MEET THE TEAM
As a dedicated Salon Owner since 1982 and having been in the industry for over 40 years, Fiona has a passion and vast experience within all aspects of hairdressing. She relishes in the satisfaction of making our clients feel and look great and inspires the team at the Fiona Povey Hair Salon to do the same, so that every client receives the same outstanding service.
Inspired by Trevor Sorbie and the ‘My New Hair’ organisation, Fiona is particularly proud of the wig services she offers, following 10 years of cutting and providing wigs for alopecia and chemotherapy clients.
Salon life takes up much of her time but when she not cutting hair Fiona is chopping veg, she loves to cook outside of salon hours and cooks a mean roast! Fiona always makes sure she has time for her gorgeous Grandson and loves being a Grandma.
HAIR EXTENSION SPECIALIST / EXECUTIVE STYLIST
Nicola has been Salon Manager for over 10 years, having trained at the Fiona Povey Hair Salon since leaving school. She brings over 20 years of experience and enthusiasm to our clients and is also one of our Hair Extension Specialists, working with Great Lengths Hair extensions. Creativity and great communication with everyone that walks through the salon doors are at the core of what she enjoys on a day to day.
When she’s not with clients, Nicola has a passion for exploring and adventure, she is a keen traveller and has spent time in South East Asia, Bali and Australia. She particularly loved her time in beautiful Thailand.
For more information on our hair extensions service, visit our hair extensions page
Nicole supports our team day to day to ensure that all clients leave our salon feeling amazing. She aims to go above and beyond to make sure everyone has the best possible experience at the Fiona Povey Hair Salon. Having started out at the Salon as a Saturday girl, she now works as a full time Salon Coordinator.
On completing the Kerastase Masterclass Nicole can offer advice and support for all your home hair care needs.
Not happy with just coordinating the salon, Nicole enjoys organising and coordinating events outside of work and loves time with her family.
PRINCIPAL STYLIST / EXTENSION TECHNICIAN
Having worked and trained with the Fiona Povey Hair Salon for over 30 years, Melanie is one of the longest serving and most dedicated members of our team. Over this time she’s built a loyal client base, which is credit to the pride that she takes in her work. Melanie particularly loves the creativity of colouring and cutting but also thrives from experiencing new techniques and learning new things. She’s attended many courses over her time in the industry, including Advanced Colouring, Advanced Perming, Bridal Hair and more recently becoming a Great Lengths Extension Technician.
The creative side of Melanie is extended outside of salon hours, she has a C & G diploma in creative quilting and stitching to add to her qualifications and training!
Rae has spent 40 years working in the hairdressing industry and has been making Fiona Povey Hair Salon clients’ look and feel great for nearly 25 years. As one of our Principle Stylists, she specialises in perming and has attended many training courses over her time, including Advanced Cutting and Barbering. Even after many years in the industry Rae thrives from learning new techniques and particularly enjoys attending regular L’Oreal training.
Keep an eye out in the salon for a Cha Cha or a Fox Trot from Rae, as she is a self-confessed lover of ballroom, along with a penchant for skiing and yoga!
Hannah joined the team at Fiona Povey Hair Salon straight from leaving school and has now been in the industry for 17 years. For the last 10 years she has played a key part in training and assessing within the salon and is responsible for ensuring that all our trainees work to the Fiona Povey Hair Salon high standard.
Hannah loves meeting new people, being creative and making our clients feel like a million dollars. She enjoys colouring and specialises in hair-up styles, having done it over her whole career.
She’s been fortunate enough to also have worked with Alan Austin Smith at the Fantastic Hairdresser and has attended a number of colour courses over the years.
Hannah’s a keen dog walker when not at work, and enjoys taking her dog Poppy out for a run. She’s also a new mum to her gorgeous baby boy.
Vicky joined the team in 2002 and has trained with the Fiona Povey Hair Salon throughout her career. Vicky has a wealth of experience to offer clients across all aspects of hairdressing but has a particular focus on gents cuts. Vicky continues to improve her knowledge and enjoys learning new things, bringing new techniques back to the salon.
Outside of work Vicky loves to dine out with friends but also makes sure she can spend as much time as she can with her husband and young son.
Barbara has been styling and colouring at the Fiona Povey Hair Salon for nearly 25 years. She loves what she does and has formed solid relationships with her regular clients, which aside from her talent, it’s also down to her sparkling and attentive nature.
Barbara enjoys working with hair up styling as it gives her real opportunity to get creative but she also loves the challenge of a restyle.
Barbara loves family time but also going on holiday, where she has been known to read a cheesy novel or two.
SENIOR STYLIST / EXTENSION TECHNICIAN
Amy joined the team in 2014, a year after starting out in the hair dressing industry. She’s an energetic member of the team, who never fails to make our clients smile and goes to great lengths to offer hair care advice. Her specialities are balayage and more recently she qualified as one of our Great Lengths Hair Technicians. Amy is also another member of our team that has barbering experience.
Not only is Amy energetic in the salon but outside of work she takes herself to the gym on a regular basis.
Diane trained at Fiona Povey Hair Salon when she left school in 1996, she then went on to work in hair and beauty education but joined the team again in 2017 as a Salon Assistant. Diane is renowned for her relaxing head massages and takes great care of our clients.
The beauty side of her training has led her to specialise in wedding and photographic makeup. Adult hip hop dance is something she really enjoys to do outside of work
Lesley only recently joined us at the Fiona Povey Hair Salon but she brings a wealth of experience as she has been in the hairdressing industry for more than 40 years. Supporting the team and chatting with clients is what she loves to do and she relishes being in the salon environment.
At home she enjoys being with her husband and seeing her grandchildren.
Inspired by the creative side of hairdressing Jacqui decided it was time for a career change and after time spent working as Psychotherapist she joined the salon in September 2017. She’s enjoying her time with the team and is looking forward to gaining more experience in the services that we have available.
Jacqui is kept on her toes working around a family of seven, but when she gets time to herself she loves to do anything creative.