Billy Moore, Director of Education/Head of Recruitment.

Billy has been working in the hairdressing industry for the past 35 years. For the past 10 years Billy has been working with London and Essex leading salons, including, HOB, JO Hansford, John Frieda, Gina Conway, Sanrizz, clipso, Headlines Hairdressing and many more. Billy joined the academy in December 2013, under his leadership the number of apprentices attending the academy has grown by 80%.

Billy puts this down to working with a dedicated teamof professionals.

“The training team at the academy is the best I have ever worked with.”

Sue Allen, Quality Manager/Internal Verifier/Assessor

Sue has run the Falltricks Academy from the very beginning.

Sue has a wealth of knowledge in both hairdressing and assessing.

Her passion for the industry she loves has never wavered.

Sue believes that expert training by industry professionals is key to turning young new apprentices into salon ready stylist.

Shani Davies, In-salon coordinator/Internal Verifier/Assessor.

Shani has worked at the Falltricks Academy for the past 10 years.

In that time Shani has developed her skills set. Starting out as one of the academy assessors, now Shani heads our in-salon training for all our corporate salons across London and Essex.

Mandy Dorman, Academy Administration Manager.

Mandy has been managing the office at the Academy for over 10 years.

Mandy’s attention to detail ensures the smooth running for administration for both staff and learners.

Marie Spefanovic, Internal Verifier/Assessor.

Marie completed her apprenticeship 20 years ago under the direction of Sue Allen.

Marie then had a successful hairdressing career up to the birth of her first child.

Maries passion for training then saw her have a change of career and she join the Falltricks Academy 11 years ago. In that time Marie has trained apprentices in London’s and Essex leading salons in both Level 2 & 3 hairdressing.

Carol Theobald, Academy & In-salon Assessor.

Carol has been assessing hairdressing for over 15 years.

Carol’s wealth of knowledge and passion for hairdressing helps to makes her theory lessons exciting, which intern brings out the best in the learners. Carol teaches both level 2 & 3 hairdressing.

Dana Liddard, Functional Skills/Support Tutor.

Dana is passionate about improving the math’s and English standard of all the apprentices that attend the academy.

Her unique creative teaching style has been a massive hit with all the learners.

Michelle Painter, Academy Assessor.

Michelle has been hairdressing for just over 20 years.

Michelle still runs a full column of clients on a Saturday at a very busy commercial salon in Grays Essex. Michelle is a very good all round hairdresser and pastes on all her excellent skills to the apprentices at the academy.

Denise Chamartin, Academy Assessor.

Denise has been hairdressing for over 25 years and working as an assessor at the academy for the past 4 years.

Prior to working at the academy Denise was a premium stylist at The Paul Falltrick Salon.

Kirsty Willis, Seminar Stylist/Assessor.

Kirsty began her career 10 years ago as an apprentice at the Paul Falltrick Salon.

Over the last decade Kirsty has worked her way through the ranks and is now a premium Stylist in the salon. The apprentices feel very privilege to have Kirsty teach them cutting and creative styling.


Please use any of the contact details below to get in touch for more information on apprenticeships:

Falltricks Academy Ipswich
45 Buttermarket
Suffolk IP1 1BJ

T: 01473 225786

13 Western Road

T: 01708 728054