People at Thomas Bond & Partners


We currently have one director who originally trained with Thomas Bond and Partners.

Liz Whitmore (MSc MCOptom DipGlauc) holds a specialist diploma qualification in glaucoma, from the College of Optometrists.  Her MSc covered specialist subjects in pathology, children’s vision and contact lenses. She is involved in managing the staff training program within the partnership. Hobbies include dog walking and training.




Mary Ryan, has many years experience as an optometrist.  She enjoys communicating with people and working as part of the team.

Katie Blane is following in the family footsteps as an optometrist. She started as a dispensing optician so has a good understanding of the complete pathway from eye examinations to production of spectacles.

Cory Atkinson joined us in 2021, and is very involved with our latest equipment, the OCT laser scanner.

Beth Roberts has now been working with the company for a few years now, and has already built up her own following who are beginning to come back for their yearly checks.

Steve Bradshaw and Deborah Li are experienced optometrists who are valued members of the team.



Dispensing Opticians

We have five fully qualified dispensing opticians: Steve Donald, Nicola Thorpe, John Dayson, Gordon White and  Kishan Chudasama.



There are over 20 other members of staff, including frame stylists, optical assistants, receptionists, optical workshop technicians, and admin staff.