Sid Sottung

OWNER AND DIRECTOR

Sid has been working in the industry for 30 years so he knows a thing or two about hair.

Read more about his story here.

Ian Coaton

ACADEMY MANAGER

If you have any questions regarding courses, how the academy runs or just general FAQs, Ian is your man.

Get in touch with him directly here.

Esther Sottung

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

They say behind every great man, is a great woman. Well that’s certainly the case. Esther is the most organised person in either Academy.

Matthew Fleetwood

HEAD EDUCATOR

Matthew will know exactly what you’re going through during your time at the Academy, as he did it all himself!

Follow him on Instagram @matt.fleetwood

Guste Kliukaite

EDUCATOR

For all things colour: Guste is the one to turn too! Having worked in Sid’s own salon for over a year, she knows what it takes to live up to the expectations of a master.

Follow her on Instagram @hairbyguste

Kieran Hill

TEACHING ASSISTANT

Kieran has been eating, sleeping, living, breathing barbering since he was 15. He is also Sid’s favourite staff member, so stay on his good side!

Guest lecturers and freelance staff

Kevin Hamm

Customer Service Guru

Claire Turner

TiNTED

Richie Finney

Captain Fawcett Ltd.

Dan Lord

Forecast Designs

Eva Luna-Rose

Ryba Media

Matt Cunningham-Rose

Redken

Amy

Booksy