Do it Scared! My First Product

In 2011 I had an idea. We were in the midst of a global recession but I wanted to create a product that would help others develop their barbering skills. The Foss Academy app was the UK’s first barbering education app, an educational tool that delivers concise and clear tutorials, tips and techniques. The Foss Academy app was nominated for ‘Innovation of the Year’ by The HJ Business Awards 2013 and 2015.  Do not be afraid to do things first!→ Read More click the image.

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Foss Academy

Over the past 20 years I have worked in London’s West End as a Head Stylist at some of the most prestigious male grooming emporiums in the UK. During this time, my own philosophy on the world of elite grooming and ‘high fashion’ men’s hairdressing has greatly evolved. The Foss Academy was borne out of my passion to challenge conventional barbering education, cultivate stylists to offer elite services, and utilise revolutionary training methods to push creative boundaries. I have shared this philosophy all around the world. →Read more

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Sassoon Academy

Commissioned by Sassoon Academy to provide bespoke barbering education to their lead educators on a train the trainer programme. I was also invited regularly as a Guest educator to share my expert knowledge on male grooming to their students.

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Aardman Animation

I had the pleasure of working on this amazing project with four-time Oscar-winning animation studio, Aardman Animations, to create the world’s first stop-motion animation film using beards. Created to mark the launch of the brand new Braun Styling Range. →Read more click the image.

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