Meet our team
Richard and Nancy
Salon / Academy PrincipalsThe Salon team work under the entrepreneurial leadership of Richard and Nancy Cherry. Their biography includes global tours including Europe and Asia, providing hair workshops and fashion styling tips. Having worked in Denmark helping to forward new teaching programmes, they have recently received inspirational teaching awards, and been involved in the latest ‘excellent’ Ofsted reports. They previously gained experience whilst working with celebrity stylists; Andrew Jose, Peter Lunn, David Drew, Damien Carney and Paul Falltrick, to name but a few, and also performing stage work at Salon International and charity hair events. Richard and Nancy’s passion is to help raise industry standards of skills and knowledge to create a salon feeling of excellence and enjoyment where clients can have confidence in all stylists and the services provided.
Supervisor / ManagerBecky’s range of services is accredited at the highest level and her passion for colour can be seen via our Instagram pages. She is a fully qualified Trainer/ Assessor and through Becky’s passion, the inspirational training continues to grow with our Work-Based Learning students.
Supervisor / ManagerLong serving Sam is highly regarded for her quality hairdressing, hair up, and barbering skills set. Sam has been training and assessing on a number of programs and her students love her. Sam delivers NVQ Level 2 and NVQ Level 3 qualifications.
Senior StylistFlo’s friendly and customer focused approach makes her sought-after by both male and female hairdressing clients as she is a talented all- rounder. Also a qualified Trainer/ Assessor, Flo’s relaxed approach make her a hit with the learners.
StylistLong, tall Josh is available to provide the latest male grooming and barbering services. With his passion for fades and trending styles, he is always on hand to give advice on styling and finishing. Josh is a qualified Assessor and loves barbering and tattoos!
Imogen is back in the salon by popular demand. An accomplished stylist with great experience.
These two rising stars both have a very professional outlook and are working hard to gain all the skills and knowledge required to become qualified in hairdressing.
ApprenticesThese two rising stars both have a very professional outlook and are working hard to gain all the skills and knowledge required to become qualified in hairdressing.
Director of Training
A former salon owner; Iris’s organised and passionate nature means all learning programmes are structured and interesting. Fully qualified, her skills and knowledge constantly assist the development of our Instructors and Assessors. Her qualifications include: C&G Advanced studies in Hairdressing C&G NVQ2 in Hairdressing C&G Level 4 Cert – Internal Verification Award C&G NVQ3 in Training & Development
Tutor / Assessor
Professional and personable, Claire is an experienced assessor and passionate about students. She is a natural teacher, fully qualified having gained NVQ Level 3 and A1 Assessors Awards plus the 7407 teaching qualification.
Kate’s trendy and enthusiastic approach to her Training Officer role, guides and helps learners achieve their goals. An experienced and well -loved Tutor/ Assessor, Kate can be seen at Open Events, guiding learners onto the correct course or programme for their requirements.
Jo brings her experience in the retail industry of over 20 years, to assist with the smooth running of the salon. Her role as part time administrator helps keep our paper work in order.
PA to Principal & Director of Training
Fully qualified and with vast experience of our industry, Lynn’s systems and procedures help us in the smooth running of the business. She is also a qualified Assessor in Customer Service.
Well done to Sam and Bex for their promotions to Salon Director Level as from 14th February 2016!