Meet the Experts 

 

Management Team

 

Caroline Howe

Caroline Howe

Director of Finance & Quality

Caroline first qualified as a Hairdresser and Beauty Therapist over 38 years ago. She worked in salons all over the world including Bermuda, the USA, Dubai, Malaysia and Thailand as well as owning her own salon in Hampstead, London. She spent 25 years in the educational and teaching sector. She set up HB Training Wales Ltd 11 years ago with her business partner Jackie Bugler. At HB Training she oversees quality assurance, finance, and the apprenticeship profile.

Email: caroline@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597 

Jackie Bugler

Jackie Bugler

Director of HR & Operations

Jackie first qualified as a hairdresser over 35 years ago through an apprenticeship scheme. She worked in Todaros for 5 years and ran her own business for 20 years.

She spent 11 years in teaching in the FE sector and set up HB Training Wales with her business partner Caroline Howe. At HB Training she oversees the operations, quality assurance and human resources.

Email: jackie@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597

Rebecca Bown

Rebecca Bown

Director of Enterprise & Professional Services

Rebecca has been in the industry more than 17 years, she has several years experience managing within the industry and strives on helping business’s grow and develop.
She joined the HB Team in 2014 and manages the private training courses and business growth, she also manages the beauty and nails team and mentors new staff.

Email: rebecca@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597

Beauty & Nails Experts

Anna Price

Anna Price

Training Consultant

Expert in – advanced beauty and complementary therapies.

Anna has worked in the industry for over 20 years, working in beauty salons and setting up and managing a clinic for 2 doctors. Anna joined the HB team in 2017 and specialises in complementary and advanced beauty courses. Anna is passionate about the industry and enjoys learning new skills and staying on trend with the industry developments.

Email: anna@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597

Casey Thomas

Casey Thomas

Training Consultant

Expert in – Nail Services

Casey has been in the industry for many years and has worked in salons and spa’s and also runs her own successful business from home as a nail technician. Casey joined the HB team in 2018 and delivers nail technology courses to both nail beginners and experienced nail technicians.

Casey enjoys staying up to date with the latest nail technologies and techniques.

Email: caseyhbtraining@gmail.com
Tel: 01437 765597

Kara Cook

Kara Cook

Training Consultant

Expert In – Beauty therapy

Kara has been in the industry for over 7 years, during this time she has worked with Clarins in the West Midlands winning gold salon 2015. Kara teaches our NVQ level 2 beauty for apprentices and specialises in brows and lashes and loves attending training courses to expand on her skills to ensure she is staying up to date with the latest beauty services.

Email: kara@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597

Charlotte Mitchell - Johns

Charlotte Mitchell - Johns

Training Consultant

Expert in – Brows & Lashes.

Charlotte has worked in the hair and beauty industry for over 15 years and has run her own successful hair and beauty salon for over 7 years. Charlotte specialises in brows and lashes and enjoys offering the newest trends for her clients. Charlotte also specialises in hair extensions. She joined the team this year and is working towards her teaching and assessing qualifications.

Email: charlottehbtraining@gmail.com
Tel: 01437 765597

Nina Conant

Nina Conant

Training Consultant

Expert in – Beauty & Massage 

Nina joined the HB team this year and is working towards her assessing and teaching qualifications. She specialises in massage and beauty level 3 and will soon be teaching our level 3 beauty apprentices. Nina loves offering massage treatments to her clients and encouraging well being and self care. Nina has worked in the beauty industry for over 7 years.

Email: ninahbtraining@gmail.com
Tel: 01437 765597

Sue Mcleod

Sue Mcleod

Training Consultant

Expert In – Holistic therapies 

Sue has worked in the industry for more than 20 years and recently joined the HB team to become a teacher and pass on her skills and expertise. Sue has trained with holistic icon Helen Mcguiness and currently works in a spa locally. Sue’s favourite treatment to do is reflexology. 

Email: suehbtraining@gmail.com
Tel: 01437 765597

Sally Sanderson

Sally Sanderson

Training Consultant

Expert in – Nail Services & Nail Art.

Sally has been in the industry for over 8 years and runs her own successful nail and beauty salon. Sally enjoys helping customers express themselves through nail art designs. Sally specialises in character painting and creates nail art master pieces on even the smallest of nails. Sally has entered and won many nail art competitions over the years. Sally has recently joined the HB team to pass her skills onto other nail technicians. 

Email: sallyhbtraining@gmail.com
Tel: 01437 765597

Elizabeth Pounder

Elizabeth Pounder

Office Administrator

Lizzie has worked in our commercial salon Studio 8 for a couple of years and is qualified in both nail and beauty services and specialises in brow, lashes and acrylic nails. She joined the HB Training team this month to assist with office admin and organising private training courses. Lizzie is able to offer expert advice and recommend courses to suit learners individual needs.

Email: elizabeth@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597

Hair & Barbering Experts

Sara Price

Sara Price

Training Consultant

Sara joined us in 2014 and has extensive experience in hairdressing and barbering. She has been in the training industry for more than 23 years.

Email: sara@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597 ext 1

Kelly McHarries

Kelly McHarries

Training Consultant

Kelly joined us in 2012 and has extensive experience in hairdressing, working in the industry for more than 15 years, she has a real passion for education and encourages her learners to go that extra mile.

Email: kelly@hbtraining.org
Tel: 01437 765597 ext 2

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