MEET THE TEAM
Professor Brian Franks
BDS (U. Lond), LDS RCS (ENG), MFGDP (UK), FPFA, ACIArb, MEWI
Brian is a Visiting Professor, City of London Dental School for the MSC Programmes, University of Bolton. He was formerly the Clinical Lead and Senior Lecturer on the MSc in Facial Aesthetics at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire.
He works as a Facial/Medical Aesthetics Practitioner in Central London and is Principal of the Level 7 Accredited Dr Brian Franks Facial/Medical Aesthetics Non-Surgical Interventions Training in Association with Wynyard Aesthetics Academy.
Brian was a member of Health Education England, Cosmetic Non-surgical Interventions Expert Reference Group (ERG) regarding the provision and training for aesthetic non-surgical interventions. He is currently a member of the Medical Board of CCR (Clinical Cosmetic & Reconstructive) Expo.
Brian has worked as a Medico-Legal Expert since 2000 and is a member of the Expert Witness Institute. He is an associate of the General Dental Council being a panel member of the General Dental Council Private Patients’ Complaints Service. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Brian was the former Clinical Director, Dentistry for Bupa for over 14 years (2000 to 2014). He is a Fellow of The Pierre Fauchard Academy (“Fellowship of this distinguished Honour Academy is by invitation only and is limited to ethical dentists who have made a significant contribution to the profession and the community”).
He is a member of The City of London Dental School (CoLDS) Research Ethics and Review Committee (CREC). CREC is an overarching Committee of the School affiliated to the University of Bolton (UoB) for a consideration of ethical issues arising from research that involves human participants, personal data-information, clinical records, laboratory-based research including animal experimentations.
Brian is an experienced International presenter/lecturer and teacher on the cosmetics/aesthetics and dental circuits and has written numerous articles over the years for medical aesthetic and dental publications.
With 30 years’ experience in the field of Event Organisation and Team Management, spanning a wide variety of industries, from training to hospitality, you can expect to be in the most contact with Val, from your initial contact with Dr Brian Franks Training, up to and beyond your training.
Whilst Val’s background is non-clinical, as the co-ordinator and manager of the training courses, she is present at all of the training modules. She works very closely with Brian on a day to day basis, in all aspect of his work including Expert Witness and the MSc Programme. As a result, she aims to ensure delegates are well informed and equipped to choose the most appropriate modules for them and their business and provide support that will help them to thrive in their new venture.
Managing Partner Wynyard Aesthetics
Helen is the Managing Partner of The Wynyard Aesthetics Academy LLP, with a 30 year career in the education, training and professional development field working closely with the government and local authorities. The education framework developed by Helen for The Wynyard Aesthetics Academy LLP has brought together a range of educated, qualified and experienced practitioners from across the sectors of aesthetics, dentistry, medicine, laser technology and beauty to develop a robust modular programme of accredited professional development.
Helen is also the Director of Curriculum and Admissions for the City of London Dental School.
Dr Mona Attarpour
BDS / Aesthetic Non-Surgical Interventions Tutor
Mona is one of the Tutor’s for Dr Brian Franks Training based in the North East of England. She graduated in Dentistry at Newcastle University in 2012 and has worked within the aesthetics industry since then. Following a stint in Australia, returned to the North East in 2014. Mona has attended extensive training courses in Facial Aesthetics, youth rejuvenation and anti-ageing, by world renowned aestheticians. Her dentistry and further aesthetics training provides an in-depth knowledge of the anatomy of the face and the relationship between component parts in the overall aesthetic appearance.
Dr Rania Savvidi
DDS, Dental Sedation and Pain Management PG Cert, PGA ANSI
Aesthetic Non-Surgical Interventions Tutor
Rania is one of the Tutor’s for Dr Brian Franks Training based in Scotland. After graduating from the Dental School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Rania worked for 5 years in Athens before moving to Scotland in 2011.
Passionate about continuous learning, Rania qualified in Facial Aesthetics treatments in 2012 and in 2017 she obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Sedation and Pain Management from Eastman Dental Institute, UCL.In September 2020, Rania is commencing a Hypnotherapy course, in order to achieve a different approach to helping her patients.
RN RM MSc NIP PGDAM
Specialist Skin Rejuvenation Tutor
Pam is an Independent Prescriber with over 30 years’ experience in the NHS, gained an MSc with commendation and graduated with merit in a postgraduate diploma in Aesthetics Medicine in 2004; since then she has been advancing the practice of facial aesthetics as a highly experienced and skilled practitioner. Pam specialises in the use of medical grade acids in the management of common skin disorders.
Alongside her role as Vice President of the Society of Mesotherapy and member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses, Pam runs a successful private aesthetic clinic in the East of England. In 2014 Pam was introduced to the cutting edge science that forms the unique benefit behind pHformula and she established Aspire & Co limited as a skin academy, becoming the exclusive distributor of the pHformula brand in the UK.
Specialist Cannula Tutor
Kerry has been a Registered Nurse since 1983 and has been running her own Aesthetic clinic in Horsham, West Sussex since 2009. She specialises in latest and advanced non-surgical aesthetic treatments including Dermal fillers, Wrinkle treatments, Medical Micro-Needling, Dermapen, various Skin Peels, Plasma treatments including non-surgical Blepharoplasty.
Kerry believes strongly in offering a natural enhancement that helps patients look refreshed and feel their best.
Kerry has been the Cannula Masterclass Tutor with Dr Brian Franks Training since 2017, where her calm and encouraging manner, allied with her experience, enables delegates to feel comfortable and confident to carry out cannula treatments in their own clinics/practices.
Dr. Fab Equizi
MB. ChB, PGDip NSFA
Specialist Advanced Injectables Tutor