MEET THE TEAM
ROSS | ART DIRECTOR & OWNER
Salon owner Ross is a three-times finalist in the British Hairdressing Awards, including North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year and Men’s Hairdresser of the Year.
Ross is highly popular with our clients, cutting hair in the salon as well as art directing his team, and producing at least two hairdressing collections a year.
He’s also a platform hair artist on stage, teaching his skills to other industry professionals at major events and shows.
Ambassador and Educator for Donald Scott NYC razors.
ALESSANDRA | COLOUR DIRECTOR & OWNER
Originally from Rome in Italy, Alessandra is salon co-owner and colour specialist. She has completed the prestigious Colour Specialist course with L'Oréal, and has been a finalist several times in the L'Oréal Colour Trophy Awards.
Alessandra has a busy client list, and she also teaches and directs the salon team in new techniques and colour collections. Her client colour consultations are in-depth, and she comes highly recommended by our existing clients for her expertise and attention to detail.
RUBÉN | STYLE DIRECTOR
Originally hailing from Spain, Rubén has been with our team for over five years, and is the winner of the British Best Blowdry award! He was part of our team for the L'Oréal Colour Trophy and L'Oréal Men’s Image Award.
He’s been in the industry for 16 years and specialised in cutting hair for both ladies and gents, as well as hair extensions. He’s also a very proficient colourist, and is great with up-dos for weddings and events.
LARA | ADVANCED STYLIST
Lara’s work is stunning. She started as a stylist four years ago, and has now built up a strong clientele with a mixture of cutting and colouring. As an Advanced Stylist, with a passion for all things hair, she produces great salon hairdressing and also performs her work on stage at Salon International in London and HJ Live.
Lara is a highly proficient razor cutter. She’s been trained to a high level using a Chop Stick Pro Razor for all hair types, meaning she can work both with classic styles and more daring looks.
KENNEDY | ADVANCED STYLIST
Kennedy produces fantastic salon work. Her eye for detail gives very accurate precision cuts, and her colouring skills are amazing, particularly her balayage and toners.
She joined our team over two years ago, and has since done several photo shoots including for Yorkshire Post and L'Oréal Colour Trophy shoots. Kennedy is a certified razor cutter, using the Chop Stick Pro and Donal Scott Carving Comb.
She also enjoys getting involved with our charity work for cancer charities and the Little Princess Trust.
ASHLEIGH | APPRENTICE HAIRDRESSER
Ashleigh is currently working through her NVQ2 in Hairdressing. With excellent skills, she’s already a rising star. She looks after the team at the salon by assisting others and she also performs basic colour work and treatments. Ashleigh enjoys getting involved at our hairdressing stage shows in London, as well as our photo shoots.
FRONT OF HOUSE/PA/CUSTOMER SERVICE
Our receptionist is the hub of the salon in York. She knows our appointment system better than anyone and is always on hand to help you out. She’ll do her best to find you a slot, and is happy to guide you through our menu. Any queries or questions about the salon? She’s your girl.
OLIVER | HEAD OF OFFICE & RECRUITMENT
Oliver is the person to speak to if you need to talk to head office for any reason, or if you’re looking for a position in the company. Please contact our front of house team for a contact request.
HUGO | INTERNET SALES/RC HAIR PRODUCTS
Hugo works in our head office on all website sales, and the Ross Charles RC line of hair products.