The Dr Specs Team

Rob was born in Christchurch and has worked in the optical industry for nearly 30 years. He has worked as an optical technician for local and international lens manufacturers along with an Optometrist Practice. With a can do attitude, his extensive work experience and talent and passion for repairing frames along with the ability to fix just about anything, Rob and his wife Helen formed their own company in 2000. In addition to spending time with Helen and their 2 children, Rob enjoys outdoor sports and activities including mountain biking, fishing and diving.

Helen was also born in Christchurch. She has been employed as a Credit and Project Manager for various companies both in New Zealand and overseas. She has enjoyed setting up and running her own company with Rob. Her interests include fishing, reading, tennis and travelling along with sharing her life with Rob & their 2 children.

Brian also hails from Christchurch. He started his career as a badge maker before switching to the Optics field 8 years ago. Rob and Helen were fortunate to have Brian come on board in February 2012. He has a natural talent for repairing frames and is a very valued team member. His interests include playing golf, walking his dog, watching his nephew play sport along with family time with his son.

Joanne is also from Christchurch. She has worked in the Optics field for over 30 years. She started with Dr. Specs in May 2015. Joanne has a lovely way with our customers who frequently let us know how lucky we are to have her on our team. Joanne loves spending time with her husband and two lovely adult daughters and especially her 2 grandchildren.