Samantha Armstrong is a contact lens optician who works for CooperVision in the role of professional services consultant. She has many years in practice in the capacity of senior contact lens optician, practice manager, training mentor and portfolio manager. Samantha has completed a PGCE teacher training degree and is keen to initiate engaging and empowering education. She has written, facilitated, and presented CPD at a wide range of events and virtual sessions. In 2019, she became a fellow of the British Contact Lens Association and in 2021 a member of the BCLA education panel.