Paul Hancock, Founder and CEO – London

Paul has been running Massageworks for over 20 years. He started his working life as a chartered surveyor but some health issues led him to receive massage. The experience inspired him to change careers and he’s never looked back. He offers seated acupressure, remedial massage and reflexology massage, and teaches Pilates at corporate offices. He is also a tutor with the Academy of On-Site Massage, the country’s leading seated acupressure trainer, and has been teaching with them since 1995.

Maru Tobias, Head Massage Therapist – London

Maru is originally from Mexico, qualified in Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage with the London College of Massage in 1996 and in Seated Acupressure with the Academy of On Site Massage in 1998. She has almost 20 years experience, with a core focus working in the corporate sector. She is the lead practitioner in many of Massageworks large long term contracts including Ted Baker. She also retains an interest in Reiki, which she practises both on site and privately.

Jo Goh, Business Development Manager – London

Jo is our business development manager from Sydney who looks after Massageworks' social media, digital advertising and prospecting activities, after 7 years experience in the digital media industry. She is qualified with a Diploma of Remedial Massage from the Australasian College of Natural Therapy in 2013 and a business degree from the University of Technology, Sydney. Jo is soon to complete her ITEC Sports 4 certification in April 2015. She specialises in deep tissue active muscle releases in sports massage, and also offers seated acupressure and reflexology massage.

Our Therapists

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    Eve Woollacott, Head of Yoga - London

    Eve has practiced Yoga throughout her life, passionately believing that it expands mental focus, reduces life stresses and increases levels of fitness and core strength. She has experience in many different styles, from Ashtanga to Hatha and Vinyasa Flow and has studied with teachers in London and the SivanandaYoga Vedanta Ashram in India. She completed her Diploma in Teaching Yoga with the YMCA in Central London. Eve is also an experienced massage therapist.
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    Vanessa Pearce, Head of Pilates - London

    Vanessa heads up Massageworks Pilates at Work services. She is a fully certified Stott Pilates instructor with over 15 years experience, and is the owner and lead instructor of London Pilates Studio, based in Chiswick, West London.
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    Julie Oram, Massage Therapist - London

    Julie qualified with an ITEC Diploma in anatomy, physiology and massage, and Indian head massage in 2002. She also has a diploma in deep tissue massage. In 2005, she worked as a massage therapist at the Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, New Zealand, and joined Massageworks in 2007 after qualifying in seated acupressure massage with the Academy of On-Site Massage.
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    Marina Young, Massage Therapist - London

    Marina has multiple ITEC qualifications including sports massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage, lymphatic drainage massage, and Reiki master practice, as well as an Academy of On-Site Massage seated acupressure qualification. She has over 10 years of experience in complementary therapies and provides a range of therapies to suit her clients’ needs. She is currently studying myofascial release, a deep tissue technique that is at the forefront of current massage methodology.
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    Kimberley Bate, Massage Therapist – London

    Kimberley originally trained in Fashion/Textiles at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, working for the Arts Council, English National Opera and International Institute for Visual Arts. She is qualified in Swedish Massage, On-site Massage and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and has been working in complementary therapies since 2002.
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    Peta Pinnock, Massage Therapist – North of England

    Peta first trained as an Aromatherapist at the academy of long-established organic manufacturer, Shirley Price. She qualified in seated acupressure in 1999 with the Academy of On-Site Massage and has been a tutor for the Academy since 2002. She has many years’ experience of working in the corporate environment and at events.
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    Sue Matin, Massage Therapist – Greater Manchester

    Sue is a massage therapist with 14 years of experience. She is qualified with IIHHT and the Academy of On-Site Massage. Her main therapies are seated acupressure and Indian head massage, and she specialises in corporate and event-based work. She is also a qualified meditation teacher and is currently undertaking mindfulness practitioner training.
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    Anne Parry, Massage Therapist – West of England

    Anne graduated in modern languages from the University of Cambridge before qualifying in Swedish and Shiatsu massage in 1981. Since then she has studied, and trained others in, various types of bodywork, including her own trademark Tsuboki massage. Her varied practice includes private and corporate work.
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    Fay Durrant, Massage Therapist – East of England

    Fay is a multi-faceted therapist who combines massage therapy with personal training, nutrition and pilates teaching to help clients towards better health and wellbeing. She qualified in massage and Indian Head Massage at CRC Cambridge in 2001, seated acupressure with the Acadamy of On Site Massage in 2002, before qualifying in Sports Massage at the University of Luton in 2003. She has 16 years of experience, through which she has travelled and practiced globally at events such as Americas Cup, several Grand Prix events, and festivals all over Europe.
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    Nik Kilduff, Massage Therapist – Scotland

    Originally Nik trained as a dancer but an injury led her into the world of massage, where she qualified with Academy of On Site Massage in 1999. Since training and working hard in London, she has relocated to Edinburgh and juggled a young family with massaging in the corporate environment. Over the last couple of years, she has increased her skill base and now offers medical acupuncture, advanced sports stretching and kinesio taping while working in offices and a busy physiotherapy clinic. Nik enjoys unravelling complex issues and moving clients out of pain via massage, stretching and exercise.
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    Martin Collins, Massage Therapist – South of England

    Martin is fully qualified MRSS Shiatsu massage practitioner with over 20 years of training and experience. He specialises in a dynamic style of seated Shiatsu called office chair massage. He has worked at various shops in the West end of London including Harrods, Selfridges and has serviced a number of corporate contracts including providing chair massage for the Sussex police.
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