About Us

Providing innovation, insight, knowledge and training

OSA is the Optical Suppliers Association, providing innovation, insight, knowledge and training for the whole of the UK optical industry. We support a wide range of activities that benefit the sector as a whole and the people who work within it.

We provide a thriving network for companies involved in all aspects of manufacturing, distribution and supply of lenses, frames, ophthalmic instruments and equipment, contact lenses, consumables and accessories, as well as shopfitters and providers of IT and business services to optical practices.

OSA is delighted to be working with Media 10 to help deliver 100% Optical between 23-25 April 2022. After a challenging couple of years for everyone, 100% Optical will be a brilliant opportunity to get the whole optical sector together at one major event.

We look forward to welcoming exhibitors and delegates to the OSA stand (M230) then.

The OSA Board

Dr Andy Hepworth


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Roy Stoner

Vice Chair

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Stuart Burn

Immediate Past Chair

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Amanda Higginbotham

Equipment Focus Group Chair

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James Conway

Vice Chair, Frames Focus Group

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Jayne Abel

Chair, Sustainability Committee

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Julian Wiles

Vice Chair, Lens Focus Group

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Laura Haverley

Vice Chair, Equipment Focus Group

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Rob Barrow

Chair, Frames Focus Group

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Tanya Storey

Co-opted Director

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The OSA Team

Marianne Macritchie

Executive Assistant to the OSA Team

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T ‘Pavan’ Pavanakumar

Finance Manager