Meet the Team

Chris Wade

Clinical & Business Director

Leading Aesthetic Practitioner and creator of the high-end cosmetic treatment Dermal Definition™. Member of the HABIA board of Directors and Director of aUK Cosmetic Training Centre of Excellence. In the industry for over 30 years and renown supporter of non-medical aesthetic practitioners.

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Michelle Wilson

MediSpa, Salon & Business Director

Aesthetic Practitioner and MediSpa Therapist, Michelle runs the aUK Stamford team with extraordinary passion and is responsible for the client experience. Michelle has trained at the centre of excellence, as a student of Chris Wade, an aesthetics industry leader and expert on anti-wrinkle treatments. Michelle has built up a great aesthetic reputation, and is known as an expert in anti-wrinkle injections, applying an extremely gentle technique, which clients appreciate.

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Steph Ambrose

Lead Medispa Therapist

Steph has worked in many aspects of the beauty, holistic and aesthetic industry for almost two decades. Her treatments include Reiki, Reflexology, Ear Candles, Hot Stones Massage, HIFU (our non-surgical facelift and Fat Freezing Treatment – treating the mind, body and spirit.

Recently trained in colonic hydrotherapy, Steph continues to improve her portfolio.


Brow Specialist

Rachel has been in the industry for 12-years. She started out as a level 2 beauty therapist gaining qualifications with HD Brows, tanning, massage, LVL lashes, fibroblast, henna brows, gel nails, acrylics, Hopi-ear, makeup (bridal) and SFX. Rachel also trained to give treatments and services covering lash extensions, B12 injections, semi permanent brows and brow removal. Then Rachel qualified in Microblading, Micro needling & Dermaplaning.

Rachel’s passion for brows, from basic shaping to HD to semi perm or microblading is what we are focused on at aUK Stamford. Rachel is particularly keen on seeing the transformations in her clients brows.

Rachel became an elite trainer for HD brows teaching students how to create that highly defined bespoke brow for the past 2-years. Rachel is furthering her skills at present by learning new techniques for new styles.

Gabrielle Preston-Banks

Rapid Transformational Therapy & Coaching

Gabrielle is here to transform your life for the better and help you live the life you deserve. Her passion for helping others has spread over 30 years whilst working in various mentoring and management roles, supporting and encouraging individuals to achieve and succeed in their career and life goals. Gabrielle’s clients say she has a professional, gentle approach and they feel safe and relaxed.

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Massage & Beauty Specialist

Maddie is the newest member of the amazing team at aUK Stamford. Maddie is level 3 qualified in beauty therapy and massage. Her favourite treatments are massage, nails and LVL lash lifts.

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