The Judges

Amanda Elbourn

Amanda Elbourn RGN/RSCN is the Operations Director for Courthouse Clinics. She has worked in the aesthetics industry for 17 years, initially as a nurse practitioner before moving towards the management sector of the industry. Presently she is responsible for the day-to-day running of all clinics within the Courthouse group.

Dr Tijion Esho

Dr Esho is the founder of the multi-award winning ESHO clinic with centres in London, Newcastle and Dubai. Founder of The Esho Initiative, Dr Esho has a keen focus on treating victims of botched surgery, trauma and those with congenital malformations free of charge. He also became the first black doctor to take the front cover of The Times magazine in 2017 and regularly appears on national TV shows.

Dr Peter Forrester

Dr Peter Forrester has been involved in the cosmetic medical industry for more than 30 years; both a consultant anaesthetist with a particular interest in anaesthesia for cosmetic surgery and as a cosmetic doctor with expertise in non-invasive rejuvenation. This dual involvement gives him a unique insight into both surgical and non-surgical approaches. It is his opinion that our industry is crowded with products promising significant results but without good supporting evidence. Dr Forrester believes that doctors are ethically obliged to use their training to assess all the treatments they provide and only offer those that have been scientifically proven to be of benefit.

Dr Xavier Goodarzian

Dr Xavier Goodarzian is the medical director and co-owner of the national award-winning Xavier G. Clinic in Southampton. He is a lecturer and trainer at major conferences throughout the U.K. and abroad and the past lead trainer for Innomed Training. Dr Goodarzian is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has postgraduate degrees is clinical dermatology and cosmetic medicine. He is a member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine and also a past BCAM committee board director.

Mayoni Gooneratne

Miss Mayoni Gooneratne is a London-based general surgeon with over 18 years’ of medical and surgical experience. Her professional career began in surgery, as a graduate of St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and she has been a member of the Royal College of Surgeons since 2002. In 2017, Miss Gooneratne highly commended in the Best New Clinic in UK and Ireland Award at the Aesthetics Awards and was also shortlisted for Best London Clinic in 2018.

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Key Dates

  • Entries Open 1st June
  • Entries Close 21st August
  • Finalists announced and voting opens 1 December
  • Voting and Judging Close February
  • Winners Announced The Aesthetics Awards Ceremony 13th March

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