Kate Senior Director/Salon Manager
Kate describes herself as “born to be in this industry”, and her greatest achievement was passing her final test to join Trevor Sorbie. Seeing the young talent in the salon emerging through the ranks makes Kate feel proudest as Salon Manager, a role which means there is “never a dull moment!”. Her hopes for the future are to keep teaching and inspiring people “as long as I’m doing that I’ll be a happy lady”.Book Kate
Johanna Senior Director
Johanna’s list of credits, both individually and as part of the Art Team, is huge. She is a regular for L’Oréal Professionnel backstage at London Fashion Week, and has designed the hair for David Koma, Jena Theo, Fyodor Golan, Central St Martins, Hakaan, Stephane Rolland Haute Couture, Elliot Atkinson and Jacob Kimmie shows.
Her accolades include winning Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards, and being named Creative Talent at the Creative Head Most Wanted Awards in both 2010 and 2015. She has received nominations for Scottish Hairdresser of the Year, London Hairdresser of the Year, AIPP Best Photographic collection, and was runner up in the AIPP Avant Garde and Best Commercial categories. Most recently Johanna won the Big Shot Creative Haircolour award at the Behind the Chair Awards.
Other work includes appearing on stage in Vienna, at Expo Australia, Show Positivo in Spain, and for Tribute. Her work can also be seen in print for editorials and covers for the likes of Hunger magazine, Vision China, British Vogue, Vogue Dubai, ID Magazine, ES magazine, Vogue Brazil, a Graduate Fashion Week preview shoot for the Evening Standard, Anew magazine, Harpers Bazaar Brazil and XOXO.
This list is just the tip of the iceberg for Johanna, and she continues to inspire the group with her exquisite work and insatiable desire to keep adapting, creating, and learning herself.Book Johanna
Tom Director/Artistic Director
Tom was inspired to become a hairdresser by his dad, whose salon he remembers playing in as a child. His greatest achievement was producing his own one-man show, an aim he had held ever since seeing Trevor on stage at the age of 15. His favourite part of his job is working on new artistic hair ideas, however he feels proudest every time he completes a fantastic hair cut for one of his clients. The best career advice Tom has ever received is “take your work seriously, not yourself”.Book Tom
Nathan International Technical Director
As International Technical Director for Trevor Sorbie, Nathan is one of the best known names in the world of colour. Not surprisingly, he holds the L’Oréal Colour Specialist Degree, and is a member of the portfolio group of artistic hairdressers. He is also part of The 20:20 Colour Collective, which is a partnership between L’Oréal Professional Products Division and the UK’s most elite colourists to develop the professional colour industry for the future. He regularly judges at the L’Oréal Colour Trophy, BHA’s and the USA’s NAHA’s, to name but a few.
Nathan has an impessive celebrity cliente, including Cheryl Cole, Gemma Arteton, Donna Air, Louise Redknapp, Helen Mirren, Gillian Anderson, Emma Bunton, and Denise Van Outen.
His colour work and innovation has been pivotal to the success of the Art Team, and he has been integral in the creation of their award-winning collections.Book Nathan
Tiziana International Educational Director
Inspired to become a hairdresser as she quite simply “liked hair”, Tiziana has now been with the salon since she moved to London nearly 20 years. Her favourite part of her job is when a client comes in for a complete restyle, and she thinks the best restyle ever done was on Twiggy in the 1960s, as it’s “always on trend, now and then”. Tiziana’s secret talent is photography, and she loves to take photos when she travels the world (including extended trips to teach in our Chinese Academy) – in fact her top career advice is to “go and explore”.Book Tiziana
John Creative Colour/Technical Education Director
John is both the Creative Colour and Technical Education Director for Trevor Sorbie. He’s the leading creative force behind the colour output from the salons, and before joining Trevor Sorbie, John was already working internationally on shows and seminars with Matrix/L’Oréal Professionnel as their Head of Internal Education. John’s influence can be seen in all the Art Team’s photographic work, and his head-turning looks have earned him a place as a finalist for the Creative Head Colour Expert for three years running and as winner of the International Creative Colour Award for behindthechair.com.
