Our Team

Dr. Rupert Critchley heads up our incredible team here at VIVA Skin Clinics. His values for creating confidence run through the very soul of everyone you will meet along your treatment path with us.

With in depth medical knowledge as well as a creative eye, you can be assured that you are in the most capable and safest of hands. We are proud to have a specialist team that you can rely on.

The look-good, feel-good doctors

Our Doctor led team of Aesthetic Artists go above and beyond to make sure your journey with us is a special one

Dr Rupert Critchley

Director and Founder, Aesthetic Artist

A medical doctor since 2009, Dr. Rupert founded VIVA to help people feel empowered in their skin by using injectables for subtle enhancements. When he isn’t performing treatments as one of the most sought-after practitioners in the country, Dr. Rupert can be found training other medical professionals. Having been made a trustee for the prestigious British College of Aesthetic Medicine, we’re grateful to have him and his expertise available to you.

Our VIVA Associates

Eva Kwiek

VIVA Associate

Eva is a registered nurse with extensive experience working with aesthetics treatments. Fuelled by her passion for holistic skin health and wellbeing, Eva has worked alongside prestigious dermatologists, delivering non-surgical and dermal treatments. She’s got the knowhow This makes her knowledgeable when investigating the cause of skin issues, not just delivering a solution. By suggesting lifestyle changes, with the help of Eva, we can help you achieve the best results for your complexion.

Dr. Sara Shafaie

VIVA Associate

A prescribing pharmacist by background, Dr. Sara is now practising as a medical injector in London. She is based at our Chelsea clinic and works Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Her passions lie in making patients the most confident versions of themselves and with years of experience as a clinical researcher, she likes to stay on top of the latest techniques and research so that she can continue to consistently deliver the safest and most effective treatments​ for her patients.

Behind the scenes

Clare Henderson

Operations Manager

Hailing from Texas, Clare’s career started back in 2012 when she started treating patients. After life changing family loss, she found her confidence, healing and spark back through helping patients with their skin health journeys. After training with cosmetics company Aveda, she then attended the Avenue Five Institute in Austin, Tx. Clare has worked with respected companies including Sassoon Academy, Allergan and Invisalign. What is she most passionate about? Instilling confidence and making the world a happier, more understanding place. These are the qualities that make her our amazing and compassionate Operations Manager. When she’s off the clock at VIVA, Clare enjoys spending time with her partner, daughter and adorable cavapoo Lulu.

Marisa Scott

Business Manager

Marisa has been at VIVA since the very beginning. Her job is helping us realise our dreams and reach that ‘big picture’. She gets a buzz from seeing our incredible growth, the team expanding and VIVA being established as a leading clinic in London and the South East. Marisa has a brilliant business mind and she ensures that we continue to provide our patients with a 5* experience, from upgrading our systems to ensure that they align with our impeccable service to helping to train the team. Marisa works remotely from the beautiful Lake District.

Rachael Stubbs

Marketing Manager

With a Business Management degree under her belt, Rachael has always been passionate about marketing. She has a vast range of marketing experience and also gained her VTCT Level 3 Skincare & Facial qualification. Her devotion to the VIVA brand is her driving force when coming up with innovative marketing plans that are all focused on educating people on the importance of quality aesthetics. She has a strong desire to make sure VIVA is known as industry-leading aesthetics clinics for everyone and we have the best woman in the job to make that possible! A keen pilates practitioner, Rachael also lives South of the river.

Kat Guy

Clinic Manager, Chelsea

Kat is our Chelsea clinic manager and has worked at some of the best skin clinics for the last 5 years. A great facialist, her managerial career pivot came out of her desire to help people on their skin journeys, and she thought why not do so by helping other professionals grow the industry. She lives in East London with her partner and cat called Elvis.

Andrea Gisonno

Assistant Clinic Manager, Chelsea

Our very own Hot Yoga practitioner, Andrea was drawn to VIVA as she wanted to help people practise better self-care and realise the best versions of themselves. She loves being a part of the patient experience and being front of house. Her bubbly personality makes our patients beam as she spreads positivity and joy throughout the whole clinic.

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