Our Story

Notable Nannies is a bespoke London-based childcare and domestic staff agency offering a friendly and personal service to our families and nannies. 

We are here to help introduce the right nannies to the right families, using a personal approach and our many years of experience and expertise in the industry. Our team are passionate about quality childcare. We work with honesty, transparency and commitment to ensure that everyone who chooses Notable Nannies Limited is well looked after.

Meet The Team

Sarah Parkin


Sarah Parkin has been helping families to find childcare solutions for over 10 years in a nanny agency capacity, and she is also the current Chair of The Association of Nanny Agencies (ANA).

As a mother and grandmother herself, she understands the challenges faced by families when choosing childcare, as well as appreciating how busy family life can be.

In addition, she appreciates and understands the hard work and skill it takes to be a professional nanny – the level of commitment, responsibility and the importance of being the best role model a family can choose for their children. Continuous professional development for nannies is of utmost importance to Sarah, as well as ensuring nannies are fully supported on their journey to find the right family. Sarah acts as Notable Nannies’ training coordinator – delivering our nanny training courses herself, and organising our paediatric first aid courses.

Liane Herbert


Liane Herbert has over 15 years’ experience working in the nanny industry – previously as a professional Nanny/PA and Maternity Nurse worldwide, and now as a recruiter. 

She focuses on the personal element of the matching process and enjoys getting to know families and nannies in order to ensure the very best match is achieved. A mother of two, Liane understands first hand the needs of parents looking for the very best in childcare and household solutions. 

She has a warm and friendly approach and really works hard to ensure families are nannies are looked after. Liane knows that finding the right nanny is about so much more than simply matching skills and experience on CVs; she enjoys the personal element of the household staff industry and matching the right nannies to the families who need them.

Ray Burke


Ray Burke
 is the Operations Director for Notable Nannies Limited, and is the team’s resident expert when it comes to administration, GDPR, and keeping up to date with data protection policies and security in general. 

Having worked in the nanny industry for the past six years, Ray also holds the position of Vice Chairperson of The Association of Nanny Agencies (ANA), and he has done so since 2014. 

Prior to this time Ray worked with a youth charity based in Northumberland, UK, and helped to oversee children’s services and assisted in the background checking and DBS checking tasks of childcare workers employed by the charity. Ray also brings a wealth of IT knowledge and also operates his own IT support company, and supports Notable Nannies in a technical capacity too, ensuring we are compliant & safeguarded.

Lydia Maslen


Lydia Maslen holds a first class degree with honours in Childhood, Education and Culture, and has worked with families and children for 15 years. 

It is Lydia’s combination of academic qualifications and experience in a range of settings that gives her such insight into the importance of the family dynamic on children’s development, and in to what does (and sometimes doesn’t!) work for both families and nannies.

 Having worked as a highly regarded professional nanny, Lydia is passionate about ensuring the best fit between nannies and families. Lydia works as the team’s nanny recruiter – registering and interviewing new candidates for Notable Nannies.


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