Stephen joined Vidal Sassoon in 1980 as a vardera and soon opted for a career path in the Vidal Sassoon Schools and Academies. Stephen has traveled the world representing Vidal Sassoon in places as far afield as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan.

Having been successful in the British side of education, in 1987 Stephen was further promoted to Principal of the North American Academy in Los Angeles California. In 2003, Stephen became International Executive Director of Vidal Sassoon Education globally.

Stephen is now the current P&G Salon Professional global education academy dean, creating an educational resource and support for the 800 + hairstylists/educators who are part of the Wella Global education team.

In this role, he will develop protocols for educator training and standards, working globally and in conjunction with P&G North America Salon Professional creative and North America education dir Carole Protat on this continent.

He also represents the “scholarship” portion of Hairdressers at Heart, a Wella outreach program designed to positively affect hairdresser’s lives and skills. “At Wella Salon Professionals I am in a place where I can continue to help hairdressers carry on this wonderful journey of making our craft a better place” – Stephen”


Shape Round
Learn how to create graduation and layers with textured hair by using horizontal graduation and round layers. A perfect technique for very wavy and curly hair.  Run time 35:52

The Interlock
Learn foundation techniques, client consultations, correct hand and body position and numerous insightful tips and tricks. Run time 93:03

Modern Square Layer
Learn how to create a beautiful classic contemporary shape by combining an A-Line outline and over-directed square layers. Run time 56:03