Gary has been in the hairdressing industry for 30 years. At 25, he acquired his first salon in North London and gained teaching qualifications with the Joshua Galvin academy. He later joined Beverly Cobella Salon, quickly rising to salon manager/art director, and went on to set up Cobella Salon in the infamous Selfridge’s store London. Gary has travelled worldwide with art teams, held seminars and shows for major companies as well as session work for numerous fashion magazines. Gary has worked on TV shows including The X-Factor, GMTV, MTV and music videos for MUSE and Depeche Mode. He has created hair for celebrities such as Kate Blanchet, John Cleeves, Sophie Anderton and Elen Rivers. Gary also worked as Olly Murs personal hairstylist while on tour in London and in Rome.

Gary’s beautiful work has gained awards with Wella Trend Vision and Goldwell Colour Zoom competitions. He now works internationally as a Senior Creative Director for UNITE hair. When back in London, he works with legendary hairdresser Jamie Steven’s as art director and freelance stylist.