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Educational visitors

The Education Visitor Panel (EVP) attend training institutions and professional qualifying examinations to ensure high standards of education amongst dispensing opticians and optometrists.

Panel members undergo comprehensive training throughout their tenure, including annual refresher sessions, self assessments and appraisals.

Dispensing opticians
Graeme Stevenson

Julie Hughes

Kevin Gutsell

Maryna Hura

Mark Chatham

Alexander Gorman


Lay Members
Andy Husband

Will Naylor

John Deane 

Gail Fleming

Katie Carter

Sarah Fishburn


Lay Chair Members
Barry Mitchell

Carl Stychin

Jane Andrews

Mark Bissell 

Vincent McKay

Alan Kershaw


John Siderov

Nicola Szostek

Brendan Barrett

Gurpreet Kaur Bhogal-Bhamra

Pam McClean

Graeme Kennedy

Janice McCrudden

KiKi Soteri

David Hill

Rebekah Stevens

Brian McCotter

Content Panels

Search our registers

Search our registers

Find a registered individual practitioner or business.

Log CET points

Log CET points

Use the MyGOC area of our website to log CET points or find events in your local area



Click on the link below for more information and requirements for the 2019-21 CET cycle.

Careers in eyecare

Careers in eyecare

Thinking of becoming an optometrist or dispensing optician ?