Meet the team

Stuart Wellings FBDO BSC Hons


Stuart is a Dispensing Optician and the founder of iCET. 

As well as writing and delivering CET and training all over the UK, Stuart is also a practical examiner for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians and featured in the #notjustado campaign.

Stuart has built up a wealth of knowledge and experience in training, building and managing teams throughout his career, delivering growth and developing colleagues along the way.

Stuart is available to book for LOC meetings and can also collaborate with your business to create CET content for you to deliver.

Hiten Gorecha FDSc OD


Hiten is a Dispensing Optician and Co-Director of iCET.

Hiten has worked within the optical industry for many years and has built up a wealth of knowledge and skills in a varied career which has seen him operate both in practice and in a domiciliary setting.

Hiten delivers CET at our custom events as well as working with Stuart at our big events to ensure everything runs smoothly.

As well as being a qualified Dispensing Optician, Hiten also has a degree in product design which he puts to good use by designing and creating all of our event work books and advertising campaigns. 


Our Platinum Sponsor


Bondeye Optical is an award winning family run supplier stocking over 2000 products.  provides a one-stop optical solution for our customers by offering all the essential products needed for the journey through an optician, from eye test to finished pair of spectacles.

Bondeye are also the exclusive UK suppliers of ROAV eyewear 

Our Sponsors


 Introducing ROAV eyewear, the worlds thinnest folding frame. As thin as a smartphone and 3 times thinner than the nearest folding competitor. Available in Origin sunglass & Vision ophthalmic ranges 

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Vivid Optical is part of Vivid Careers; a group designed to help candidates connect with the right employer and vice versa. Working in a select number of specialist markets, we are committed in having the very best consultants and our experience in the industry is second to none.       Our ethos is to consistently exceed expectations and we continue to do so. Our ever growing team has now taken occupancy in one of the most iconic buildings in the heart of the City and we show no sign of slowing down.

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The Lenstec Optical Group is an independent optical company with a lot to offer you – we know optical lenses

Since 1983 Lenstec Optical Group has established a reputation for high quality workmanship and professional services throughout the UK and Europe. 

Since 1983 Lenstec Optical Group has established a reputation for high quality workmanship and professional services throughout the UK and Europe. 

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Altacor is a UK based ophthalmic specialty pharmaceutical company.

The well-known Clinitas range comprises of Clinitas Soothe, Clinitas Soothe Multi and Clinitas Hydrate gel. Clinitas products can be used for mild, moderate and severe dry eye conditions and Clinitas Soothe has the highest concentration of hyaluronic acid (0.4%) in the UK.

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Erin’s World Frames aim to improve the sight and quality of life for individuals by providing a custom frame, fit for their unique needs.

  • Specially formatted to fit individuals with low bridges
  • High quality frames and comprehensive aftercare service

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Stepper have always produced frames where the emphasis has been on comfort. Good design is backed up with quality materials to create frames that will last.

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The Optelec mission is simple: “Improving the quality of life of visually impaired and dyslexic people – reaching out with simple and effective solutions.” Our aim is to help anyone with a sight difficulty, whether they are totally blind or have a degree of vision impairment or dyslexia, by offering simple to use and intuitive solutions.

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 At the core of everything we do is the customer, the customer drives our business and our product and I know our customers would testify to our unwavering commitment to deliver only the best solution. From the beginning we've made it our mission to deliver great service and a great product with a simple, straightforward approach.  

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Avizor is a laboratory dedicated to the manufacturing of solutions for the cleaning and maintenance of all types of contact lenses. We have been working in this field for over 25 years. Nowadays millions of users in more than 60 countries count on our products.

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AOS Anterior – ocular surface and image enhancement software uses AI (Automated Intelligence) to analyse any digital image from any device including a smartphone.

Able to automatically grade to gold standards, count, enhance, measure and visualise conditions either over a selected area or utilising in-built grids to give objective, repeatable and accurate results to aid the clinicians diagnosis.

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Job of The Week


Opportunity in Eltham / £55,000 / Fantastic Progression

The Company
The most favourable company to work for in the UK, voted by its employees are looking for an optometrist in their Eltham store. With excellent progression pathways, regular patient base, Good Equipment and excellent support staff this makes it a great place and company to work for.

The Position
We're seeking a confident and friendly optometrist who works well as an individual and in a team. Someone who is looking to develop their career and skill set would be great as there are so many opportunities to take with this company. With a salary up to £55,000, bonus, pension and more.

The Location
The ideal location for the optometrist to be based in the Eltham area as it has good travel links by car or train.

Why should you apply?

Salary up to £55,000 

Market Leading Bonus scheme Fantastic pension 

Excellent career development 

Weekend flexibility 

25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (increases over time) 

25-minute testing times 

Private medical cover for you and your family 

Life Insurance 


If you are interested the please contact our Vivid Optical’s lead consultant Danny Alaimo on 0207 952 6672 or

Recommendations / Refer a Friend

 Vivid Optical are working in partnership on this vacancy / optical group. If you are not interested but know someone who would be perfect for such a job then we can offer up to £500 for each successful recommendation. Please contact our senior consultant at and we will keep you informed about the £500! 

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