Meet the team
Learn more about our award-winning experts, their skill set, speciality and educational background.
Sammi has been in the hairdressing industry since 2009. Sammi enjoys all aspects of styling including hair ups and long hair. She is the salon trainer for cutting, ensuring the assistants are up to the best standard while they are learning. Sammi is enthusiastic, motivated, passionate and creative. Career highlights include; being a L’Oréal Colour Trophy regional finalist 3 years running, being a part of the backstage London Fashion Week session team and teaching the assistants.
Days off: Sunday and Monday.
Assistant Manager & Art Director
Rich has been in the hairdressing industry and with the TONI&GUY Woking team since 1999. Rich specialises in cutting both women's and men's styles and enjoys styling on trend cuts and hair up's for weddings and proms and assisting at London Fashion Week. The team at TONI&GUY Woking would describe Rich as a little eccentric, friendly, caring, creative and very chatty. Richard's career highlights so far have included entering photographic competitions, presentations at seminars but most of all working at London Fashion Week over the last 5 years. "Hairdressing is great fun! It's creative and gives you the chance to transform your look in no time. I get to meet and work with great people and hopefully put a smile on their faces. Like I say, it's easy to cut hair but it's hard to cut hair well. That's my goal, to cut hair well and make people happy".
Days Working: Thursday & Friday
Languages spoken: English, Italian.
Technical Art Director
Poppy has been part of the TONI&GUY Woking team since 2006 and has been with us for 10 years.
Poppy specialises in highlights and lowlights, tints, perms, balayage, ombré, natural glossings, and many creative colour techniques as well as the other services listed in our price card. She enjoys building a relationship with her clients that enables her to understand their hair and meet their hair colouring needs.
The team at TONI&GUY Woking would describe her as friendly, up beat, positive, honest and caring.
Poppy’s career highlights so far include Taking part in the annual L’Oreal colour trophy competition, vardering with a distinction, becoming an NVQ assessor and in house trainer.
'Hairdressing is important to me because I like to make people feel good about themselves, if your hair looks good you know it's going to be a good day'.
Poppy works Thursday's and Saturdays.
Senior Style Director
Mum of two Leanne has been with TONI&GUY in Woking since it opened its doors in 1999. As a founding member of the salon and an expert hairdresser, with exceptional people skills, it is no wonder that Leanne is a firm favourite with the clients in Woking.
Our recommendation would be to book exceptionally early when wanting an appointment with Leanne, in order to avoid disappointment.
Leanne's days are Fridays and Saturdays.
Simon has been in the hairdressing industry since 2006 and joined the TONI&GUY Woking team in 2014.
Simon specialises in a range of colouring techniques such as Tint Regrowth, Full head Highlight, Balayage, Straightening and Perming. He enjoys creating different styles which suit the clients personality.
The team at TONI&GUY Woking would describe Simon as Creative, Friendly, Patient and Experienced.
Simon's career highlights so far include working in different countries to deliver world-class hairdressing services.
Simon was a Regional finalist at the L'Oreal Colour trophy competition in 2014.
Being a hairdresser is always full of energy, passion and imagination. Having worked in TONI&GUY for over 10 years, he always believes that a good hairstyle can make the whole life different.
Days off: Monday, Sunday.
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin.
Senior Style Director
Christine specialises in all aspects of cutting including Afro hair and keratin smoothing treatments.
The team at TONI&GUY Woking would describe her as mothering, caring, funny, creative, passionate.
Christine’s career highlights so far include city and guilds ladies and men's hairdressing, advanced ladies hairdressing, Wella colouring and perming diplomas, L’Oreal colouring and perming diplomas. Distinction in her TONI&GUY vardering. Taking part in Woking fashion week.
'Hairdressing is very important to me as I just love cutting hair, it's natural for me to do it. We wear it everyday it's our biggest fashion accessory!'
Days worked: Saturday, Sunday and Monday Days off: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Languages spoken: English.
Sarah has been in the hairdressing industry since 2007 and joined the TONI&GUY Woking team in 2007.
Sarah specialises in all aspects of Technical hairdressing including colouring, perming and permanent straightening and enjoys styling every type of hair.
The team at TONI&GUY Woking would describe her as hard-working, reliable, friendly and confident.
Sarah's career highlights so far include completing the NVQ level 3 advanced, the NVQ Assessors/teaching course and completing the L'Oreal colour specialist degree course.
Lisa is a really kind and considerate person who is very calm. Lisa started her career in hairdressing at Woking in 2004. She enjoys working with all styles of hair but particularly enjoys cutting precision hair styles, like a bob. Lisa has trained in the Strength in Style which gives her the best knowledge to help people who are having or have had cancer treatment.
Days working: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.
Charlotte joined the hairdressing industry in 2006, working in a high end London competitor of ours! Charlotte joined TONI&GUY Woking in 2015 and enjoys doing wavy blowdries and short creative styles. She has also worked numerous seasons at London Fashion Week as well as working with the international award winning art team on photo shoots. Charlotte travelled to Perth Australia for 3 years, working in salons out there to pay her way!
Days off: Sunday, Monday.
Lauren started with TONI&GUY straight from school, completing her apprenticeship and the TONI&GUY advanced education (Vardering) to qualify in 2013. Lauren started her career in TONI&GUY Camberley and moved TONI&GUY Woking in 2018.
Lauren is currentky a senior technician within the company.
Linnéa joined the Toni & Guy Woking team in 2017. She has done three years of training in Finland before joining us to start building her career. She specializes in highlights, balayages, and she loves to work with natural tones. One of Linnéa’s personal favourites is the sunkissed beach look. The TONI&GUY Woking team would describe her someone who is always smiling, fun, hardworking and professional. Linnéa makes it her goal to give her clients the best treatment with every appointment. Linnéa is fluent in both English and Swedish.
Michelle has been working with Toni&Guy for 11 years. She has been a regular, working backstage at London Fashion Week since 2014 with the International Artistic Team, doing the hair of models for designers such as Henry Holland, Giles Deacon, I am Chen, Mary Katrantzou, Jean-Pierre Braganza.
When she’s not looking after her two kids she likes to explore the world around her. Michelle is one of our stronger hair up and bridal stylists but also enjoys a funky style she can get her teeth into.
Michelle works Sunday, Monday and Thursday
Courtney has been in the hairdressing industry since 2013. She specialises in modern colour techniques such as balayage, scalp bleach and ombré. The team at TONI & GUY Woking would describe Courtney as creative, fun, bubbly and hard working. Career highlights include completing the TONI & GUY vardering programme and also doing colour courses at the L’Oréal academy.
Days off: Sunday, Monday.
We would like to introduce our new in-house nail technician / Beautician Venessa, who has a total work experience of 16 years. Venessa has worked in Dubai as well working for a leading spa brand in USA. Venessa's goals are to deliver the best service while practising safe and hygienic ways when creating beautiful looking nails, she pampers her clients and makes sure they are truly satisfied.
Venessa would like to offer all new clients 10% off their first booking.