Director & Founder
Neil Moodie is one of the UK’s most successful and respected hairstylists, who has been a leading figure in the fashion/beauty industry for over three decades. His work has graced the cover of over 50 Vogue magazines and he is a favourite for many leading ladies including Gemma Chan, Cara Delevingne, Nicola Coughlan, Felicity Jones and Sonam Kapoor. Neil has also been the ambassador of numerous product lines including Aveda and Bumble & Bumble plus original co-founder of Windle and Moodie. He is currently UK & I Ambassador for Pureology
Jarnelle started her journey into the creative world of hairdressing at the tender age of 14, working her way up through the ranks as a stylist and colour technician.
After 20 years she reached her goal of becoming a busy established hairdresser in Mayfair. At this point she wanted to explore all aspects of the hairdressing world so took on the task of managing the reception team at a reputable salon in Central London.
Jarnelle joined the Neil Moodie Studio team as salon manager in March 2023.
Born in the Netherlands but grew up near Reading, England, Cat has been in the hair industry since she was 15, moving to London in 2012 to immerse herself into the world of fashion shows and shoots. She has assisted on shows such as Mulberry and Edward Crutchley.
The salon is where she feels most at home and loves building lasting relationships with her clients, taking them through a whole hair journey and getting them to reach their end hair goal.
Cat enjoys all aspects of hairdressing; cutting, colouring or styling, and loves the variety it brings each day.
She enjoys travelling, cooking, running, visiting art galleries and socialising.
Eddie began hairdressing at sixteen years old in the Cotswolds, a profession he wanted to enter ever since he was a child. Since winning Apprentice of the Year at his first salon, his career has gone from strength-to-strength. He was part of the L’Oréal Colour Artist Team 2018 -2021 and has completed numerous L’Oréal colour courses. He is also the winner of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Best Western 2019 award. Eddie is a colour specialist and really enjoys taking clients through their ‘hair journey’ from colour through to the cut and styling, creating big transformations and allowing people to have their full dream hair.
Brixton was born and raised in New Zealand. Growing up by the beach, he was always fascinated by how the sea enhanced the hairs natural texture and colour. Something which has translated into Brixton’s hairdressing today.
A talented stylist and teacher of the next generation of talent, Brixton loves to create tailored effortless wash and wear looks that work with the clients natural texture. When not in the salon Brixton is often found on editorial shoots, where he has worked with the likes of Tim Walker and Burberry.
Valentina moved to London from Italy twelve years ago, where her career has seen her be part of teams for London Fashion Week, and the British Independent Awards. She also assists in editorial shoots for some of the world’s most prestigious magazines, including Vogue Italy, Dazed, Numero Berlin and Arena Homme.
Hairdressing has always been Valentina’s passion, something she inherited from her mum. She loves to celebrate natural beauty and is an expert with all hair types; but having curly hair herself has provided her with even more specialist skills in that area. She was also named one of the 22 best wedding hair and make - up artists in the UK by Harper’s Bazaar in 2022. Valentina believes that, “everyone can have amazing hair. You just need the right haircut, style and products.”
James is a renowned session artist. Not only has he styled and worked his magic on celebrity artists such as Camilla Cabello, but James can also be found working with noteworthy designers at Fashion Week and collaborating with industry experts creating fashion and editorial campaigns. He has a flair for precision cutting, which includes all types of male grooming and fashion-forward styling and specialises in beautiful and effortless finishes. James’s clients really can’t get enough of his professionalism and undeniable sense of style.
Jenn has been in the hair industry since 2005, and is currently splitting her time between London and Aberdeen, where she has her own award-winning salon called Linton & Mac. Jenn’s career has seen her work on many Fashion Week shows, often alongside Richard Phillipart, including Mulberry, Richard Malone and Regina Pyo, She is also a L’Oréal colour specialist and loves creating flawless blonde with high end finishes and enjoys working with extensions to push colour boundaries.
Jenn is currently on maternity leave.
Qualifying in 2016, Londoner Hannah specialises in creative colours. She is well-known for her unique and interesting colour placements that truly make a statement.
With a deep understanding of clients' desires and a keen eye for detail, she excels in crafting personalised looks that leave clients feeling confident and excited about their new style. She believes that every client deserves a hairstyle that truly reflects their individuality and spirit.
As a Pulp Riot Artist, Hannah showcases her talent not only in the salon but also through creating engaging content for the brand.
Creative Art Director/Colourist
Bio coming soon
Hailing from Portugal, Daniel has worked in hairdressing in the UK since 2012. Since moving to London he has worked in Central London salons and was twice a finalist in the Schwarzkopf young artistic team.
He now splits his time assisting on fashion shoots, campaigns and shows around the world as well as doing his own shoots too. When in the NM Studio Daniel creates modern, precision haircuts and loves colouring hair to complement his cuts.
He was formerly 1st assistant to Neil Moodie.
Growing up around hairdressing with both her Mother and Godmother being hairdressers, Francesca started her career in 2016.
Beginning her training in established central London salons she took a one year hiatus in 2021, but decided to re-visit her love of hair by joining the Neil Moodie Studio in July 2022.
A specialist in fine hair, although loves working with all hair types, she enjoys keeping up with the latest trends - having assisted on red carpet events and fashion shows - and loves nothing more than making clients feel confident and happy. She's also trained in the Keratin treatments we offer at the studio.
A global hair stylist, with over 25 years experience, Tim has lived and worked mainly in NYC and London. Renowned for his creativity as a freelance session hair stylist Tim has travelled the world, working extensively with prestigious photographers for luxury fashion and lifestyle brands, international magazines and advertising campaigns. He has worked with famous celebrities including Marisa Berenson, Heidi Klum and Millie Mackintosh. Tim now likes to divide his time between shoots and the salon.
Front of House
Hailing from North London, Michael is our lovely, friendly part time Front of House. He loves taking care of others and making sure all of our guests at the studio are comfortable.
He previously worked in other salons for many years as front of house and loves the salon family environment.
His passion for creativity extends to him also being a part time, freelance fashion photographer and model.
Michael has recently photographed some of our own trend led shoots.
Born in Birmingham, Beth moved to London and joined the team in Aug 2022 taking up a full time apprenticeship with the studio. Having previously worked in a salon as front of house and assistant manager she got the bug for wanting to become a hairdresser.
Bio coming soon
Every single member of the team at the Neil Moodie Studio has been carefully chosen based on their shared values with Neil, and of the salon. We are all dedicated to making the industry we love an inclusive, fair and responsible sector to work in, and to ensuring that all our customers feel welcome, included and at ease.