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About Us

Meet the 

AB Living Team

Anita & Bruno Herdeiro, Co-founders

Dr Anita Ray-Chowdhury Herdeiro is a qualified GP with wide-ranging healthcare and medical experience and a particular interest in the potential for a better later life.  

Anita has a passionate belief that a healthy lifestyle, an inspiring environment and a few simple precautions can prevent many of the downsides of old age.

Her husband, Bruno Herdeiro, has travelled extensively with his consultancy work.

He has seen first-hand how very different thinking and practical approaches to retirement across Europe and  beyond can make a huge positive difference.

June Ballantine

Sales Manager

June has been a member of the AB Living team for over two years and joined us in the early stages of building our  retirement community at Scalesceugh Hall & Villas. 

She has worked in property for over 15 years and most recently in retirement living with national homebuilders, McCarthy & Stone.

June has gained significant experience in working with customers, who for many, their move to a retirement property is an incredibly daunting and emotional experience.

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Hannah Ireland

Marketing Manager

Hannah has been a part of the AB Living team for nearly a year. 

Following her graduation from The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with a marketing degree, she has developed a wealth of experience in marketing to the retirement sector having previously worked for a national retirement housebuilder for almost 5 years, and prior to that, a leading over 60s UK clothing retailer. 


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Anne Craig

Spa Director at The Spa by AB Living

Anne has recently joined our team as Spa Director and will lead the development of our upcoming spa & wellness centre - The Spa by AB Living.


She is incredibly passionate about her role and has a wealth of experience in the spa industry having previously worked at The North Lakes Hotel & Spa and Bannatyne Health Club.


Anne is excited at the opportunity of bringing a truly unique Nordic-inspired health and wellbeing experience to Cumbria.


*Joining us soon*

*Joining us soon*

Food & Beverage Manager at The Spa by AB Living

We look forward to soon welcome a Food & Beverage Manager to our team who will be responsible for managing the operations for our upcoming bistro at The Spa by AB Living.