His multi-award winning work has graced the cover of many magazines, and he has worked with a range of celebrities throughout his career, however he cites his key influences as the colleagues he spends so much time with, including, of course, Trevor himself.Book John
Ryan Director/Head of Education
As a child Ryan was fascinated by the process of having his haircut (and loved feeling like James Bond when he left the salon!), and now as a hairdresser he loves having a positive effect on his client’s lives in the same way. As the Head of Education and Art Team 2, Ryan is passionate about teaching and bringing out the best in the people around him. His proudest moments in hairdressing are representing Trevor onstage in China in front of 1500 people, but also every time one of his students passes their final test. The best career advice he’s ever received is “love your job and you’ll never work a day in your life”.Book Ryan
Despite being born in France to Spanish parents, Daniel considers London to be his true home. Inspired to be a hairdresser by his sister, Daniel has many roles within the salon including being an Art Team member, product testing guru, wig cutter and bridal/hair up specialist. His favourite part of his job is seeing the happiness and smile of someone who is feeling and looking good, and his greatest achievement is carrying out an underwater haircut with scuba equipment at 12m deep in the Red Sea!Book Daniel
Julia has been cutting hair since she was 12, and loves making people happy with her hairdressing. She was inspired to work at the salon after seeing some of the beautiful imagery Trevor and his team had created in magazines. She doesn’t have a celebrity style icon, instead prefers to be inspired by the people she see’s on the street, however she does love the timeless chic bobs and waves of the 1920’s. Julia splits her time between London and her hometown of Berlin, where she is a keen speedskater!Book Julia
Stylist to the stars, Ian is famed for being Her Majesty The Queen’s hairdresser, and is the proud owner of a Royal Warrant. He was inspired to become a hairdresser because seeing the transformation a haircut could make excited him, and he wanted to make people feel beautiful. His favourite thing about being a stylist is getting to make each cut personal to the client, and his top career advice is “remember the client comes first!”Book Ian
Wai Senior Top Stylist
Inspired to become a hairdresser following some disastrous haircuts as a teenager, Wai loves making her clients feel happy when they leave the salon. This is mirrored by her top career advice “whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy”. Among her favourite styles are tastefully done asymmetric hair cuts and androgynous looks because they are “strong, cool and free”.Book Wai
Davide Top Stylist
Davide has always loved working with his hands, and knew he wanted a career where he could create something beautiful with them, so hairdressing was the perfect fit. He chose to apply to Trevor Sorbie as “all the hair artists I admire worked, or have worked at Trevor Sorbie”. The iconic hairstyle he loves the most is Nancy Kwan’s bob, as it’s simply beautiful, and has never gone out of fashion. His greatest achievement is becoming a salon educator, and his favourite part of his job is simply “cutting hair”.Book Davide
Caroline Creative Stylist
Having always known she wanted to work as a stylist, Caroline loves expressing her creativity through hair, something she is able to do in her session work, including working backstage at Paris Fashion Week. Her greatest hairdressing achievement was winning the International worldskills competition, but says she is also proud “everytime I progress by learning something new”. Seeing her clients happy after she’s finished their hair is one of her favourite parts of her job.Book Caroline
Ilaria Creative Stylist
Ilaria lists one of her greatest achievements as becoming a stylist at Trevor Sorbie, as it was always her dream to work with him. She loves the feeling of creating “the right look for the right person”, and feels proud to be a hairdresser every time her clients leave the salon feeling amazing about their hair. Her future ambitions are to become part of the salon education team, and her style icon is Cate Blanchett because “she’s elegant, sophisticated and an amazing actress”.Book Ilaria
Zak Twohig Technical Director / Head of Technical Education / Art Team
Zak joined the company in the beginning of 2014, but quickly worked his way up through the company to join the Art Team.
As a L’Oréal colour specialist Zak is known for his creativity and passion for colour, and he regularly uses this passion to educate others both in the UK and overseas on behalf of Trevor Sorbie and L’Oréal.
Zak has coloured hair for many TV shows including Doctor Who, Torchwood, Downtown Abbey, Stella, Fabulous Baker Boys, and most recently Dakota’s hair for her new music video. He has also worked closely with stars including Ruth Jones, Eve Myles and Samantha Bond on her series Home Fires.
Book Zak Twohig
Chloe Technical Director
Inspired to be a hairdresser from a young age (while playing with the tails on her My Little Ponies), Chloe’s favourite part of being a colour technician is making her clients happy, and she feels proud every day when they leave the salon looking and feeling better. She chose to work at Trevor Sorbie because “it is the best technical training in the industry”, and has now been with the company 15 years! Her celebrity style icon is Gwen Stefani for her individuality, and her favourite colour trend is balayage “…long may it continue”.Book Chloe
Ben Senior Technician
A fan of creative colouring and balayage, Ben’s hopes for the future are to inspire others in the same way he has been inspired throughout his career. The best advice he’s ever been given is not to confirm and “just be myself”. His favourite products are Trevor Sorbie Nourishing Shampoo (which he recommends trying as a shower gel too) and mousse, as big hair is a must in his hometown of Manchester!Book Ben
We are global ambassadors for KeraStraight, a revolutionary brand that focuses on smoothing, repair, eliminating frizz and increasing manageability. KeraStraight have a range of innovative in-salon, home care and styling products that we offer in all of our salons. KeraStraight believes that by creating the perfect CANVAS, any hair type can enjoy any cut or styling they choose. All treatments and products can be tailored to cater to any hair type. To find out more information, or to book a KeraStraight service please contact the salon or speak to a member of our team.