Senior Creative Director and Master Colour Director
One of East Anglia’s most creative and influential hairdressers, Barry is the salon owner and creative director of the company.
He has 20 years’ experience and has covered every aspect of the business, from the salon floor to teaching and working on shows and shoots.
He earned his International Masters Diploma in Hair Cutting and is a Master Colour Expert. He is the salon educator and constantly shares his knowledge with the team.
After being awarded silver in the International Trend vision Competition he was invited back to judge the following year.
Inspiration – Art, Fashion design, Film, Graphics.
Tip – ‘Know who you are’
Creative Cutter Level 4 and Level 2 Colour Director
Kelly began her career with Barry Alan in 2005 when she joined as an apprentice. She trained to specialise in hair cutting and colouring.
During her 10 years in the Salon Kelly has built a loyal client base and worked her way to a Level 4 Stylist / Senior Colour Technician.
She has attended Vidal Sassoon Cutting Courses, worked on photo shoots – creating hair ups for the likes of Norfolk Magazine and specialises in Racoon Hair Extensions, making Kelly a well-rounded member of the team.
Inspiration – Fashion and analysing new and current trends
Tip – ‘Observation is the art of listening with “both” ears.’
Salon Manager, Level 4 Creative Cutter and Master Colour Director
Leon has 8 years’ experience in the industry and has been with us since 2011. He is a Master Colour Expert and a Level 4 Stylist.
He has attended Vidal Sassoon Academy cutting courses and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the team.
He is our salon manager and helps Barry keep the salon to a high standard of customer service.
Inspiration – Art, architecture, fashion.
Tip – ‘Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who has said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and common sense.’
Level 3 Creative Cutter and Master Colour Director
Tasha joined our team in 2012. She is a Wella Master Colour Expert and loves to share all her knowledge of colour with the rest of the team at our in house training sessions and throughout the working week.
She loves the challenge of colouring hair and is never afraid of being bold in her decision making. She is a Level 3 Stylist and has competed in the International Trendvision Awards 2010/2011.
Inspiration – People, cultures and individuality
Tip – “Always believe in your own ability to become great”
Level 4 Creative Cutter and Level 2 Colour Director
In 2012 Eden joined the Barry Alan team as a Level 1 Stylist and Colour Technician, after working closely with Barry and ongoing training both in house and in London at Vidal Sassoon Academy she has progressed to a level 4/ Senior Colour Technician.
Eden has a passion and a natural ability with colour, a great team player and very supportive with in house education. She has been involved with photo shoots and promotional events and is working towards achieving her Master’s degree in colour.
Inspiration – ‘always surround yourself with people that are better than you’
Tip – ‘the only person you are competing with is yourself’
Level 3 Creative Cutter and Level 2 Colour Director
Lewis has 6 years experience in the hairdressing industry and is qualified to a Level 3 NVQ. He has worked his way up and is now a Level 3 Creative Cutter and Level 2 Colour Director. He has attended an advanced colouring course with Wella and a creative cutting and styling course with Paul Mitchell.
He is a strong team player and loves sharing his knowledge with his colleagues. He has a huge passion for colour and styling and is fantastic at glamourous blow dries. His goal is to work towards becoming a Master Colour expert and go on some Vidal Sassoon courses.
Inspiration – Catwalk, culture, fashion and leading stylists
Tip – “Work hard, Dream big!”
Creative Cutter Level 2 and Level 1 Colour Director
After Frank completed his apprenticeship with us he is now on the salon floor and has attended the ABC haircutting course at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London.
He is passionate about becoming the best hairdresser he can be and the customers love him.
Inspiration – Fashion, music, being surrounded by creative energy.
Tip –’Follow your dreams’
Level 1 Creative Cutter and Level 1 Colour Director
Katie is now on the salon floor building her clientele after two weeks at the Vidal Sassoon academy and passing her college course.
She is a great team player, works really hard to help all of her colleagues and is excited about her future in her chosen career.
Inspiration – Fashion, art, magazines and iconic haidressers.
Tip – “Never stop being yourself and trying your absolute best”
Social media and Marketing Manager
Beth is our PR and social media manager.
Beth’s history is in the beauty industry where she owned her own business. She is committed to pushing the brand forward through using all the social media platforms. Beth has now started writing monthly Blogs for our website and Newsletters to our email subscribers.
She also organises Wedding hair packages for us to come out to you on your special day.