Course Leaders

Leigh Pignatelli

Leading Educator

Leigh has 20 years experience in the Hair and Beauty Industry and is a Leading Educator and Examiner.

Leigh has been in the hair and beauty industry for the past 20 years, having run a successful chain of beauty salons which led to her opening the London Beauty Academy in 2005 offering City & Guilds qualifications.  Since then Leigh has become a leader in education and most recently branched into men’s hair, teaming up with MBF Barbers, where they have also launched their own hairstyling products.

If your passion is in the hair and beauty industry, and you are looking to be taught exceptional skills and learn how to create a career in this ever-growing industry, then you will be in safe hands in these academies.  Leigh has teamed up with experts in Beauty, Barbering and Brazilian Hair and be assured you will receive the best possible training, no matter which aspect of the industry you choose.

Ioana is a Leading Educator at the London Beauty Academy.  Ioana is a professional hair and makeup artist and has been working in the industry for more than 10 years. 

She has worked in fashion, catwalk, TV (BBC) and Bridal, assisting one of the biggest names in Make-up.   She has styled many VIP’s like Lindsay Lohan , Natalie Portman, Suki Waterhouse and Eva West.

Ioana’s passion for the industry has really motivated her to share her unique industry insights and professional expertise with the students in her lessons.  Ioana’s ability to teach techniques which you would not normally learn elsewhere, is one of her most valuable assets as a leading educator.  She looks forward to welcoming you and training you on our courses.

Ioana Stefan

Leading Educator