Chris has been in the industry for over 30 years. She owned her own salon for 8 years and then transitioned into education and lecturing. Chris has been a technical educator for various brands over the past 17 years.

During that time she wrote a national training program designed specifically for apprentices, attended numerous trade expos and International Industry conferences where she won a National Technician of the Year award.


Doreen has studied in London with the Vidal Sassoon Training Academy and has been a lecturer in hairdressing academies in Brisbane. She is an award winning stylist at local and national levels and has had the priviledge to judge at National level.

In her latest role as Australian National Educator for Alter Ego Italy, Doreen has had the privilege to travel to Italy to attend intensive training workshops and conferences. 

Emily Gill, Creative director and owner of Renegade the Cuttery; has built an extremely successful solo run hairdressing business in her career, established in 2014. The phenomenal growth of the salon is due to her passion for the industry, striving for the highest technical skills and standards to produce personalised, perfect results for her client base and utilising the power of social media to platform her work.
Emily absolutely loves all facets of the industry, her expertise and insight is invaluable to all stylists wishing to succeed in an image and results driven industry.

Sarah has over 35 years of experience in the Hairdressing industry in Australia and overseas. She first joined the Affinage team in 2009 then had a short break and has now returned.

She enjoys educating and sharing her knowledge and experience with others. Sarah believes education is everything and you can never learn enough.



Despite his youth Anthony has been a rising star from day one
and specialises in traditional barbering with a modern twist.
Anthony has won a multitude of awards including 1st Place The Baber Movement Battle Sydney and 1st and 2nd Place Senior Men’s Barbering Adelaide. Anthony is currently employed at the first Australian Barber Academy, Barbery the Craft of a Barber Academy in Adelaide.


Michelle has been a Beauty Therapist for 18 years. Michelle has successfully ran her own salon, lectured at Tafe and was involved in judging competitions for Hair & Beauty SA.

In 2010 Michelle joined the team at Salon Hair Care, writing and facilitating training courses.


With over 20 years experience in the beauty industry, Renya prides herself on delivering the highest quality, up-to-date training to elevate the industry’s standards and reputation.
Throughout her career, Renya has owned her own salon, wholesale and eyelash company, facilitated education and worked in many salons.

Ali joined the team at Vani-T in October 2012. She owned and operated her own Spray Tanning business for many years in Adelaide prior.  Geared with a keen eye in tanning, a passion for the Spray Tanning Industry Ali has a wealth of industry knowledge. The transition to her current role was “both exciting and also extremely rewarding, given the diversity of people I work with each day and the amazing products Vani-T have on offer. I truly am so lucky to be doing what I love, day in, day out!"



Renee has been involved in the tanning industry for 12 years, her career at TechnoTan/Vutan has included facilitating both Vutan and Technotan education at TAFE, Beauty Expo’s and brand education sessions Nationwide 

Renee is passionate about sharing her expertise, skill & technique to those starting out in the spray tanning industry and upskilling Spray tanning technicians to the highest level and professional standard.

Anh is Le Beauty’s Education Manager and is constantly at the forefront of the latest tips and techniques in the industry. Anh holds a Diploma of Beauty Therapy and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment as well as roles within some major brands. Invited to do Kelly Osbourne’s nails who complemented Anh - “I’m obsessed with her”.