Meet our team
From the moment you step through our door, our team of experts are there to make sure you enjoy your Inanch London experience & leave with beautiful hair & nails.
Get to know them here…
Salon & Creative Director
Inanch Emir, multi-award winning Artistic Director of Inanch London has been an influential hair stylist for over 20 years and has made her mark in the British hairdressing industry in the specialised field of hair extensions. World-renowned for her expertise and amazing application techniques with hair extensions, Inanch has worked with and represented the world’s leading hair extension brands amongst attracting a global clientele ranging from A-list celebrities, top fashion/beauty editors including Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire to general clients from all walks of life.
Her prestigious salon on London’s Great Portland Street has now become a destination point and centre of excellence for hair extension applications. In 2015, Inanch made hairdressing history by winning the coveted title of Best Extensionist at the Hair Awards for 3 consecutive years and is the first British hairdresser to enter the Hall of Fame for this specific category.
Since then her salon and her team have continued in her award winning footsteps to scoop more titles.
Amongst her UK commitments, Inanch also regularly travels around the world for her international clients as well as educating fellow hair extensionists with her application techniques for the Gold Class brand.
Head Stylist / Colourist
Giacomo began his hairdressing career in Italy from the age of 16 and obtained his hairdressing qualifications at the Italian Classic Academy for Hairstyling.
In 1996, Giacomo came to the UK and secured a position at Franco & Co where he worked for 8 years and was involved in Alternative Hair Shows and photo shoots for Placebo and Hello magazine. He also carried out some session work in video shoots including Hear Say and Will Young’s “Relight My Fire”. Giacomo is renowned for his perfectionism in both cutting and colouring techniques which deliver amazing results.
Ivan is one of Inanch’s home-grown hairdressing talents having been fully trained by Inanch herself. With over 10 years experience in British hairdressing gained in top West End salons, Ivan has become one of the most sought after stylists in Central London. His artistic skills and passion for hairdressing coupled with his warm and friendly personality makes him a winner with clients. In addition to general hairdressing services for both ladies and gents, Ivan also specialises in hair smoothing treatments including the revolutionary Nanokeratin hair smoothing and Yuko hair straightening treatments. His smoothing treatments have received rave reviews from the likes of Women’s Health and OK! Magazine.
Vessy is one of Inanch’s own home-grown talents and a recent NVQ level 2 graduate from the Joshua Galvin Academy. A passionate Stylist & Colourist, Vessy is also renowned for her hair extension services having assisted Inanch in hair extensions for over 3 years and successfully learnt all the unique hair extension application techniques created by Inanch in the salon. Vessy now has her own regular hair extensions clientele and also specialises in bridal / hair-up styles for brides-to-be.
Our boy from Coventry and one of the rising stars of our salon, Lee’s passion for hair extensions is reflected in his flawless work and his ability to transform clients’ hair into their dream tresses. Lee has been a member of the team since 2013 and has steadily built a loyal clientele, which is down to his creative flair in hairdressing and his warm personality – once clients have had Lee, they tend to stay with Lee!
We are thrilled that Lee has won Hair Magazine’s Best Extensionist title for The Hair Awards 2017. Read the full story here.
Maja has been with Inanch London for over 2 years and has previously worked in other top Central London salons whilst gaining reputable Diplomas with L’Oreal and Schwarzkopf. Her talents in both Styling and Colour services has enabled her to build up a regular clientele in a short space of time through ongoing recommendations from highly satisfied clients. Maja also specialises in the revolutionary Brazilian Keratin treatment.
Stylist / Extensionist
One of our youngest members of the creative team and another home-grown talent trained under the supervision of Inanch. Originally started his hairdressing career in Italy at a salon in Turin. Alessandro came to London in 2010 and worked as a trainee in a London salon. Joining the Inanch team in 2012, he finished his training with Inanch and obtained his NVQ level 2 qualification at the Paul Falltricks Academy. Alessandro is extremely passionate about his work and loves to make clients feel good about themselves. He is now one of our extension specialists in taped hair extensions and is building a regular client base who adore him and his creative work.
Kayoko started her hairdressing career in Japan over 20 years ago and worked in top salons in Tokyo until she decided to move to London. Gained West End hairdressing experience in trendy Soho for over 7 years and specialised in the revolutionary Yuko Hair Straightening system (having learnt this system from its origin in Japan). Also specialises in cutting and colouring.
Our resident nail artist, Angie has been doing nails since she was 17 and originally trained at Tottenham College before working in salons in Central London. Qualified in all areas of nail artistry she works with brands such as Gelish, Opi and CND to create the perfect mani’s in the tranquility of Inanch London.
Having moved here from Portugal where she was studying hairdressing, Lauren joined the team in 2016 as Lee and Inanch’s assistant. Her Tuesdays are normally spent studying hairdressing at Joshua Galvin to attain her NVQ Level 2. She is currently working under Inanch’s wing to learn her specialist application methods for hair extensions and assist her with session work. Lauren aims to be another top extensionist here at Inanch London – so watch this space.
Joe’s background is primarily in the film industry. Following on from graduating at the University of Westminster with a B.A.(Hons) in Business Studies, Joe secured a position at Warner Bros Pictures as a Marketing Assistant and worked his way up to become Marketing Manager at Warner Bros International Theatres. With the opening of Inanch London ten years ago, Joe took on the salon’s business operations including marketing and promotions. Joe also handles the business developments including the Gold Class hair extension brand.
Jason started his career in hairdressing relatively late at the age of 28. With previous managerial experience in bars, he’s been in the industry now for over nine years and has a NVQ level 2 qualified in hairdressing, which makes him great on reception as he understands client requirements. “When the opportunity came about to work for a salon like Inanch London, well, there is no way I could resist. Even though I have had to take a step away from the floor, I could not be happier to be a part of this wonderful team and growing salon.”
Front of House
Roberta, our Receptionist, ensures the smooth running of front-of-house and client care. Being a fully trained hairdresser allows Roberta to fully understand the needs of clients when booking their appointments and to ensure that the clients receive a superior service and salon experience from the moment they enter the salon to the moment they leave. Roberta’s warm and friendly personality makes that telephone appointment booking and visit to our salon even more special and memorable.