Meet The Team
Ashley Gilby – Owner
Ashley Gilby has over 16 years in the Beauty Industry and 9 in Beauty Therapy teaching. She holds a Certificate in Education to Level 4, TAQA Assessors, IQA and IQAC and recently completed a BA Honours Degree in Education Studies. Ashley prides herself on quality and gives 110% to her students. Support is ongoing and Ashley provides further advice and guidance to her learners when they leave the academy.
Holly Atkar – Instructor
Holly Atkar has over 18 years of experience in the Beauty Industry and has been an Educator in the academy since March 2019. Holly is now coming to the end of her L3 Award in Education and training and will be a fully qualified Tutor in the coming weeks. Holly has an impressive CPD portfolio including Semi-permanent lashes, Lash lift and Dermaplaning. She is also a Master HD Brow Stylist and a specialist in Hand, Nail and Foot treatments including Gel and Acrylic Nail Extensions. Holly’s specialist teaching area is Nail Services and she will soon be taking the lead on our Nail Training in the academy.
Cara Gibson – Instructor
Cara Gibson has over 16 years of experience in the Beauty Industry and 10 years in Beauty Therapy teaching and assessing. She holds a Level 4 Certificate in Education, TAQA Assessors Award and TAQA IQA. Cara has worked with some of the industry’s biggest brands and has also developed a substantial portfolio of CPD including Brow lamination, Brow Lamination Masters and LVL Lash lift. Cara has recently taken the lead in our Brow lamination and Lash Lift training, however she does teach and quality assure a full suite of qualifications in other establishments.