Susan Harmsworth
Susan Harmsworth

Susan Harmsworth

Founder & CEO of ESPA International

Universally recognized as one of the world’s leading spa experts, Susan Harmsworth’s innovative, inspirational and forward thinking approach has shaped the luxury spa industry into what it is today. Since the age of 21, Susan has devoted her professional life to spa and wellness. The culmination of this knowledge, and a clear vision for what the spa industry should be offering, led Susan to create ESPA in 1993.
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Universally recognized as one of the world’s leading spa experts, Susan Harmsworth’s innovative, inspirational and forward thinking approach has shaped the luxury spa industry into what it is today. Since the age of 21, Susan has devoted her professional life to spa and wellness. The culmination of this knowledge, and a clear vision for what the spa industry should be offering, led Susan to create ESPA in 1993. In 2010, Susan was honored with an MBE from the Queen in recognition of her services to the spa and beauty industry.
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About ESPA International

Creator of the world’s finest spas, ESPA has pioneered the science of natural beauty in a potent collection of radically effective formulations. Using only the very purest extracts, ESPA biochemists distil active ingredients into products that keep their promises. For instant, lasting results, every day. We have over 350 spas in 55 countries. Each is a unique reflection of our philosophy and the spa’s environment – the city, geography and culture in which it lives. The result is a remarkable collection of bespoke, destination spas. Like the ESPA Life at the Corinthia in London, offering luxury wellness for mind and body, the sumptuous collision of ancient and modern at the Edition in Istanbul or the dramatic beauty of the Spa at Gleneagles by ESPA.

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