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Dear families and candidates,

We understand your family and home are the most important thing. At Little Ones we help you to find the best possible care for them. It’s that simple. Our ethos is to provide the highest level of service, placing candidates whose skills offer benefits to a child’s early language development and education. Our housekeepers help keep your home, homely, organised and of course immaculate. Below you will find details about our team. Your consultant at Little Ones will be there whenever you need them. Vanessa Cook, CEO and Founder of Little Ones.

Nicholas Bowen – Managing Director
Languages spoken : 
English
Email : n.bowen@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Nicholas has an extensive recruitment background within both corporate and bilingual recruitment. He began working for one of the world largest recruitment companies and now as a parent himself he is passionate about the domestic staffing industry.

Evangelia Grammatea – Executive Assistant to the Managing Director
Languages Spoken : Greek, English
Email : e.grammatea@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Evangelia manages Little Ones SEO and Marketing and is also assistant to the Managing Director.

Mary Fernandez – Directors Assistant and Social Media Manager
Languages spoken : English
Email : mary@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Mary manages Little Ones busy Social Media desk and is also assistant to Little Ones Directors.

Patricia Cervera – Associate Manager
Specialty : 
Spanish, Portuguese Nanny and Live Out Nanny Housekeeper placements 
Languages spoken : 
Spanish, English, French
Email : patricia@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Originally from Spain, Patricia has Graduated in Translation & Interpreting, her studies have taken her to Denmark and Canada. Patricia has also experience as a Primary School Spanish Teacher in the UK and understands very well raising children in a bilingual environment as her family is Spanish/British. Patricia always ensures providing her clients with the best service and is passionate about finding the right matches for our families.

Tom Morrison - Associate Manager
Speciality : 
Live Out Nanny and International Placements 
Languages spoken : 
English
Email : t.morrison@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Originally from Cambridge, he graduated from Sheffield Business School with an upper second class honours degree in Business and Marketing. He has previously worked in one of the world’s largest recruitment companies and since joining Little Ones has developed his knowledge and used his past experience to help a large variety of families.

Wenjing Li – Senior Consultant
Speciality : 
Chinese and Asian Language Nanny and Nanny Housekeeper placements
Languages spoken : 
Mandarin, English
Email : wenjing@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Wenjing specialises in the placement of Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese speaking), Japanese and other Asian language nannies and housekeepers including Nepalese and Filipino candidates. Wenjing comes to Little Ones with a double master degree from The University of Nottingham.

Cristina Linares – Senior Consultant
Speciality : 
Spanish and Portugese and Brazilian Live In Nanny placements 
Languages spoken : Spanish, English
Email: cristina@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Crisitina joined Little Ones in 2012 after relocating from Madrid where she qualified as a Lawyer at the Alfonso X El Sabio University. In the past she has studied at various International Schools. She prides herself on her consultative approach to recruitment and being able to advise families not only on the market conditions and nanny expectations but also on what may be best for their family.

Tony Buckley - Senior Consultant
Speciality : 
House Managers and Housekeeper placements 
Languages spoken : 
English
Email : t.buckley@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Tony has vast experience interviewing and placing candidates from the Philippines, Europe and South America. Originally from the Cotswold area he studied Procurement at Cheltenham College. He moved to New Zealand for 1 year working as a Procurement Officer and travelled for a further year meeting various people from different cultures and backgrounds.

Sonia Mateos – Senior Consultant
Specialty : 
French and Arabic Live in Nanny and Nanny Housekeeper Placements
Languages spoken : 
French, Arabic, English
Email : s.mateos@littleoneslondon.co.uk
After graduating with a Masters in Marketing and Management in a Business School in Paris, Sonia began her career at a leading national finance bank and has worked for more than 11 years in the financial field.  As a mother of 2, she understands very well parents needs and would be absolutely delighted to help you find the perfect nanny for your little ones. In private she loves spending time with her family, travelling especially in Asia and cooking French and Asian dishes.

Natalie Harmon-Tatton – Bilingual Consultant
Specialty : 
Live in, After school and International placements
Languages spoken : 
English, German
Email : natalie@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Natalie joined Little Ones in 2013 and has previous recruitment experience working for the world’s largest corporate recruitment organisation. Prior to this she worked for a private government funded school for children aged 11+ struggling with the national curriculum, after graduating from the University of Exeter with a degree in German and Sociology. Whilst studying at Exeter, she spent a year living in Frankfurt, Germany and has a huge interest in the foreign culture and traditions.

