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  • Meet the Team

Founded and Run by Industry Professionals 

Established in 1977, CIBTAC was created from an identified need to provide relevant, high-quality training within the beauty, complementary & spa industry. We were founded, and continue to be run by, passionate industry professionals.

Kerry Lawlor - Head of Education

Kerry is our Head of Education. She has over 30 years of practical experience as a Therapist, a lecturer and is also a well- respected CIBTAC examiner. She brings a wealth of experience to the team and advises on quality assurance, compliance and qualification development.


Nicola Hume - Head of Finance & Business Support

Nicola joined the company in 2016 and is a finance professional with more than 15 years of experience in a wide range of business sectors. Her responsibilities include managing company finances, identifying new areas of development and making recommendations for improvement. She is also actively involved in insurance related activities and is responsible for the HR within the business. In 2000, Nicola achieved a BA Honours degree in Business Studies before completing various Accountancy qualifications including certification with ACCA and an ILM in Leadership in Management.


Nichola Sackley - Business Development Officer

Nichola, a former CIBTAC Education Manager, has returned to develop our Business within the UK and International markets. With 22 years's experience in beauty education and industry she is passionate about the quality and standards in both sectors. Nichola is excited to grow the CIBTAC presence across the world!


Kim Curtis - Team Leader

Kim previously worked in the beauty department at Gloucestershire College and is a trained therapist herself, she brings plenty of subject specific knowledge to her role. Kim previously looked after several CIBTAC zones and is now leading the Account Executive team. Kim loves a challenge and balances her time between work and caring for her two beautiful daughters.


Layla Wallace - Account Executive

Layla is the newest member of the CIBTAC team and will be responsible for our Centres in the UK, Europe, Caribbean, South Africa, Mauritius and UAE. Layla recently transferred to CIBTAC from the BABTAC membership team. She originally came from a background of volunteering and counselling and has always had an interest in beauty.

Katie Woods - Account Executive

Katie has over 15 years’ experience in the beauty industry. She is a trained therapist and is passionate about her work, so helping others start their journey into the industry is something she pride's herself in. Katie worked on Cruise Ships for over 8 years and loves to travel so is very happy looking after Zone 3. Working in the industry has taken Katie all over the world, from Norway, the Med, South America, Asia, Australasia and the Antarctic…..


Daniela Barclay - Account Executive

Daniela joined the company in 2017 and looks after our Centres in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Dubai. Daniela comes with a wealth of experience in scheduling and resourcing as well as relationship management. She has previously worked in the travel, legal and insurance sectors. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, going to the gym and socialising with friends.


Vicki Thomas - Endorsed Coordinator

Vicki started in 2016 for CIBTAC's sister company BABTAC as part of the insurance and membership team. After being with the company for 18 months and seeking a new challenge, she moved to CIBTAC as Endorsed Coordinator. Vicki provides administrative Support and advice to our Endorsed Centres. Vicki is a fully qualified Spa therapist and enjoys providing treatments in her spare time.


Andrea Schubach - Head of Marketing

Having moved from South Africa four years ago, Andrea brings over 15 years’ marketing experience across a variety of industries including membership associations.

Andrea has been with BABTAC & CIBTAC for 2 years, and enjoys the diversity of marketing across both companies and the endless opportunities this dynamic industry provides.


Kate Bridges - Digital Media & Marketing Executive

Kate started within BABTAC's membership team before being promoted to her current role. She brings with her a wealth of experience in graphic design and web development and has already proved to be a great asset in the marketing department.


Clare Harris - Marketing Executive

Clare recently joined BABTAC, she has nearly twenty years marketing experience, she is focusing on the Vitality magazine as well as continuing to grow and develop the BABTAC and CIBTAC brand in the industry. Clare has two children and loves to go for weekends away with family and friends.


Lindsey Hunt - Finance Assistant

Lindsey originally joined the company as our CIBTAC apprentice supporting the team with all aspects of the business, she quickly showed an aptitude for invoicing and the financial side of the business. She now works under the guidance of Rachel to ensure CIBTAC and BABTAC (our sister company) is functioning effectively and the accounts are kept up to date.