What’s your most significant accomplishment to date?
Becoming the creative director of our Manchester salon in August 2017 at 26 years old and winning creative director of the year 4 months into doing the
Who/what inspires you?
My team for their hard work, ideas and dedication. My girlfriend Laura and my family for their constant support and motivation. Vidal Sassoon who initially inspired me to work in hairdressing. I have always loved music and art; Bowie and Yves Klein are two of my biggest inspirations
How has living/working in Manchester helped you achieve your goals?
Manchester has a rich network of creatives to collaborate with. It’s a constant source of inspiration whether it’s with a guest in the salon or with a model in our academy.
What advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?
Opportunities are opportunities; no one is ever ‘ready’. Say yes more I guess.
What are your business goals for 2018?
Our salon is going from strength to strength, our main goal is to continue servicing our loyal clientele, introduce new clients to our team and deliver what we believe is the best in hair you can get in the city.
Where do you see yourself in twenty years’ time?
I try not to plan that far ahead, as long as I am behind the chair with my clients and working with my team I will be happy. I love to travel and I am lucky to be able to teach our Sassoon philosophy globally.
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