About IntraVita International

We are a UK registered Pharmacy and MHRA approved Medicines Wholesaler offering cutting edge products and training courses in the Aesthetics Industry. We specialise in manufacturing IV Vitamin Supplements and our IV protocols have a safety track record since 2009.

Meet the team

CEO
Vernon Otto
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Psychology

Vernon has been working in the aesthetics industry since 2004. He completed his Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Accounting and Psychology and is currently completing the UK Government sponsored Senior Leader Masters Degree MBA (Leadership Practice) Apprenticeship.

His professional experience includes:developing and managing medical distribution networks by selling and promoting products/services throughout the UK and Europe. Negotiating contracts with international distributors, pharmacies and private clinics. Whilst building ethical, innovative and supportive cultures with the ability to deliver results, manage complexity and instigate change. He is also responsible for setting strategy, direction and vision, for providing a clear sense of purpose and driving strategic intent as well as formal governance and director responsibilities. He also liases with the UK Ministry of Health (MHRA) regarding product classifications and registrations.

RP, Superintendent Pharmacist
Peter Foskett
BSc (Hons) Pharm

After qualifying as a pharmacist in 1988 Peter traveled to South Africa where he took the conversion exam and worked in retail pharmacy for over 6 years. Upon his return he managed branches of the Co-op pharmacy as well as Lloyds. Prior to starting at IntraVita International, Peter spent 6 years in a G.P Surgery as Superintendent Pharmacist. In 2018 IntraVita registered as a medicines wholesaler with the UK MHRA and Peter was nominated to be the responsible person (RP) for this section of the business.

Medical Director
Jacques Otto
MBChB, MPharmMed, MPhilMedLaw, MpraxMed, DipForMed, DipSedation

Dr Jacques Otto is a highly qualified Medical Doctor (MBChB) he graduated in 1981 from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He also completed a Masters Degrees in Family Doctor Practice (Pretoria), Medical Pharmacology (Pretoria) and Philosophy in Medical Law (Glasgow) as well as postgraduate diplomas in Member of the Faculty of General Practitioners (CMSA), Forensic Medicine (CMSA) and Sedation and Pain Control (Stellenbosch). Dr Otto has given several lectures and conducted masterclass live demonstrations at major international conferences. He has also participated in international clinical trials as Principal Investigator for the EU's CE-Mark including for (1) the Ultrashape non-invasive focused ultrasound lipolysis device (2005) and (2) he recently completed in 2015 the Lumenis Ltd SlimMe non-invasive parallel ultrasound lipolysis device clinical study; "The Safety and Efficacy of Adipose Tissue Thermal Lipolysis by Ultrasound for Circumference Reduction: An Open Label, Single-Arm, and Exploratory Study." His main interests consist of researching new anti-ageing and non-invasive cosmetic products and he has been an advisor/consultant/trainer for Isolagen Europe Ltd, Cosmesis Ltd, UltraShape Inc, Aesthera Inc. and MyCells PRP Laboratories. He introduced the cosmetic indication of platelet-rich plasma to the UK in 2006. In the beginning of 2014 Dr Otto introduced the use of absorbable multi-directional barbed (COG) PDO threads in the UK and he has since trained in excess of 2000 practitioners in the UK and internationally.

Director
Amanda Otto
BSc (Hons) Psychology,Diploma in Higher Education Teaching, Diploma in HR, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing, Independent Nurse Prescriber (INP)

Amanda began her career in South Africa, where she practiced Psychology and specialised in the field of Pschometrics. Upon moving to the UK, she pursued her passion for teaching and lectured in Psychology and Sociology at the Colchester Institute. During this time, Amanda decided to follow her other passion, anti-ageing and aesthetics. She opened up a clinic in Harley Street with the aim of ensuring aesthetic treatments were carried out in a safe, clean and well-trained manner. In order to allow her to develop a more hands-on approach to her clients, Amanda returned to learning and completed her BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing degree at Anglia Ruskin University. After specialising in anti-ageing treatments for several years she successfully completed the V300 prescribing course at Anglia Ruskin University and is a registered independent nurse prescriber.

Director
Amber Otto

Amber has over 7 years combined experience working within the NHS medical sector, she started at James Paget University Foundation Trust Hospital working within the medical records department. Whilst relocating closer to London, Amber was offered a position at Colchester General Hospital within the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound Department which she worked for, for 4 years. Wanting to have a change of career, she decided to broaden her medical knowledge and applied to work at IntraVita International. Since working at IntraVita Amber has become a Director and specialises in stock management and stock control.

Director of Sales
Nicola Ridley
Level 1 Dispensing Assistant

Nicola has over 7 years experience within the sales industry and was keen to get involved with her passion, aesthetics. Since working at IntraVita Nicola has become a Director and is also completing the UK Government sponsored Chartered Manager Apprenticeship, Level 6 Degree. On a day to day basis she manages and oversees orders and dispatches, also managing customer relations and PR.

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