MEET OUR TEAM
Julie has been a pharmacist for nearly 30 years. Her career has included time spent providing pharmacy services in various WA hospitals, and manufacturing, testing and marketing products in the pharmaceutical industry. She has also had her own business as a managerial consultant training staff and helping pharmacists implement quality assurance systems in their pharmacies. She has spent many years working in retail pharmacy and as well as being the owner of Helena Estate Pharmacy and News, is a partner with her husband and Pooja Maru in Cravens Pharmacy in the CBD.
She is passionate about providing excellent customer service and building positive and loyal relationships with her customers. She has been the owner at Helena Estate Pharmacy & News for 3 ½ years and is keen to build up the business, providing a one-stop location for pharmacy, giftware and newsagency services.
Julie lives in Darlington with her Pharmacist husband, Ron and their two teenage children. In her spare time, Julie likes gardening and working as a volunteer in the local community. She is responsible for organizing volunteers for the famous Darlington Arts Festival, held yearly in November.
Sharon has been working at Helena Estate Pharmacy and News since November 2016. Many years of previous experience in the pharmacy industry has seen Sharon return after a 12 year break to focus on raising her son Ken. An exciting opportunity and challenge has arisen and now sees Sharon embarking on the role of Retail Manager. With a real zest for life Sharon loves the relationships she is developing with all the customers in the Valley and will always make time to share and swap stories. When not at work Sharon loves spending time with her husband and son, 3 horses, 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Nicole has been a Pharmacist for nearly 5 years and loves her job as it gives her an opportunity to connect with people, hear their stories and try to make a difference.
Her biggest passion however is for her amazing family. She lives in Helena Valley with her husband, Labrador Buddy and 8 month old son who delights her every day. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, binge watching Netflix and travelling.
Neel has been a Pharmacist for over 10 years now. Before moving to Helena Estate Pharmacy and News, he was working predominantly in the aged care sector in pharmacy dealing with Nursing Homes and a private Rehab Hospital. During this time, ha has kept in touch with the retail side of pharmacy by locuming at different pharmacies across Perth.
Outside of work, Neel has a particular interest in sport, especially soccer. The other notable interest is anything to do with food!
Gemma has worked in retail pharmacy for 4 ½ years. She has been a Pharmacy Assistant at Helena Estate Pharmacy & News since January 2015. The favorite part of her job is interacting with the lovely customers, whether it is helping them with their health requirements or just having a friendly chat.
She has a beautiful young boy and a new baby boy. She is currently on maternity leave, due to return sometime this year. She lives in Aveley with her partner and child. Her interests outside pharmacy include spending time with her family.
Robbie has worked with Lotto previously and now has joined Helena Estate Pharmacy and News in November 2016. He is currently studying at Kalamunda Senior High School and is completing pharmacy courses to better his skills and knowledge.
When not studying and working Robbie enjoys a range of activities including watching movies and TV series. He has a real passion for art, fashion designing, singing and dancing and loves to shop and dine at exclusive restaurants
A fascination with everything to do with space sees him as a massive believer in aliens. Shortly Robbie will be enjoying more freedom when he achieves his learners permit to drive. His animals keep him entertained and include a dog, 2 cats, 1 fish, a chicken and a duck.