Our Nannies

We have a fantastic team of highly trained and experienced nannies.

All of our nannies are vigorously vetted and hand picked for their unique expertise.

ABSki nannies are all DBS checked with relevant first aid qualifications.

Here’s a short bio of each of our brilliant winter 2022/23 nannies!

Lucy Carter - Resort Manager

Lucy has been working with children for the last 18 years! Her varied experience has taken her around the world and landed her in Tignes 12 years ago. 2 years later, after falling in love with the Alps and wanting to combine her passions she started ABSki Childcare. Lucy is also a certified maternity nurse and sleep consultant who is always on hand for our lovely families and nannies. Spending time with children is still her passion especially on sunny days in Tignes!

Niamh Canning - Head Nanny

Niamh is our Head Nanny for winter 23-24. She is returning for her second winter with us at ABSki. We know lots of families will be happy to see her again!

Niamh graduated with a level 8 degree in early childhood care and education. During her studies and experience in schools and private nannying. Niamh has developed a real passion for caring for children. Niamh has experience with newborns upwards and loves to incorporate the skills she’s learnt working in a various settings in all of her placements. She can’t wait to bring these to Tignes and combine them with her passion for outdoor play.

Jodie Carne-Howell

We’re so lucky to have Jodie returning to the team for winter 23-24. She’ll be coming back for our busiest times February to April

Jodie has worked in the UK as a nursery Practitioner and Private Nanny for 9 years. She has worked with a wide age range of children since being level 2&3 qualified in early years development.  Jodie finds that this is the age group that she thrives in caring for. I’m super excited to bring my skills and knowledge out to the mountains to create fun-filled adventurous days with the kids and make them feel safe and at ease in the new surroundings.

Jodie Hegarty

Jodie is thrilled to be spending her first season in Tignes with ABSKi Childcare! She has graduated with a Level 8 Bachelors of Honour Degree in Early Childcare and Education. Jodie has experience working with babies upwards in a variety of different settings and loves to incorporate the skills and training she has received over the years into her work.

She is also trained and experienced in working with children with SEN which she thoroughly enjoys. She is particularly excited to combine her love of outdoor learning with the children and families in the mountains and play environments in Tignes!

Anita Vega

Anita graduated as a physical education teacher. Since then she has been working with children in sports fields, primary schools and private nannying. She has developed a huge passion for help children to build up their confidence, motor skills and their personality through games and ludic activities. Anita has worked with a wide range of children from newborn upwards. 

Her background as a PE teacher and a nanny has bought her to the mountains to share her love of outdoor activities with all the children she gets to care for. 

Katie Griffiths

Katie is thrilled to be spending her second season in Tignes with ABSki! She has worked with children, particularly with SEN, in Primary Schools and absolutely loves it. Katie has a 1st Class degree in Acting and is passionate about incorporating parts of her actor training into her work with children. She is particularly excited about combining her love of the mountains with creating memorable holidays for each and every family.

Chloe Combra

Chloe is excited to come back to Tignes! She has spent the past five years working primarily as a private nanny with children of all ages from new-born to teen. Her experiences have incorporated caring for children with SEN which Chloe finds extremely rewarding. Chloe has cared for children all lots of different locations from USA, to Paris and now the mountains. Chloe loves staying active and getting fresh air whenever possible. With her love of the outdoors and all the wonderful activities that Tignes has to offer, she can’t wait to make this an unforgettable holiday for the kids she cares for!

Daisy Booth

Daisy is delighted to join the ABSki team this year for her first season in Tignes!

This is not Daisy’s first time skiing though. She has skied since she was little and always dreamed of spending more time in the mountains. She’s excited to be combining two of her passions childcare and mountain life. Daisy has been caring for children for two years. During her time caring for a wide range of children from 6 months plus Daisy has found a passion for working with children who have SEN.

Daisy has a creative flare and can’t wait to share that with the children she looks after this winter.

