OW International Master Trainers

Elena Pisanelli

Elena Pisanelli

TECHNICAL MANAGER OWAY
COUNTRY: ITALY

Born in Verona in 1971, Elena Pisanelli discovers early her passion for the world of beauty and in particular for hair sector.  

Currently Technical Manager of Organic Way, she begins her career as collaborator in salons and continues in Milan as Colour Technician for Schwarzkopf Professional in Henkel S.p.a. furnishing technician advisors and trainings during colour seminars. She was also a technician support to different International groups as Trevor Sorbie, Rainbow Room and Sun Rizz.

After different years she begins to work in Bologna as Manager of the Technical Centre of Beautyge Spa for Revlon Professional Products to train the Technical Team and to prepare format for hair seminars, where she participated as trainer. Sunny, positive and friendly she loves to put herself on the line and to work in Team, she has good communicative skills and for this reason among the others she coordinates a Team of 7 Freelance. Thanks to her long experience acquired in this sector, Elena has released interviews for ESTETICA Magazine about coloration themes.

Aurélie Meyssirel

Aurélie Meyssirel

COUNTRY: FRANCE

Born in South France in 1981and raised among a hairdresser family, Aurélie soon discovered the world of fashion and hairstyle. At 17, she began to work as hairdresser for fashion magazines for several brands, such as Pacific Motion and Longboard.

In 2002 she opened her first hair salon and continued several collaboration with photographers for magazines, brands and catwalk shows. In 2007 she joined the Redkenteam as a trainer. This gave her the opportunity to partecipate in stunning trainee courses with Sam Villa and Kris Sorbie.

Recently she has created a new concept of hair salon dedicated to the Oway universe and from 2018 she representsthe brand in France and in the world as Oway International Master trainer. 

Claudio Mazzelli

Claudio Mazzelli

COUNTRY: ITALY

Claudio was born in Rome in 1978 and was able to approach the profession of hairdressing in 1998, attending the Academy for hairdressers IAL in Rome and graduated with honors.

From 2000 to 2004 the first full-time employment, where with the team he gained experience in the fashion industry as a hairdresser. From 2004 to 2010 he attended the Demeral Training Center of Vicenza.

In 2012, after a careful research, he created the ZZAC! Brand which tries to grow with passion every day.

In 2016 he has the opportunity with Oway to be able to undertake a path from trainer, an experience in which he discovered a different side of his job that arouse him day after day. From 2017 he becomes Oway International Master Trainer.

Emiliano Pontani

Emiliano Pontani

COUNTRY: ITALY

Emiliano Pontani has been a hairdresser for 25 years. Jovial character, determination, professionalism and reliability are the main character qualities.

The profession began in 1993 in Rome. Thanks to seriousness and commitment, he has a rapid professional growth, until becoming a salon owner in 2006. He constantly trains with international stylists and academies.

In the early 2000s he work as a stylist with the company TIGI. A deep knowledge of technical field led him to become Country Manager for Farouk System USA in 2005.

In 2014 he met Oway, after a long and careful research. He start a new training path under the guidance of valuable professionals. Once he reached a good level of knowledge, he began to work as a coach, until he became a trainer qualified to hold courses as a manager. Now he plays the role of Oway International Master Trainer.

Diego Mognon

Diego Mognon

COUNTRY: ITALY

Diego started his professional career as a cook, then he discovered a passion for the hairdressing profession by chance. He starts in the Gandini Academy and after a few years he becomes part of the team. 

He has done many stylistic experiences in Italy and abroad and also attends a make-up course, training that allows him to work in the entertainment world.

In 2017 he launches the brand Mognon Parrucchieri and creates a salon specialized in putting customers in a position to wear a style that expresses their uniqueness. 

Then he chose the Oway brand because it reflected his values and his ethics, starting different training path. In 2017 he becomes Oway International Master Trainer.

Francesc Sànchez Egea

Francesc Sànchez Egea

COUNTRY: SPAIN

Francesc Sànchez Egea is from Catalunia, near Barcelona. In addition to specific training to become a hairdresser, Francesc attends courses in economics, administration and sales, to be a step ahead of his colleagues.
In 1998 he became a product technician for Helene Curtis and from there he began his career as a trainer. It does it for several companies in the sector, Spanish and international too: Alfaparf, Lakme, Kanebo, Paul Mitchell and Davines. In 2017 he met Oway and, thanks to his qualities and his large experience, he soon became supervisor for the Oway training in Catalunia and Tenerife and Oway International Master Trainer.
Gitte Damgaard

Gitte Damgaard

COUNTRY: DENMARK

Gitte has been a Hairdresser for more that 25 years. She has two salons in Denmark and she has been working with haircolor without ammonia for the last 20 years.

She has taking courses at Tony and Guy, Westrow Academy and many more.

In 2015 Gitte fell in love with Oway and has been working with Oway since.  

From 2015 she began to teach in Denmark as Local Trainer and in 2018 she became an Oway International Master Trainer.

 

Jurgita Bulotiene

Jurgita Bulotiene

COUNTRY: LITHUANIA

Jurgita in 2004 finished hairdressing school and started career as a hairdresser. All the life she is looking forward how to improve her knowledge in hairdressing/cutting technologies. She is always interested in different coloring technologies.

