 year struggle with ME...

Ana Bárbara Pereira

Ana Bárbara’s interest in integrative health and psychology began while dealing with her own chronic illness...

Bebe Kohlap
Practice Manager

Bebe entered into nutrition quite unexpectedly when she went to an open day at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, just to...

Charlotte Thomson

Charlotte initially trained as a musician and worked as a performer and teacher for several years before embarking on...

Claire Sehinson
Head of Research and Protocol Development

Claire is an educator, researcher and functional medicine trained nutritional therapist. Claire has over a decade of...

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