Michaela Ivicici

Michaela’s looking forward to her third winter season. Her second with ABSki She has 5 years of childcare experience. Starting as an au pair and continued as a private nanny in different countries. After developing a passion for working with babies Michaela studied for her level 4 maternity nurse course she now practices as a Maternity nurse and private nanny. Which means she has a real passion with caring for our youngest visitors.

Michaela loves being active like to do any sports and outdoor activities with children which is why the French Alps is one of her favourite places to care for children.

Ellie Cater

Ellie is returning for her second winter with ABSki. She already has lots of families booked to see her again.

Shortly after graduating from university with a degree in German and economics, Ellie completed the Freckles junior nanny course to make the transition from childcare to private nannying. Freckles Training  She absolutely loved this course and it really took my training and childcare knowledge to the next level!  She worked in the UK as a live-in nanny and most recently caring for a 3-year-old and his newborn baby sister. Having always had a passion for childcare she has also worked in preschool settings and various volunteer roles over the last 6 years.

Ellie is very active and love being outdoors, so she is excited to spend time in the mountains and care for children, enabling them to experience all the fun activities that Tignes has to offer and make some great holiday memories.

Carly Lucas

Carly is joining us again for her sixth winter. She’s back in Tignes after working on her own nanny agency “Real Nannies” in the UK she is now helping us out on our busiest weeks.

Carly’s childcare career has seen her working with families from all walks of life each with their own unique and exciting ways to bring up children. She has worked with children from VVIP families from Russia, to
local village children in Surrey, to UHNW children in London and High-profile children in Cobham,
many of whom I’m still in touch with to this day. My adaptability and open-minded outlook enables
me to create fast and strong connections with both the children and their parents.
As a nanny she would describe herself as adventurous, exciting and loving.  I understand that my presence has a huge effect on those little people around me so
continue to remain bubbly, happy and warm.

Jemma Wallace

Jemma is looking forward to joining the ABSki team for her debut season in Tignes! With four years of experience in childcare, Jemma has worked within a wide range of childcare placements that have led to extensive experience in SEN, babies and toddlers. Hailing from New Zealand, she brings a unique perspective to her work. Jemma is particularly enthusiastic about combining her love for the mountains with her dedication to creating unforgettable holiday experiences for each family she works with.
Jemma is currently pursuing a degree in Marketing and Communications including French studies, and she relishes the opportunity to incorporate these skills into her role at ABSki. Her passion for effective communication enhances her interactions with both children and their families.
Annie Lawson-Carden

Annie is extremely excited about joining the ABSki team for her first season in Tignes! 

With six years of experience in childcare, Annie has worked privately with a wide range of families which has led to her gaining experience with SEN, toddlers, and larger groups of children. Annie has lived in France for 6 months and has a decent grasp on the language which she hopes to use during her time in Tignes.

Born and raised in Australia, and a student of psychology, she brings a passion for childcare and healthy child development to the team. Annie is looking forward to enjoying the mountain lifestyle and combining this with her love for looking after children and providing entertainment and enjoyment for the families she works with every day. 

Bella Perry

Bella is extremely excited for her second season in Tignes! She has spent the last 4 years working with children of all ages and has loved it. Bella encourages creativity and fun, and spent the summer working in a camp in Upstate New York, where she taught art and textiles to 5-16 year olds. As a child, Bella spent several seasons in the alps. Her happy childhood memories, combined with her time spent being a live in nanny in Tignes last year have encouraged Bella to return to the alps, in the hopes that the children that she works with will make as many happy memories as she did, and grow to love her favourite outdoor activities as much as she does.

Georgia Cole

Georgia is so excited to be joining the ABSki team this year for her second season in Tignes! 

She has a degree in Psychology, so has a high understanding of developmental psychology. She also has 6 years of experience working with children, ranging from hosting birthday parties at a play centre, to working at a Montessori nursery and more recently spending summers at a summer camp in upstate New York. Here, she lifeguards, teaches swim and boating to 7-16 year olds, and ensures the kids have the summer of a lifetime!  

Georgia absolutely loves the outdoors and all of the activities Tignes has to offer. She cannot wait to create unforgettable holiday experiences and encourage kids to try new things!