2011 – Power Point Haidressing Technical Courses / 2013 – Matrix coloristic curses /2015 – Bogomolov image school in Ryga.

Every year she was participating in different cutting, coloring courses. As longer she was working as hairdresser more and more attention she has dedicated for products with witch she works.

In 2015 she started working with OWAY products. After few month of working with the products she became trainer for OWAY.

Linda Hauge

Linda Hauge

COUNTRY: NORWAY

Linda has worked as a hairdresser at Auster Academy in Oslo for more than 20 year's, 12 year's as a manager.

She has worked as a consultant towards several companies doing shows, theoretical and practical curses.

She has worked as a consultant for Icon Hairspa for 18 years and for Oway for 10 years. In 2018 she becomes Oway International Master Trainer.

Matteo Cateni

Matteo Cateni

COUNTRY: ITALY

He began his professional career in 2004 in Livorno and then he perfected himself in hairdressing sector during an experience in London between 2006 and 2010 where, in addition to working in the salons as Senior Stylist, he led together with the owner of the salon Cutting and Color Training Seminars lasting 2 days for Rover Hair. In these courses Matteo was mainly involved in teaching the theory and techniques of color world.

In 2010 he returned in Italy in Florence for a new project to be the "Antica Tintoria” Salon Manager, of which he would become the owner 6 years later.

In 2013 he met the fantastic world of Oway and in 2017 his Salon is chosen among the best 50 Oway Salons in the world. Also in 2017, together with its partners, he opens the second salon in Florence and begins he path of Local Trainer Oway. From 2018 he becomes Oway International Master Trainer.

Sebastian Nolan

Sebastian Nolan

COUNTRY: POLAND

Sebastian comes from Poland and he is a Nolan Hair Oway owner. 

He is an hairdresser from 20 years and since 10 years works as a trainer with a lot of global brands.  

Sebastian takes part in competitions, where he often takes his place on the podium. In 2018 he become a finalist of the television program "Master Cut in Poland". He willingly participates in programs on similiar topics. Nolan Hair salon cooperates with a wide range of designers at fashion shows. Also, Sebastian cooperates with "Miss Polonia" and takes a place in the jury. Sebastian's passions are fashion and hairdressing shows - often it inspires him to new hairstyles. In hairdressing his greatest love are coloring and creating new trends.  

Sebastian has been cooperating with the Oway brand since 2018 and he is the Artistic Director of the Oway Brand in Poland.

Since 2018 he's an international OW trainer.

Svetlana Kukenska

Svetlana Kukenska

COUNTRY: BULGARY

Svetlana Kukenska is the owner of the first Green Salon OW in Varna, Bulgaria. It was twenty years ago when she decided to take his passion and hobby to a different level and obtained his license as an hairstylist and a cosmetologist. Twelve years ago she opened his own salon, Bellessa, and after a lengthy research she decided to incorporate the Rolland brand and Oway products into his business. 

She has been lucky to attend Rolland academy and develop his craft as a hairstylist with the help of many talented Rolland teachers and professionals. In 2013 she has participated and placed as a finalist at the Eco-talents competition.

Since 2017 she is an Oway International Master Trainer.

Valerie Guthknecht

Valerie Guthknecht

COUNTRY: BELGIUM

Born in Paris, with a family background from both Belgium and Germany, Valerie grew up within a French culture before beginning a life of travel, which took her throughout Europe, Africa, the United States, Australia and finally back to Belgium.

Valerie loves any opportunity to personalize a style and colour palette for each individual guest who enters her world. Her passion for colour is as strong today as it was when she first began. She will listen to you and support you through a change of style and colour with a sympathetic appreciation for every individual’s needs. Her gentle and kind nature will seduce you and take you to another world.

Valerie has travelled, experienced and researched the hairdressing world for over twenty-five years. Feeling there was a gap, she aimed to tap into it. And so, a MindStyle salon called Inti was envisioned and opened its doors. A unique approach, revealing the concept of a Head.Spa salon in attend to the wellness of your senses, personalised hair colour and hair style in a soulful environment. In that mind- and heart-set, Valerie found Oway, who supports and cares, for all the above. Therefore, it was an immediate connection

Her concept reflected genuinely Oway’s, and so with a vision of raising the hairdressing industry, by inspiring, educating, sharing passion and creations; she started to train and educate hair salons with Oway.

Yohann Peres

Yohann Peres

COUNTRY: PORTUGAL

Hailing from Paris, Yohann Peres soon began to approach the world of hairdressers with schools and masters in his hometown and around Europe. For this reason, in addition to French, which is his mother tongue, he has a perfect competence of English, Portuguese and some skill of Spanish.

He currently lives in Lisbon, where he is the owner of SoWhat - Organic Hair concept Oway salon.

In his career, as in addition to manager, creative director and top Hairstyle of several salons in Portugal and in the world, he was L'Oreal Professionel Ambassador & Trainer and All Star American Crew Ambassador in Portugal.

After having known and appreciated the Oway world and chosen his philosophy, in 2017 he officially became Oway International Master Trainer.