I’ve spent years honing my craft through Creative Director roles in some of the finest grooming emporiums in the world including Harrods’s Barbershop, The Men's Salon At Selfridges, Gentleman’s Tonic and The Refinery Mayfair. Over the 20 years that I've been in my career I have picked up many industry awards and travel the world sharing my knowledge and passion of the art of barbering.

I guess I know a lot about barbering and men’s grooming, but the bottom line is that I also know, I still don’t know enough! This is because everything always changes. Life keeps moving on, technology and business moves on, so I use my innovative spirit to move with it.

We live life in fast forward mode. Barbering is the same as ever – in our industry, we’ve always been hungry to learn. But with new media and 24/7 online access to knowledge, our ability to consume information has become seemingly insatiable – we want everything immediately; to understand quickly and to get results. I love this! I got with the programme and launched an app, an education tour and a membership website programme that delivers Foss Academy to anyone, anywhere. Choice is the buzzword – you can opt for instant messaging speediness, or go for calmer, as-I-want drip feed. With my Foss Academy education, you’re in control of the speedometer.


From the creator of the industry-renowned Foss Academy comes the digital alternative – for learning on your terms, in your own time – from anywhere. Whether breaking into the industry or advancing your career, these barber courses will equip you with the skills that you need – delivered through engaging video tutorials and backed up with unparalleled support from the Foss Academy team – winner of the Most Wanted Male Grooming specialist award; PHAB award; three times winner of ‘Black Hair & Beauty Barber of the Year’; and a leading player in the male hairdressing industry for over two decades.



The Foss Academy benefits individuals looking for career development, Salon chains seeking to gain a competative edge and enhance their service offering, and training organsiations seeking to bolster their educational portfolio. our client list includes:  

Sassoon Academy, Mayfair

Lisa Shepherd, Birmingham

L'Oreal Academy, London

 H2 Salon, Norway

 Francesco Group, Stoke-On-Trent

 Moda Greco, Leicester

 Craig Chapman, Cornwall

 Errol Douglas, Belgravia

Hair Advice Centre, Devon

WS Training Academy, Ipswich

WS Training Academy, Colchester

L'Oreal Academy Edinburgh - Charlie Miller Academy

Men's Emporium, Aberdeen

Junior Green, Knightsbridge

All of the Foss Academy education programmes are endorsed by the British Barbers' Association and are specially designed to meet a full range of needs from the complete beginner through to the experienced professional. With technical and creative excellence and award-winning credentials, the Foss Academy can help you build a great career. 

To find out how The Foss Academy can help you, please use the links to the left to discover the innovative iPhone and iPad Foss Academy App, or visit the website. Fill out the contact form to contact us directly.

The Foss Academy



The UK’s first barbering education app, “The Foss Academy App” is a ground-breaking revolutionary training and educational tool which delivers concise and clear tutorials, tips and techniques, inspiring our clients to achieve their full potential as men’s hairdressers and stylists.

The Foss Academy App was nominated by The HJ Business Awards in 2013 & 2015 for ‘Innovation of the Year’.

The App is ‘The Foss Academy To Go’, provides core and advanced video training tutorials covering the fundamentals of Barbering, professional wet Shaving, creative cutting techniques and razor hair design. Download it for free now! 

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