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."


kerry (director / cutting, styling and colouring)

Kerry is an extremely experienced hairdresser with a vast knowledge in all aspects of cutting, styling and colouring. With 30 years of experience in the industry her career has seen her hold senior management and consultancy roles for the "Toni & Guy" and "Headmasters" groups, working extensively in Mayfair and Chelsea. She is an accomplished colourist with 2 separate colour specialist degrees to her name.

"It's really important to me that my clients feel relaxed and leave the salon looking and feeling great. I'm thrilled to be working with such a great team who are all equally as passionate about their work as i am."


Amy (senior stylist/colourist)

Amy is currently on maternity leave and we look forward to welcoming her back sometime in 2018.

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"


james (senior colourist)

James became Leighs' assisstant in 2010 and under his guidance has developed as an accomplished and confident colourist with his own ideas and a dedicated clientele. As Leighs' right-hand-man, James continues to impress with his creativity and passion.

"I've been in the industry for a few years now and i can honestly say that there is nothing i would rather be doing. Interacting with different people and personalities every day has really helped me grow as a person and has given me a real confidence.

Soon after starting, I became interested in colouring and under Leighs' guidance i have developed a real assurance in my abilities as a colourist.

I feel that I have come a long way during my time at the salon and i'm enjoying learning new skills every day. It's great to be a part of such a talented 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 (stylist)

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. Having Kerry as my mentor has been a fantastic experience and my work has progressed so much under her 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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