Location, Tignes, 73320, France

Our Nannies

Here’s a short bio of each of our brilliant nannies!

 


 
LUCY CARTER

Lucy has been working with children for the last 17 years! Her varied experience has taken her around the world and landed her in Tignes 10 years ago. 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!

 
 
 
 
 

 
LILLY WOOD

Lily is very excited to be spending a third winter in Tignes. Lily has spent five seasons abroad in both the mountains and on the beach, looking after children and babies. She holds a level 2 in childcare. Currently studying hard for her level3. She is also a qualified water sports instructor, this keeps her busy in the Summer! Lily is looking forward to sharing her passion for the mountains this winter, encouraging the children she looks after to be creative, explore, and have fun in the snow

 
 
 
 


 
LILY BARNARD

Lily is very excited to be spending her second winter in Tignes! She has 6 year’s experience working with children from the age of 3months-10years. She started her childcare journey in a nursery setting with the under 2s achieving her level 3 cache in early years. She then became a private Nanny here in Tignes and London. Messy play and being outside exploring are her go to activities to ensure the children have a fun time in the mountains.

 
 
 
 


 
HANNAH McKENNA

Hannah is an ABSki veteran. She’s been looking after our lovely families for the past 5 years! She’s developed a great knowledge for Tignes and its surrounding area over the past 6 years while training to be a snowboard instructor. Her love for the mountains and the snow is infectious and you’ll see it all over your little one’s faces after their time with Hannah!

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
HOLLIE HUNTER

Hollie has lived in Tignes for 2 winters. She has a degree in Occupational Therapy and has worked in paediatric clinics and hospitals helping kids with various needs improve their cognitive, physical, sensory, and motor skills. Whilst at University she was a Girl Guide Leader and has also worked on ACF children’s summer camps in the UK. She is a fun loving individual and any parent would be delighted for Hollie to care for their child here in Tignes!

 
 
 
 


 
ERIN HALL-GARDINER

Erin has a degree in psychology and spent over two years as a support worker working with children of all ages with additional needs. She loves to combine travel and work and spent last winter in Sri Lanka on a Mental Health Placement working with children in orphanages, and teaching English in primary schools. She loves to incorporate her musical background into her work with children, and she is super excited to be part of our team on her first season in Tignes.

 
 
 
 


 
KATE DABROWSKI

Kate has 5 years experience as a nanny, working privately with lots of seasonal families in Tignes in the winter and London in the summer.  Kate has worked with a number of children from new born to 16 years old. Kate is very excited to now be meeting some of our holiday families this is her 6th winter season in Tignes so she knows all the good snowy activities to do with the children.  She loves playing outside, being creative and exploring.

 
 
 
 


 
ALEX CROWLEY

Alex is returning for her 4th year in Tignes, fuelled by a passion for mountain sports which she loves to share with others. Her favourite thing to do with children is creative play, having spent time working in the Learning Department of Tate Britain and seeing children express themselves through art. She is looking forward to seeing Tignes through the eyes of a child this winter!

 
 
 
 


 
ALEXA JAMES

Alexa has enjoyed living and working abroad over the past few years, and has worked at children’s summer camps in both the UK and Canada due to her love of outdoor activities and sports. She has a degree in Architecture so loves using her artistic background to do activities that develop children’s creativity. She’s worked in a variety of childcare settings and is excited to spend her first ski season in Tignes helping kids to have the best holiday.

 
 
 
 


 
LOUISE BATE

Louise is excited to spend her first season in Tignes. Having spent the past few summers as an equestrian instructor at an American youth camp, working at a youth hostel on the glorious Cornish coast and as an activity leader in Greece, she is now ready to take to the mountains. A geography graduate, Louise is looking forward to sharing her love of the great outdoors with our young guests. Whether they’re sharing a hot chocolate, exploring the resort or making new friends, your children will be in safe hands.