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Clare Cockell, Founder & CEO

Clare trained in Canterbury and has over 16 years experience in the beauty industry. Clare previously worked in highly respected health clubs and salons, plus leading destination spa, Grayshott Spa, in Hampshire.

Her role is to motivate the fabulous team, creates exciting new spa days and treatments, organises charity events, plus keeps everyone updated via email/facebook/twitter/newsletters/blog and more

Clare's thrives on offering an experience that has clients leave wowed, relaxed, and with a memory that lasts

After writing several articles, creating a blog, fundraising for charity, and presenting at various events. Her expertise have given her a sharp eye for detail and she have a huge passion for excellence in customer service, plus promoting and developing skills within the industry after becoming a judge in the leading national Professional Beauty Awards and being on the board of the UK National Spa Association


Alex, Manager

Alex has been with the Reef since 2013. Having previously worked at Selfridges; Alex has worked her way up at The Reef from beauty therapist to front of house, and now manager.

Super organised, Alex thrives on being busy and ensuring the day to day running in the salon is to our top standard. Always an ear to listen for the team and a great support in client bookings and care, Alex is thoughtful and kind.

Keeping a toe dipped in, Alex also offers her skilful treatments one day a week and enjoys seeing her regular clients visit.


Sally, Front of House

Never one to sit still, Sally pretty much has steam coming off her shoes, her feet hardly touch the ground.

Organisation down to a tee, your every detail looked after, Sally will stop at nothing to ensure happiness and a smooth visit for you and the rest of the team.

Always happy to see you with her light hearted energy and humour, you’ll feel welcomed as soon as you walk through the door. She’ll be on hand as you drift out.


Georgina, Beauty Therapist

A complete all-rounder, Georgina loves the variety in her day. A whiz with a waxing spatula, a calming energy for your peaceful massage or facial, and easy conversation over your nail treatment.

Kind to the core, Georgina is always considerate and down to earth. She loves a random act of kindness.

Georgina recently returned to The Reef after giving birth to her beautiful smiley daughter, Poppy.


Loreta, Beauty Therapist

Originally from Lithuania, with completely fluent English, Loreta is definitely well clued up in the British humour too!

Born for the beauty industry, Loreta is extremely passionate and hasn’t missed the annual industry trade show yet. Always looking to improve her skills and expand her knowledge, Loreta is a true perfectionist, you’ll always leave with completely perfect nails.

Ask Loreta about any Elemis products, she’s a massive fan and loves the results achieved.

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Tina, Beauty Therapist

Tina is happy, considerate and a complete perfectionist. After having a career change, Tina came back to her true passion, which is beauty.

Tina is also our CACI facial specialist.

An excellent therapist who specialises in massage and facials.


Courtney, Beauty Therapist

Our resident Geordie, Courtney is proud of her Newcastle heritage.

Always looking to go the extra mile to help others and is pleased to offer a good service of treatment and see the benefit is brings. Courtney loves makeup and enjoys experimenting with new looks, she’s dab hand with liquid latex, keep an eye out for her Halloween transformations.

Courtney is passionate about facials and skincare, she thrives on helping people get results. If you have knotty shoulders, they won’t escape Courtney’s hands, the perfect blissful massage.


Maddie, Beauty Therapist



Ione, Beauty Therapist & Apprentice

Ione is a level 2 qualified beauty therapist who is completing her level 3 here with us at The Reef.

A kind and thoughtful therapist who is professional with a fun humour; you'll no doubt feel relaxed around Ione and enjoy light-hearted conversation whilst having your nails or waxing done.


Visiting Specialists


Catherine Tomlinson

Catherine is an Advanced Practitioner and Independent Nurse Prescriber (INP). With an extensive nursing background, Catherine is a skilful practitioner, with an eye for detail, who joins us with The Beautiful Skin Clinic to offer Botox anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, Genuine Dermaroller, Restylane Skin Boosters, medical-strength exfoliating peels and advanced skin rejuvenation products.


Caroline Griffin

Caroline is a knowledgeable and talented Sports Massage Practitioner, who also offers remedial and deep tissue massage.

Skilful, welcoming, and confident is helping improve your tension areas, and any injuries.



Eli is a kind, considerate specialist, who is passionate about what she does. She has an eye for detail, hence the great results she achieves. Eli offers Microblading, Semi-Permanent Makeup, and Russian Lashes.


Nicola Russell

Nicola offers Reiki and Crystal Healing, plus angel card readings.

Intuitive, calm, and promotes well-being, Nicola is a friendly individual who can help guide you in the right direction and offer a relaxed treatment.


Joanna Wady

Joanna is a personal development coach and intuitive energy healer.

Kind and welcoming, Joanna offers Theta Healing, a very popular holistic treatment in London.