ABDO announces new Head of CET

Alexandra Webster has been appointed to take over from Paula Stevens as Head of CET from August 2018.

Alex is a Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician with extensive experience within the industry. She is a practical examiner for ophthalmic dispensing, a probationary examiner for contact lenses and a practice visit assessor for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO). She has also been a member of ABDO’s National Clinical Committee and the GOC Education Strategic Review Expert Advisory Group.

CEO of ABDO Sir Antony Garrett says: “I am delighted to welcome Alex Webster to the ABDO team as our new head of CET. Alex brings a strong mix of skills and experience to the department which will help her to shape and develop our CET offering to all members in the years ahead. Recently Alex has served on the new ABDO Clinical Committee and now joins the executive team at an exciting time in the development of the Association. I and the rest of the ABDO team look forward to working with Alex when she takes up her new role.”

Alex says: “I am excited to be taking on this new role with ABDO. The organisation has done such a significant amount to develop and produce fantastic CET. I want to build on these existing achievements and ensure that what we offer remains relevant for members in a changing landscape.”