BIO – GEOFFREY HERBERG
After nearly 30 years working in the industry as a hairdresser, salon owner, educator and session stylist, Brisbane’s Geoffrey Herberg wanted more. The multi-award winning stylist has amassed a wealth of knowledge and skills throughout his glittering career, so prompted by a passion to inspire and motivate others, Geoffrey launched his uniquely personalized brand of bespoke hairdressing training –
Geoffrey has achieved recognition as not only an Australian Hairdressing competition judge , but has also been invited to judge competitions from the Asian Hairdressing Awards as well as NAHA (North American Hairdressing Awards.
Having amassed a wealth of knowledge throughout his glittering career, Travelling all over Australia and presenting education also at International events , this year geoffrey shall be presenting Education in New Zealand, Italy and later in the year in Vietnam .Geoffrey is passionate about the development of talent and creating a sustainable industry for the future of hairdressing in Australia and is always keen to “give back” often volunteering his time at various hairdressing events.
A talented all-rounder he strives to share his knowledge and skill in the areas of cutting coloring and styling, as well as business building and communication (having run his highly acclaimed salon Chemistry for Hair for 15 years). with his warm and friendly disposition Geoffrey is most definitely a teacher, not a preacher .
In 2017 and 2016 GEOFFREYHERBERGEDUCATION was a finalist for excellence in education for the AHFA awards.
Being a finalist and winner of many hairdressing awards includingAustralian Hairdresser of the year (finalist) as well as Australian Creative Colourist of the year (winner ) and Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year. (winner ) and a multitude of IHS (International Hairstylists Society) and HBIA awards .(Hair and Beauty Industry Association)
Geoffrey has had his work published globally and is recognized globally within his roles as an ambassador for many different companies.
With his warm and friendly disposition and flexible program structure, Geoffrey is most definitely a teacher, not a preacher. His favorite philosophy?
“If you can’t explain it simply, then you don’t understand it well enough.”
BIO – BELINDA KEELEY
Co-founder of Chumba Concept Salons, Founder of Belinda Keeley Education, Multi Award Winning Hairdresser and Business Woman, Educator, Mother of three and International Athlete Belinda Keeley defines what it is to be the “Woman that has it all”. She is the leader of the Chumba family and figure head of the company. Her graceful ease in salon and on stage makes her an inspiration to a multitude of working woman who look to her as an inspiration professionally and personally.
The leading question is always “How does she do it?”. Again there’s no easy answer to that she just does and that’s how she rolls.
Belinda has as she would put it “worked her guts out’ to become not only one of Australia’s leading Colourists but a leading business leader in our industry. As a natural over-achiever she drives the Chumba team forward to reach it’s collective goal’s in a management style that is the envy of others. Her Creative energy and demand for technical excellence sets in stone the Chumba
Culture of never accepting less than the absolute best for their clientele.
Belinda is a dynamic and in demand educator with the natural ability to engage and connect to her audience whilst inspiring them in their careers.
BIO – LISA RAVECH
Lisa Ravech has over 30 years experience in the hairdressing industry as a colour technician, educator, session stylist and salon owner.
Lisa has been a successful competitor in many industry competitions as well as being a judge and Chairperson of Judges for the International Society of Hairdressers.
Having trained at Vidal Sassoon in London and the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, she brings a technical knowledge that is both varied and environmentally conscious.
Lisa views her work from the perspective of a perfectionist, whether in the salon, the judging floor or behind the photographer’s lens.
Lisa’s abilities, qualities and achievements have earned her great respect from her peers within the hairdressing industry.