MEET THE TEAM


Nigel Nigel Somerville - Owner Optometrist
Glen Eden Optometrist was opened in 1979 by Mrs Margaret Raby.  Nigel Somerville joined the team in 1983 after completing his Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Optometry from the University of Auckland, eventually purchasing the practice from Mrs Raby.  
 
Having been a part of the Glen Eden landscape for so many years, Nigel is passionate about the Glen Eden community and is on the committee for the Glen Eden Business Association.   Nigel enjoys playing social football, and is an avid supporter of Man City and the Warriors.  He has two children - Nicole is a police officer, and Vaughan who is working towards his masters.

 

Michelle Michelle Beaumont - Receptionist / Optical Assistant
Michelle has been working in the optical field for many years.  Her role prior to joining us at Glen Eden was with the frame suppliers for Adidas and Silhouette. She is an expert at repairs and frame adjustments, and has a great eye for fashion.

Michelle is a Titirangi local, and enjoys spending time with her three (about to be four) grandchildren at the beach or bush walking.

 

Michelle Joy Noue - Eyewear Consultant
Glen Eden local Joy has recently joined our team as our Eyewear Consultant.  With 13 years in a similar position in New Lynn, Joy is passionate about helping clients find the right frame for their needs.  She especially loves getting to know people one-on-one, and strives to provide exceptional customer service.  Outside of work, Joy enjoys spending time with her family, photography, anime, and drawing.

 


Call us today on 09 818 4452 or email gleneden@visique.co.nz