International artisitic team

TONI&GUY’s finest, the International Artistic Team represents some of the best hairdressers in the business. Each year they teach over 100,000 hairdressers in shows and seminars around the world.

The internationally renowned TONI&GUY Artistic Team is made up of some of the best hairdressers in the business. They are also considered to be a driving force behind the global success of TONI&GUY, essensuals and label.m.

As a team who is extremely diverse, the company is proud to employ artists of every conceivable talent: from pioneering new cutting and colouring techniques to creating editorial and avant garde styles. Together they share their creative vision and talent with 100,000 hairdressers globally at shows and seminars each year.

In addition, they split their time between teaching at the flagship London Academy, creating the hair for editorial photoshoots and providing expert advice and guidance to the trade and consumer press. On top of all that, each year they bring TONI&GUY’s innovative hairdressing techniques to key fashion events including London Fashion Week, London Fashion Week Men's, London Fashion Week Festival and the British Fashion Awards.

As passionate ambassadors of British hairdressing, TONI&GUY’s unique educational approach is based on the philosophy of motivating and inspiring through the concept of teamwork. Aware of the ever-changing face of the industry, the team is constantly evolving ideas and trends to excite and stimulate. With an enthusiasm for education, these expert presenters possess a stage presence that delivers information with originality and energy.

The TONI&GUY Artistic Team has won numerous awards, including 61 British Hairdressing Award titles to date that include the recent win for Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year - Indira Schauwecker and not forgetting Cos Sakkas' entry into the Hall of Fame for winning London Hairdresser of the Year - three times. 

Meet the team

  • Cos Sakkas

    Cos is a TONI&GUY International Artistic Director and Head of Education. He won London Hairdresser of the Year in 2008, 2014 & 2015 and entered the Hall of Fame in 2016. He coordinates numerous creative projects, from internal to international events, whilst proving his outstanding session experience and dynamic stage presence at industry shows, global seminars and as a leader at London Fashion Week.

  • Indira Schauwecker

    A rising star, TONI&GUY International Artistic Director Indira’s fiery enthusiasm and innate hairdressing abilities have proved her to be a session favourite at London Fashion Week and a vital education course leader. She travels the world with our International shows and has been the proud recipient of ‘Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year - the title she won again in 2016 for the third time’, AIPP for ‘Avant Garde Collection’ and the ‘Grand Trophy’, all in the same year.

  • Bill Watson

    Bill is a TONI&GUY International Artistic and Educational Director for China and the Southern Hemisphere. As Education Director he oversees educational development and standards within the region. Based in the TONI&GUY Academy Beijing, Bill travels extensively, joining the International Artistic Team on stage for various shows, shoots and seminars. In addition, he heads up teams at the London and Shanghai Fashion Weeks.

  • Mohammed Samghabady

    As a TONI&GUY International Artistic Director, Mohammad has a real enthusiasm for teaching, learning and working across all educational courses. He is part of the TONI&GUY Session team and also participates in many seminars throughout the year.

  • Efi Davies

    As an International Artistic Director for TONI&GUY, Efi is a vital session stylist team member and innovator in avant garde hair. She has won the title of both ‘Newcomer of the Year’ and ‘Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year.’ Her role ranges from frequently travelling abroad to leading teams at London Fashion Week as well as working on an array of high-fashion shoots.

  • Jo O’Neill

    As TONI&GUY’s International Technical Education and Director, Jo’s colour skills along with her inspirational communication abilities have secured her position as a globally renowned industry expert. Dedicated to nurturing talent, she leads the colourists within the TONI&GUY Breakthrough Team Xtra and is involved in mentoring through the Fellowship for British Hairdressing.

  • Eamonn Boreham

    A label.m Ambassador for TONI&GUY, Eamonn travels the globe communicating new innovations and developments in haircare. Heavily involved in the TONI&GUY Educational Collection, he offers a wealth of industry experience and knowledge.

  • Gary France

    Gary is a long-standing member of the TONI&GUY International Artistic Team and now label.m International Education Manager, dedicated to nurturing new talent. Along with Global Creative Director Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, Gary heads up the essensuals salon Artistic Team, as well as acting as a mentor for both the TONI&GUY Breakthrough Team Xtra and The British Fellowship of Hairdressers’ ‘Project X’ he also serves as the Vice-President on The British Fellowship of Hairdressers board.

  • Grace Inzalaco

    A long-standing member of the TONI&GUY Artistic Team, Grace’s thorough and detailed approach to education makes her a favourite amongst students. She heads up our Beginner Course, is in charge of the annual Assistants’ Competition and is part of the TONI&GUY Session Team for London Fashion Week.

  • Francesco Fontana

    A master in his field, TONI&GUY International Technical Director Francesco is a graceful and captivating personality, which is reflected in his dynamic, yet polished technical abilities. He is a key educator at the London Academy and Technical Education Director for essensuals.

  • Silje Vincent

    Talented TONI&GUY International Artistic Director, Silje’s dedicated and detailed work ethic has led to her being a favourite choice for session work. She is involved in Creative Cutting & Colouring, Session and Editorial and all staff training courses. In addition, she is a key member of the TONI&GUY Session Team for London Fashion Week.

  • Siobhan Golden

    TONI&GUY International Technical Artistic Director Siobhan, a key educator, is a budding creative talent and winner of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy – London Young Colourist Award.

  • Chie Sato

    TONI&GUY Artistic Director, Chie is highly creative. Her unique style of hairdressing has seen her make her mark as an exceptionally talented avant garde hairdresser, a category of the British Hairdressing Awards that she was shortlisted for in 2011/12 and is a current finalist. Chie recently won the prestigious AIPP for ‘Best Avant Garde Collection’.

  • Hide Saiga

    Hide’s extensive career as a TONI&GUY International Artistic Director has seen him hold numerous roles, including Manager of the London Academy before returning to his native Tokyo. An outstanding educator, he has experience in all areas of the industry from education, to session work to presenting onstage and he remains a key member of the International Artistic Team.

  • Daniele De Angelis

    As a TONI&GUY International Artistic Director, Daniele started his career in Rome. Moving from the Rome to Barcelona to London, Daniele fast progressed to becoming a session star working on editorial shoots and backstage at London Fashion Week and London Collections Men.

  • Philipp Haug

    As a TONI&GUY International Artistic Director, Philipp first joined TONI&GUY in 1999 where he worked in the Berlin salon, quickly progressing within the company. He teaches at the TONI&GUY London Academy where he enjoys imparting his knowledge and wealth of hairdressing experience to young, emerging talent. Considered a London Fashion Week veteran, Philipp has worked backstage as part of the TONI&GUY Session Team for 11 seasons and counting!

  • Wayne Mchugh

    Wayne is a TONI&GUY Artistic Director and vital academy educator with an informative and knowledgeable teaching approach, as well as representing essensuals on a global scale.

  • Alberto Perez

    Alberto’s technical know-how and patient nature sees him as a key educator in the London Academy where he teaches the TONI&GUY Beginner’s Course.

  • Jon Wilsdon

    As an International Artistic Director, Jon runs Foundation Level, Creative Cutting, Men and Staff Training courses for the whole of the North of England. He is located at the TONI&GUY Manchester Academy.

  • Scott Fleming

    Starting as a junior for TONI&GUY, and currently an International Artistic Director, Scott has worked his way up over the last 14 years and now teaches at the TONI&GUY Manchester Academy leading the NVQ and Beginner’s courses. A passionate session stylist, Scott has been part of the London Fashion Week Session Team for the past five seasons.