Valina Stavropoulou: Originally from Greece, Valina moved to London in 2011. She studied her MA in Human Resource and a few months later joined Shine’s reception team. ‘’Being Reception manager at Shine made me believe that dreams really can come true. Shine gave me the opportunity to grow personally and professionally and it feels great for your work to be acknowledged and valued by your team.’’ Dealing with and managing people” is her passion. She is driven to deliver excellent customer service and she enjoys the daily challenges at work. Away from work, Valina enjoys cycling, swimming, going to yoga and exploring London to the fullest.
Megan Rorke: Originally from South Africa, Megan moved to London in 2003. She has been working for Shine for nearly 10 years. As Head Receptionist at Shine Holistic, she is a highly valued member of our team, after a decade on reception she knows many customers by name and always enjoys going the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction. One of her greatest passions is baking and she’s been supplying weekly organic cakes for Shine’s Cake Thursday for the last 5 years. Away from work, she has passion for beautiful shoes, chairs, animals, music and travel.
Hephzibah Roe: Hephzi is a London based actress from Poole in Dorset. Represented by Evie Woods Management, she is a recent graduate of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. ‘’What excites me about the industry is making the leap, leaving your own ego at the door and stepping into someone else’s shoes.’’ Hephzi is one of the newest additions to our reception team here at Shine and she prides herself on exceptional, professional customer service.
Sanita Jonane: Originally from Latvia, Sanita moved to London in 2010. She feels very lucky to work at the Shine, as she believes it’s a great environment – ‘’People here are very passionate, talented and supportive and it’s great to see clients smiling after appointments at Shine!’’ Away from work, she loves exploring London parks by bike and is interested in psychology, theatre, holistic medicine and interior design.
Gerda Vilutyte: Originally from Lithuania, Gerda moved to London almost 5 years ago. As a qualified information manager and junior interior decorator from past experience she is a very creative individual at heart. Gerda possesses a solid amount of customer service experience, has an incredibly good eye for detail and is always determined to ensure clients’ comfort and happiness at Shine. Gerda is very excited to be a part of our reception team and is hoping to expand her skills within this dynamic role. In her spare time, Gerda enjoys great books, films, long walks, 60s parties, subconsciously collects perfume and shoes and has a not-so-secret passion for good cosmetics and stylish clothing.
Dimitrios Michaelidou is a multidisciplinary artist based in London, born in Cyprus.
He received his BA from Plymouth University and volunteered as Gallery Assistant at KARST Gallery; a non-profit cultural organisation in the SouthWest. Dimitrios is also one of the Curators of RELAPSE collective, an artist run contemporary collective platform. “Beside my passion for the arts, I also love interacting with people and taking good care of them; what better place to do that, than in Shine?”