With over 25 years of hairdressing expertise, a successful product endorsement and unbeatable fan following Simon Shaw, European Artistic Director of Wahl UK Ltd is barberings best. His enthusiasm and infectious personality are widely known just as much as his skills, travelling worldwide showcasing his technical skills and expertise to the next generation of the industry at exhibitions, conferences and seminars.
Simon is the King of the barbering world having mastered the art of cutting with clippers at a very young age at his local salon in Barnsley. His career was constantly on the up and with the help of constant education, dedication and hard work Simon secured the role of European Artistic Director with Wahl UK Ltd. His role involves demonstrating to audiences at Salon International, Pro Hair Live and Barber Connect to name but a few. He also endorses his own product line with Wahl, The Academy Collection, which provides the professional with all their grooming needs.
Simon also heads up the Wahl Artistic Team and regularly presents at the Wahl Academy in Herne Bay teaching courses such as Traditional Shaving, Ace of Fades, Solid Foundation, Divas & Dudes and Funky Men. Simon strategically developed each course with the team at Wahl HQ ensuring every aspect will further the stylist in their career.
Simon also has a successful monthly column, Barber Banter, published within industry magazine Professional Hairdresser, giving readers the insiders view in the barbering industry as well as discussing the latest trends and photographic collections.
Simon is also a regular contributer to all industry trade magazines within the hairdressing industry, offering advice regarding hairdressing techniques and also business issues.
- WAHL Academy
Herne Bay Trade Park
Sea Street, Herne Bay, Kent
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