Meet the Team
At Portobello Institute we share a common commitment to quality, a structured approach to learning and a focus on industry links as well as care for the individual learners.
Our academic team along with programme managers and teaching staff are the heart of the college who inspire and support our students on a daily basis and throughout their educational journey with us. To ensure full relevant support for every learner we have a programme manager in place for every department. All with significant experience within their sector we are delighted to show just some of our dedicated team.
Complimentary Therapy Tutor
Catherine Cross has been a dedicated Complimentary Therapy tutor with Portobello Institute since 1999. She first trained in massage in the UK and has been working in the beauty industry for over twenty years she brings a wealth of experience to our students.
She has a real passion for the industry and her teaching loving the subjects in every class.
Catherine is keenly interested in education and learning and thoroughly enjoys teaching. In the beauty department at Portobello Institute she dedicates her teaching to Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology, Aromatherapy, Reflexology and a number of beauty workshops.
She is enthusiastic and committed to her work and her classes are open and engaging where discussion and questions are encouraged in our small enhanced teaching environments.
Catherine loves that every group are different, and every student brings new strengths and learnings with them and she enjoys being a full support and encouragement for anyone who studies with us.