Creative Director, Andrew Barton, leads, coaches and inspires the Headmasters renowned artistic team to ensure exacting standards of hairdressing across the 58 independent High Street salon group. He is integral in creating signature looks, services and salon experiences in line with Headmasters ethos of beautiful, fashionable, confidence-boosting hair. Andrew is winner of British Hairdresser of the Year, Creative Head Most Wanted Hair Icon as well as holding an honorary doctorate for services to the hair industry. Andrew is passionate abut sharing his passion for hair with audiences across the globe.
Jonathan Soons, Headmasters Creative Ambassador is a firm favourite with Beauty Editors. Jonathan is also in high demand for beauty editorial shoots, journalist appointments and educating the Headmasters team. His strengths are in Session Styling and precision cutting. Jonathan has a reputation for creating beautiful, soft but cool girl hair, his taste in hair is impeccable. He understands hair type and texture meaning his cuts perform day after day, week after week for his clients.
Gareth Williams, Headmasters Creative Ambassador and Headmasters Colour lead, and current winner of Ultimate Stylist of the year. Gareth manages an extremely busy salon column with a waiting list as well as playing an integral part in the Art Team. His colours are loved by editors and influencers. Gareth is famed for expensive looking blondes and in-depth formula knowledge which means his blondes are clean, his brunettes have both shine and depth and his reds and creative colours have vibrancy and life.
Nicole Iroh, Headmasters Creative Ambassador and an expert in all hair textures. Nicole particularly specialises in Afro Caribbean hair, having won L’Oreal Colour Trophy Mizani Afro Look Award and Hairdressers Junior Afro Stylist of the Year. Nicole also heads up the Headmasters Pro Session Team and is a regular at Fashion week working on London, New York, Paris and Milan shows for the industries biggest names as a trusted member of their teams every season. Nicole is passionate about catwalk hair and this year Nicole is the hair lead for Graduate Fashion week 2019.
Alfie Pfeffer, Headmasters Creative Colour Ambassador, is a passionate colour technician dedicated to creating new techniques and continual learning. Based in Headmasters Brighton Alfie is a favourite with Instagram Influencers especially for his Creative colour work. He continually pushes colour boundaries and you are as likely to find him in the craft shop or hardware store (looking for tools to set him apart in the colour arena) as in the salon. He is devoted to education and really enjoys showcasing his work and major Hairdressing Events including Salon International and Colour World. As a L’Oreal ID Artist Alfie loves the creative energy that comes from being part of a team of likeminded colourists.
Clare Hansford, Headmasters Creative Ambassador is the perfect Headmasters Ambassador, starting as an apprentice over 15 years ago she has succeeded at every level of the business. Clare cares passionately about helping each and every client to look and feel the best version of themselves and can often be found consulting not just on hair colour, cutting but also fashion, skincare and health etc. Clare runs a highly coveted column in Headmasters Raynes Park as well as regular journalist appointments that have a six month waiting list. Clare believes in life long learning and is also a trained make up artist (London College of Fashion). Clare lives and breathes fashion and when not found backstage at Fashion Week, she will be found teaching session skills to the Headmasters team, on photo shoots and with her dedicated celebrity fans.