Meet the Team!
We’re all here to help…
Penny is Managing Director and Academy Principal of PPA. She has been an aromatherapist since 1983 and has been teaching aromatherapy since 1986. Penny spends much of her time in product development and looking after our Distributors and Teachers. Penny is a sought after guest speaker for her Satellite Academies and other organisations. Penny is the daughter of the famous Shirley Price.
Ellie has been with the company since December 2004. She is the general manager of the office. Organising and running the office, to keep things smooth and efficient. Ellie is also Penny Price’s daughter and so has been involved in aromatherapy for most of her life.
Louise Mac – Tutor
Louise is a previous student at PPA and is qualified in Clinical Aromatherapy, and many other holistic therapies. Louise teaches a variety of CPD courses at our academy in Hinckley and is a regular speaker at our monthly Saturday clubs.
Sarah Robinson – Tutor
Sarah teaches on set days at the main academy in Hinckley and also runs the academy in Leeds. Sarah qualified with Shirley Price in 1997 and has worked as a Clinical Aromatherapist ever since, and has extensive experience of teaching in both the further education (FE) and higher education (HE) sectors specialising in anatomy and physiology, chemistry, complex case management, the physiology of ageing, aromatherapy, reflexology, Swedish massage and many more.
Colette Somers – Tutor
Colette teaches at the main academy in Hinckley, and also runs her own academy in Winchester. Since qualifying, Colette has run a successful aromatherapy business in Winchester, working with carers in the community, teenagers with mental health problems and women with breast cancer as well as clients with a variety of issues. For the last 16 years Colette has loved combining the academic side of teaching with the hands-on practical side of being a therapist.
Lizzie is our lovely Academy Administrator and is the voice you will hear on the end of the phone if you need any advice or information on any of our courses. Lizzie also organises the teaching space and books expert tutors for our courses. Lizzie also helps out with our monthly Saturday club, ensuring things run smoothly and everyone has a great time.
Denise is our accountant and has been involved with aromatherapy businesses for many years. Hers is the voice you will hear if you order our wonderful products – and she is the one who makes all the tea, so we love her very much! She is also the one who will be on your case if you owe us money!
Leigh is our formulations and compliance expert. She is on hand to give aromatherapy advice to anyone who requests it and always has a handy blend idea to combat any problem or ailment.
Shirley Price – Consultant
Len Price – Consultant