Leigh (technical director)

Leigh has been a colour specialist for over 30 years. Renowned within the industry for his thorough knowledge, creativity and attention to detail Leigh remains passionate about his work and is always looking for new ways to inspire. He is always available in the salon to offer advice and inspiration. To find out more about Leigh please read his interview with Karen Millen.

"I wanted to create something new, something different from other salons. An independent salon with no restrictions, full of highly talented individuals and encourage them to develop their own unique personalities and express themselves through their work. I believe that together, we have achieved this."


Karen (business director)

Karen is Leigh's business partner. They founded the salon together in 2002 and she remains as a managing director. Karen and Leigh share the same values and beliefs in the way they approach the salon and have built up a great understanding together. For any marketing, press or advertising queries, Karen can be contacted on

Fiona (senior stylist)

Fiona has been with Leigh from the beginning and is one of the founding members of the team and also worked with him for 7 years prior to the salon opening. During this time she has also worked internationally. She has 22 years of experience in the industry and a very loyal clientele. Her high level of training is clearly reflected in her work, yet she remains passionate about learning new skills and challenging herself.

"I have worked with Leigh for 22 years now, the last 15 years as part of the team at Leigh Roberts. As a founding member of the team, i've found it amazing watching the salon grow from the first day to where we are now with such an incredible team. During my time here i've developed my skills and pushed myself creatively. I've built great relationships with my loyal clients and have a fantastic rapport with the rest of the team."



gary (Style/colour director)

Gary is an extremely experienced stylist and colourist with over 30 years in the industry at the highest level. He has travelled the world demonstrating his skill and technical ability on stage in New York, Barcelona and Las Vegas to audiences of thousands and has been placed as a finalist in the British Hairdressing Awards three consecutive times.

In addition to his salon work, Gary has worked as a session stylist throughout his career and his work has been displayed in fashion magazines including Grazia, Tatler and Marie Claire to name a few.

Gary is also extremely accomplished in bridal and wedding hair. He was guest speaker at the National Wedding Show UK alongside Caryn Franklyn and was Artistic Director for the National Wedding Fashion Show.

As an innovator, Gary draws his inspiration from iconic fashion designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Alexander Mcqueen.

"As they use the finest fabrics and cut the material to fit the body imaginatively and elegantly, so I cut and colour the hair to create unique, personal styles."

Amy (senior stylist/colourist)

Amy is currently on maternity leave and we look forward to welcoming her back sometime in 2019.

Amy joined us in 2006. She is a very experienced stylist/colourist and a perfectionist whose attention to detail is second to none. Leigh is a huge admirer of her work and really respects her professional work ethic. During her time with us Amy has built a very loyal clientele.

"I have worked with Leigh for over 10 years now and during this time i've formed some close relationships with my clients and the rest of the team. I really enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and feel lucky to be part of such a friendly but professional salon. All of the team have their own individual style but work really well together as part of a team"




Jane (senior stylist)

Jane and Leigh have been good friends for over 30 years and have previously worked together. Jane trained and worked in London for many years before coming to Tunbridge Wells and more recently renewed her working relationship with Leigh and the team at the salon. A true "fashionista" she always looks nothing short of immaculate!


Charlotte (SENIOR stylist/COLOURIST)

Charlotte has been part of the Leigh Roberts team since 2013 and through her hard work and determination has become a key member of our team. She demonstrates a confidence in her work and is always looking for new ways to push herself to the next level. She is held in high regard by all of our team and clients alike and is gaining herself a reputation as something of a blow-dry specialist.

"I've been lucky to be given the opportunity to work as part of such a great team. Being mentored by the rest of the team has been a fantastic experience and my work has progressed so much under their guidance. I'm always eager to learn more and i'm glad to be working in such an inspiring environment."


Rosie (senior Stylist/colourist)

Rosie joined the team in 2014 and has established herself as a very confident stylist/colourist. She has huge ability in all aspects of cutting and styling and never fails to impress Leigh with her colour work.


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