MEET THE TEAM
ADVISORY BOARD & CLINICAL PARTNERS
Dr Isabelle Martineau, Professor Adrian Williams, Andrew Hulse, Dr Lagundoye, Dr O'Connell, Ray Shannon, Lesley Andrews
With over 10 years of experience working in the private health and wellness sector, Jonathan’s primary purpose is to help people to get well and stay well. Jonathan’s forte is working with HNW individuals and families, navigating them through times of change.
A person-centred general practitioner with over 20 years of experience, John specialises in mental well-being and exercise physiology with a keen focus on helping guests develop a tailored approach to sustainable physical and mental health. Dr John is a Clinical Partner.
Dr Ola is a Consultant in General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry with over 30 years’ experience. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in psychiatry at the University of Sheffield. He has particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Addictions to alcohol, opiates, cocaine, amphetamines, prescription medicines and the associated co-occurring mental health difficulties (illness). Dr Ola is a Clinical Partner.
Yoga and Breathwork
Gosia teaches our guests yoga in order to help them to be the best version of themselves and spread love. She delivers a strong physical practice with a focus on following a spiritual path. Gosia holds a 200hr Yoga Alliance certification and is currently completing her 500hr Dharma Yoga certification.
Health & Mindset Coach
Ruth is a professional health and wellness coach specialising in menopause coaching for women challenged in the second stage of their lives, helping them to change lifestyle habits that are not serving them. Ruth also offers bespoke meal preparation and education around food and nutrition, affecting positive change in habits over time to create a healthy, balanced and sustainable lifestyle.
Operations Manager & Recovery Coach
With over 20 years’ experience in the corporate and health sector, Rachael is expertly placed to provide operational management and team coordination. Working closely with the Montrose leadership team, Rachael calls upon her extensive experience in managing a portfolio of clients, overseeing H.R. and leading the team successfully to reflect the company’s vision and ethos.
Paddy has specialised in addiction, trauma and recovery for 15 years and has many years of experience with other mental and emotional difficulties. As a counsellor and psychotherapist he offers a safe space to support guests to explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviours connected to their life experiences. Paddy believes that we all have the resources within us to reach our potential, given the right condition. Working together with guests, he creates a nurturing environment in which to grow and make the changes they feel are needed.
From Hollywood film stars, elite professional sportsmen and supermodels, to the seriously ill and injured, Martin has worked all over the world and prepared thousands of different exercise programmes for a diverse, and sometimes challenging, client base. Martin’s considered approach promotes a long-term, step-by-step, multi-level participation process. Programme formats are personalised according to individual levels of ability and experience, encouraging consistency, not intensity, and helping to dispel the anticipated discomfort and intimidation commonly associated with regular physical activity.
Lisa is a holistic reiki practitioner, specialising in stress relief, fertility problems and all addiction issues. Reiki is an energy healing technique that promotes relaxation and reduces stress and anxiety through gentle touch. Lisa has an incredible healing hand that delivers energy to the body, improving the flow and balance of a guest’s energy to support healing.
Nutritionist and Functional Lifestyle Consultant
As both a functional, lifestyle and anti-ageing medicine consultant and a medical herbalist, Florence adopts a proactive approach. Always practical and supportive, she ensures that each guest’s recommendations fit well with their profile, needs and goals. Florence will develop a therapeutic partnership that helps our guests to optimise their own health, performance and vitality using natural, sustainable, plant medicines in an eco-therapy approach.
Rick is a specialist dietician with over 10 years’ experience in clinical nutrition and sports performance. He has consulted as Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, Dietetics and Sports Nutrition to various higher education institutions. Rick's founding belief is that truly personalised clinical nutrition, training and lifestyle results in optimal health and performance.
Recovery Case Manager and Coach
Alongside his management services, Young provides live-in recovery chaperone and coaching to support your journey of healing and development. Young is an accomplished coach and through his personal experience provides a compassionate approach. His expertise covers most mental health conditions and addictions.
Ollie prides himself on offering a bespoke and holistic approach to exercise. Whatever the circumstances, he will develop a plan that works for the individual guest to achieve their goals. He believes in finding the pleasurable side of fitness; working closely with other members of the team, Ollie will ensure that our guests are given a suitable plan that can be implemented and continued once they get home.
Pete knew from an early age that cooking was his passion. With over 10 years’ experience, Pete has cooked globally for many private clients. He works closely with our nutritionist and dietician to provide personalised meals for our guests. His talent lies in cooking meals that are macro- and micro-nutrient controlled and balanced to provide delicious food for every palate.
Niki has been teaching Yoga since 2015. She qualified in Yoga Teacher Training at Aerial Yoga Leeds & Yoga Teachers College in Barcelona. She enjoys making Yoga accessible by exploring breathing techniques to train the nervous system and meditation to calm the mind, turning complex information into simple instructions that help people understand how to 'feel' in each pose.
Transformational Life Coach
Danielle is a qualified transformational life coach and meditation and breathwork teacher. She helps clients decipher the blockages preventing them from creating the life they want and deserve; realigning self-belief, embodying deeper self-worth, and developing a deeper connection with themselves and others. Her heart-centred approach offers a compassionate, holistic, support system, including coaching and mindfulness, to guide individuals back home to themselves.
Therapist and Life Coach
Damian is a father, traveller and guide who has experienced both success and failure. He has always been curious about the human condition, the nature of suffering and wellbeing, our beliefs, behaviours and motivations. This is why he has dedicated the last 20 years to helping those who feel stuck or overwhelmed to take the next steps in their professional and personal lives through coaching and counselling.
Outdoor Experiences Manager
Al is an experienced mountaineer, caver and outdoor practitioner. Having been involved in adventurous activities all of his life, Al believes in the healing power of nature and in how outdoor adventure is able to broaden horizons; allowing people to see beyond their physical and emotional limitations. With a wealth of adventure experience, Al loves nothing more than to show others what the outdoors can offer.
Recovery Case Manager
Through his own lived experiences, Marlon’s passion and purpose is helping others to live a life without limitation. He dedicates his time to providing a productive and supportive experience for each guest. Marlon's coaching style is person-centred, offering practical guidance when it comes to navigating life on life's terms.
Jane has been teaching yoga since 2002. She has trained extensively in hatha yoga, from the most gentle to the most dynamic styles. Also in anatomy and physiology, yoga for pregnancy and birth, fertility yoga, and postnatal yoga. She provides classes for all, from complete beginners to experienced practitioners; for those with full health and for those with particular needs relating to physical and emotional limitations. Jane's sessions create a space in which you learn to understand what you need, both for your body and for your mind.