Lisa Palm – Bilingual Consultant
Speciality : Swedish Nanny and Nanny Housekeeper placements
Languages spoken : Swedish, English
Email: lisa@littleoneslondon.co.uk
In 2009, Lisa moved from Stockholm to Melbourne to study a BA Media Communications at one of Australia’s top 5 universities. She combined her full-time studies working as a nanny. Lisa also worked as the teaching assistant for kindergarten and primary classes at the Swedish School in Melbourne. Being involved in the Swedish community in Australia, Lisa understands the importance of encouraging your children in their cultural awareness by hiring one of our top Scandinavian nannies.

Charlotte van Nijf – Multilingual Consultant
Speciality : German, Dutch Nanny and Nanny Housekeeper placements
Languages Spoken : Dutch, German, English
Email : charlotte@littleoneslondon.co.uk
After graduating with a Masters in Child Psychology at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands Charlotte began her career as a Child Psychologist for young children with special needs and as a Nursery Manager in a nursery for children from new born until 4 years. After 5 years of working in the childcare industry in the Netherlands Charlotte moved abroad to Switzerland and later to Cyprus due to the job relocation of her partner.

Frederic Maumy – Bilingual Consultant
Specialty : French Live in placements
Languages spoken : French, English
Email : frederic@littleoneslondon.co.uk
After studying Business in France and working in Australia, he moved to London several years ago.  He really enjoys his work at Little Ones, helping and families finding the perfect nanny for their children.

Alice Alberti – Bilingual Consultant
Specialty : 
Italian Nanny and Nanny Housekeeper placements
Languages spoken : 
Italian, English
Email: a.alberti@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Alice specialises in Italian speaking nanny placements. Originally from Padua, a beautiful Italian city close to Venice, Alice studied the Science of Education and Training, specialising in Psyco-Pedagogy. She has professional experience as an educator and recruiter, and is extremely enthusiastic about helping our families find the best bilingual nanny to educate and care for their children.

Beck Coveney – Consultant
Speciality : Nanny Placements
Languages spoken : English
Email : r.coveney@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Beck graduated in BA Theatre and Media Studies and upon moving to London worked for Crechendo Playgyms. For the last 14 years she has been a full time Nanny in London. She enjoys using this experience to advise both Families and Nannies in their search.

Valerio Petrini – Bilingual Consultant
Speciality : Nanny-Housekeeping placements
Languages spoken : Italian, English
Email : v.petrini@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Valerio is an experienced Nanny-Housekeeping consultant having joined Little Ones after an impressive start working for another London based agency. Valerio comes from Italy and makes meeting his client visits a routine formality and he works hard to understand their requirements. This most likely stems from his previous experience working for Prada as a personal shopper.

Lora Salomidou – Multilingual Consultant
Speciality : Russian Language and After-school placements 
Languages spoken : Russian, Greek, English, Spanish
Email : lora@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Originally from Greece, Lora is studying Applied Linguistics and Neurolinguistics at the University of London. She is fluent in English, Greek, Russian and Spanish. Little Ones has given her the opportunity to combine her language skills and her passion for children. Lora is very enthusiastic about providing professional service and helping both, nannies and families to find each other.

Ioanna Avgousti – Bilingual Rescourcer
Speciality : 
Greek Nanny and Nanny Housekeeper candidates 
Languages spoken : 
Greek, English
Email : i.avgousti@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Originally from Cyprus, Ioanna specialises in Greek speaking nanny placements as well as recruiting all housekeepers/nannies.  She studied English Language and Linguistics at University of Salford and holds a Masters degree in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.  Ioanna has experience in teaching English to children of all ages. With professional teaching experience and babysitting experience, Ioanna cares deeply about our candidates and will find the perfect match for families.

Claudia Syndergaard – Multilingual Rescourcer
Speciality : Danish, Spanish and Portugese candidates
Languages spoken : Danish, Spanish, English
Email : claudia@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Claudia is Peruvian and Danish and is completely trilingual. Her passion for children and her experiences as a nursery assistant for over 5 years have provided her with a wealth of experience that she can use to help find the best nannies for Little Ones.

Charlotte Castres – Bilingual Rescourcer
Speciality : French candidates
Languages spoken : French, English
Email : c.castres@littleoneslondon.co.uk
Born in France and moving to England to develop her bilingualism Charlotte holds a Masters Degree in Public Relations, Press Relation and Events Planning, Charlotte is a Bilingual Resourcer specialised in French Nannies and Nanny/Housekeepers. She has several years professional experience in events planning and sales in Paris.