About Pumpkins

Pumpkins Nanny Agency was established in 2010 by Jane Shabani and Claire O’Connell who now run the Hertfordshire, and founding, branch.

Jane Shabani
Jane has 20 years experience in nannying, mothers help and maternity positions. Whilst studying a Business Studies degree Jane au paired for families over the summer breaks and her love for caring for children grew.

Jane has worked for a range of families across Hertfordshire and London, from new mums needing support, to professionals, to high profile parents.

She lived in both North and South London for many years.

She now lives in Hertford with her husband and two children.

Claire O’Connell
Claire qualified in Childcare in 1997 and in Child Psychology in 2006.

Claire started her career in private daycare nurseries, moving into nannying where she stayed happily for 10 years caring for children from newborn to 8 years.

Claire has always been based between North West London and Hertfordshire,  and now lives in Welwyn Garden City with her husband and two young sons.