Meet the team - Richard Petrie Optometrists

Meet the team

We are a small and hardworking team at Richard Petrie Optometrists and are passionate about what we do with decades of experience. We pride ourselves on providing an individual and outstanding service and do our best to provide you with the latest technologies and all with a professional and friendly touch.

Davina Dosanjh


Davina has been part of the Richard Petrie team since 2001. First as a Saturday girl, then completing summer work placements and now as Optometrist and Practice owner. As well as running the business, providing eye examinations and keeping updated on the latest frames and accessories fashions, she is always looking for ways to improve the health and comfort of lenses for contact lens wearers.

Fiona Booth


Fiona joined us as Optometrist in 2016 and works alongside Davina, carrying out eye examinations and contact lens appointments. Fiona has been qualified for 15 years and previously worked in an independent practice in Leicester so brings plenty of experience to her role in the Richard Petrie team.

Ruth Robson

Dispensing Optician

Ruth joined the team in 2007. She makes it her job to keep up to date with the latest trends in eyewear and lens technology. Ruth dispenses glasses to patients and has all of the technical know-how to help you choose the perfect lenses. She can also help you with personalised varifocal lenses using our clever Visioffice® 2 machine.

Joanna Whittle

Dispensing Assistant

Joanna joined our team in 2011. She works alongside Ruth and Edward, dispensing glasses to patients. She has a flair for glasses styling and can help you choose frames to suit your style. Joanna advises patients on handling contact lenses and carries out OCT scans before your eye examination.

Edward Ackerley

Dispensing Assistant

Edward joined the team in 2020 and has a decade of experience in the optical world. Edward is an expert in lenses and frames and is also involved in the running of the practice.

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