Our team

Sapphire hair and beauty academy  consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced employees. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.

Hazel Clarke

Head therapist / Educator /C.e.o


Specialist areas




level 2 key skills working with others , level 2 key skills improving own learning and performance level 2 key skills communication ,level 2 key skills retail operations, Foundation  modern diploma in customer care, level 3 award preparing to teach in life long learning sector, level 5 diploma teaching in the lifelong learning sector,  QTTLS, level 3 award in assessing candidates, level 4 award in the internal quality assurance of assessment process, BTECH level 3 certificate in life coaching skills and practice, level 2 NVQ beauty therapy (Q1051011),level 3 NVQ in beauty therapy (Q105101012), level 3 diploma in nail technologies, level 4 salon management, IIST certificate in sports event massage (A553), IIST certificate in sports massage (A481), IIHHT Diploma in Indian head massage (A466), Diploma in anatomy and Physiology (A543), Ez flow Trugel certificate, Ez flow fibreglass/silk conversion, Ez flow a polymer conversion, Ez flow Gel conversion, Ez flow design coloured acrylic artist , Ez flow dare to compete  artist , Ez flow acrylic design and 3d artist , IBD gel conversion, Be creative design, Creative Ten Beginners airbrushing, Spangles nail artist, Salon services  acrylic, fibreglass and silk certificate, Jessica aromatherapy pedicure certificate, Jessica Level 2 natural nail care certificate, Ellisons Swarovski elements nail art, OPI Gel  Color certificate, Sterex Lecturer, Aculight Hair removal IPL, Program EO IPL hair removal, Program EO ILP and laser training ,Glow Aesthetic Derma rolling , Solutions product training, Babor Skin and Body senior aesthetician, Holistic beauty Tahitian Back spa treatment, Dermalogica skin specialist, Eve Taylor oriental skin analysis ,

Eve Taylor Level 3 professional skin care range , St Tropez Tanning conversion, Sienna X spray tan conversion, Tooth Fairy member ,PHD waxing certificate ,Bare Escentuals  make up artist, Fake Bake conversion,

Infant massage certificate, Lava shells relaxing massage, Alessandro master class conversion , Alessandro Acrylic gel and design  technician 







Champneys  international retail therapist of the year 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.

SAKS Beauty therapist of the year finalist 2003

SCRATCH magazine Nails Educator of the year finalist 2015

Certificate of outstanding achievement foundation modern apprenticeship in customer service Hertfordshire University 

1st place Bedford college in Hair and beauty competition 2002, 2003 

1st place Nail Barn international FB  nail competition x5

2nd place Nail Barn international FB  nail competition






Vanessa Hallybone

Senior Stylist

Wayne Clarke

Manager/ Front of house/ exam invigilator

Coron Zamitto

Beauty lecturer/Exam invigilator