Meet the team
Learn more about our award-winning experts, their skill set, speciality and educational background.
Claire has been working in the hairdressing industry for 17 years, Starting at Altrincham TONI&GUY in 2003.
Becoming Franchisee at Stockton Heath TONI&GUY since 2009 & then Altrincham TONI&GUY 2016.
Managing Newcastle TONI&GUY from 2014, where she found her passion for helping clients going through chemotherapy and is a specialist in strength & style for cancer patients.
Her team would describe her as ambitious, productive and knowledgeable. Claire has created a wonderful team of Technicians, Stylists and Assistants at TONI&GUY Stockton Heath and is a credit to the company. As well as being the Franchisee for TONI&GUY Stockton Heath & Altrincham , Claire has lots of achievements under her belt such as twice Semi Finalist and one time Finalist at the prestigious L’Oreal Colour Trophy, winning New Comer of the Year, teaching at the TONI&GUY Academy and managing two other TONI&GUY salons previously.
Working backstage at London fashion week 2014 & 2015.
Stockton Heath received perfect salon status 2014/15/16
Claire was a Finalist for Encouraging Woman in Franchising Awards 2017 , she has a loyal client base and a few celebrity clients as well such as Coronation Street cast members, actors and newsreaders. She loves her job and all that comes with it. It makes her feel good when she leaves her valued clients looking and feeling great.
Art Director / Colour Specialist / Salon Educator
Liz has been in the industry for over 13 years and joined the TONI&GUY Stockton Heath team in 2011. She is one of the salons L’Oreal Colour Specialists – a very prestigious qualification that she passed with flying colours. It’s because of her amazing skill set and constant professionalism that Liz has such a loyal client base.
She regularly cuts celebrities hair and is a perfectionist when it comes to her work. She has taken part in London Fashion Week 2014 & 2015, and most recently started to work on sets for TV commercials providing hair and make-up.
Her team would describe her as creative, knowledgeable and a fashionista who is a popular diva of the TONI&GUY Stockton Heath team.
“I love hairdressing. I feel very lucky that I work for a well-known, worldwide salon group, and also that my job is to make people feel great about themselves.”
Salon Manager & Stylist
Lilley has been working in TONI&GUY Stockton Heath since early 2016. Lilley has completed her NVQ Level 2 and has been awarded a credit in her Level 4 with TONI&GUY Academy!
Her team would describe her as confident, very bubbly and will always make any client feel welcome. Lilley is a key team player and her future with company is bright!
“I love coming into work and not feeling like it’s just a job. Every day is different and the atmosphere is always vibrant.”
Style Director & Senior Technician
Nik has worked for TONI&GUY for over 12 years and been in the industry for over 15 years. He has gained distinctions in both his styling and technical TONI&GUY qualifications.
Nik has management Level 3 NVQ and is currently assisting in our Manchester NVQ Academy.
He has been at TONI&GUY Stockton Heath for almost 3 years now, and has worked with and styled some TV faces to add to his accolades.
SENIOR STYLIST & COLOUR SPECIALIST - HEAD OF TECHNICAL & HEAD OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Katie has been working for TONI&GUY Stockton Heath for 10 years. She is extremely proud of working her way up through the respected TONI&GUY education system. She has gone from a humble assistant to a respected senior member of staff and was also part of the team who won salon of the year of 2014/15/16 and takes huge pride in the team and her work.
Katies highlights have been working backstage at London Fashion Week with designers and our Label M Art Team for many seasons and has also presented at YOURSTAGE Edinburgh, showcasing new collections with the TONO&GUY art team. Katie has also worked on photoshoots for OK! Magazine.
She is currently training at L’Oréal for her colour specialist degree, and if that isn’t enough, she is our head of social media. The team would describe Katie as adventurous, creative, honest, generous and funny.
“Working at TONI&GUY Stockton Heath is like working with family. I love our team and what we all bring to the salon. Making clients look amazing and feel confident is a real honour. Being a hairstylist is being a friend and understanding each individual person from all walks of life. I love making my clients happy.”
Senior Stylist & Senior Technician - Salon Educator & label.m product expert
Amy started off with us as an apprentice back in March 2011 and has worked her way up ever since.
She has won awards over the years including ‘Label M Product Expert of the Year 2016/17.’
Amy always strives to give all her clients the best care and attention to make sure they leave feeling the best they can be.
“It’s nice that through my skill I can make someone happy and help them feel better about the way they look.”
Senior Stylist / Colour Specialist
Lauren has been working with TONI&GUY since 2009, working her way up from being an assistant.
Lauren gained a distinction in her Colour Vardering and is one of our L’Oréal colour Specialists, which gives her a degree in Colour Expertise!
She loves teaching the apprentices and watching them progress through the training.
The team would describe her as loyal, dedicated and passionate about her job.
“I love the fact my job is making clients feel good about themselves.”
Top Stylist & Technician
Chloe has been in the industry for over 5 years and she joined TONI&GUY in November 2015. She is extremely proud of her achievements whilst being at TONI&GUY, such as completing her Vardering courses in both styling and colouring.
One of Chloe’s biggest achievements to date was being invited to London Fashion Week Men’s to help out backstage with the catwalk models.
Her team would describe her as fun, caring and extremely thorough.
“I love how every day and every client is different. You manage to build a bond with your client as they trust you to use the knowledge and skills you have to achieve a look that they are happy with.”
Top Stylist & Technician
Elle has been in the hair industry since 2015 and completed her Vardering course resulting in getting a distinction as both a technician and a stylist at just the age of 18.
In such a short space of time, Elle has managed to take part in London Fashion Week AW17 & AW18 backstage and gained experience working on celebrities wedding hair. Elle has also just been awarded a space on our TONI&GUY Breakthrough Team 2019.
Her team would describe her as friendly, funny and bubbly.
“I love making people feel good about themselves. Your hair is a focal point, make it gorgeous! Make it stand out!”
Obee has completed the TONI&GUY Vardering programme and has been awarded with a Distinction.
She has been in the hairdressing industry for 16 years. She has a wealth of knowledge and we cant wait for her to fit right into our team!
Helen has always had a passion for hairdressing. She started getting her qualifications from the young age of 17, and has continued to involve hairdressing into her life for the past 12 years.
She has recently passed her Level 4 qualification with TONI&GUY Academy in Manchester and her future with company is extremely bright.
Kai joined TONI&GUY Stockton Heath in 2013. He started as a Saturday assistant, and went on to do his apprenticeship here with us and is now a fully qualified stylist. He has one of the highest request rates for blowdrys in the salon.
The team would describe Kai as enthusiastic, hard working and VERY entertaining and loyal. He keeps our whole salon up to date with current trends presenting ‘Kurrent with Kai’ monthly.
Lilley, Sasha, Joy, Kai & Stacey
Our experienced reception team are here to help you in making bookings, answering queries and directing you to the most appropriate service based on your needs.
Freya, Amber, Megan & Geogia (left to right)
All of our apprentices are full time and aged between 16-18. They are all currently training for their Hair Professionals qualification, which means by the end of their training they will have between a Level 2 and Level 3 NVQ.
They are all fully trained in shampooing and blow drying techniques and have the best head massages in Stockton Heath.
We look forward to seeing what our young apprentices can bring to our ever-growing company.