When it comes to education, Avlon absolutely thrive in the area. We know you’ll be in safe hands when it comes to learning about the various Avlon ranges and how to maximise them for versatility and achieving the very best results.
Meet the Team
Jacqui McIntish – Education Director
Jacqui McIntosh is a powerhouse within the hairdressing industry who has enjoyed a storied career, which is testament to her extraordinary talent and ability. Joining Avlon over 22 years ago as an educator, she has witnessed the accension of the brand throughout Europe in real time, and in fact, has greatly contributed to Avlon’s reputation for offering an exemplary service when it comes to the delivery of education. Jacqui now works as Avlon’s Director of Education, overseeing and managing the educational teams throughout Europe and Africa.
Jennifer Samuels – Educator
Jennifer Samuels is an international educational consultant who specialises in the maintenance and services of Afro textured hair. For 10 years she has served as Avlon’s Educational Consultant in the North of England, but has also represented Avlon in international territories including parts of Africa and European countries like the Netherlands. With over 25 years of industry experience, Jennifer is well placed to offer clients; aspiring hairstylists and employees with all the practical and theoretical tools needed on how to style and maintain textured hair to the highest of standards.
Lathaniel Chambers – Educator
It’s Lathaniel’s unequivocal vision, self-belief and determination that has propelled him to such heady heights in the hairdressing industry, culminating in a successful career that continues to flourish. These very qualities have led him to become a sought-after educator for Avlon. He has been teaching throughout London for over 10 years; conducting seminars, group classes and one-to-one sessions for trainees and established stylists alike. The star stylist has helped his students hone their skills with his trademark hands-on, affable approach that leaves them feeling empowered to work to their highest standard and emboldened to express themselves creatively.
Regina Meessen – Educator
Regina joined the Avlon family as a Technician quickly working her way up to become a Senior Technical Consultant. Regina’s versatility as a stylist and commitment to stretching herself professionally and creativity has led to a long and fruitful collaborative relationship with Avlon. One of Regina’s most valuable assets is her language skills. She is fluent in English, French, German and Dutch, which has enabled her to deliver technical education to all our salons and colleges nationally as well as internationally.
Serena Giscombe – Educator
Serena’s passion and sincerity makes her the ideal candidate for Avlon’s Northern Educator. At our seminars, throughout cities like Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham she can be seen on stage providing demonstrations on how to achieve key hairstyles and apply styling techniques using Avlon’s extensive product range. And when she’s not busy styling and being a passionate advocate for the industry, Serena unwinds by practicing Buddhism, listening to music and spending time with her family.
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