Bianca has been with Portfolio Hair since the beginning of her apprenticeship in 2009.
Here she continued to grow as a hairdresser until she moved into the role as Salon Coordinator. She loves that she can still be part of this industry and help the Portfolio stylists look after all of our loyal guests needs.
Her current favourite Netflix’s TV Show is The Sinner and when she’s not working, she enjoys going to the beach, travelling and catching up with friends over coffee.
My key strengths are a smooth blowdry and creating gorgeous curls.
I’m in my first year of my apprenticeship at Portfolio Hair and enjoying learning so much, with all the training provided.
I love spending my spare time shopping with my friends and going out for dinner with my family.
My key strengths in hairdressing I feel would be giving the most relaxing head massages as well as giving a smooth blowdry.
I have been hairdressing since November 2020, starting my first year as an apprentice at Portfolio Hair and although it is a short time, I have already gained so much great experience and can’t wait for what my future holds in this industry.
My fav show on Netflix is Prison Break and in my spare time I like to hang out with family and friends.
I’ve been in the industry for over 25 years and am highly skilled in all aspects of hair. I am dedicated to continue to be educated on current trends and to introduce these to our guests.
I love to give a full experience when guests are in the chair in front of me.
When I’m not at the salon I enjoy travelling, surfing, sailing and in my downtime, love a good Netflix series.
Elissa is a hair nerd, wife, mum and friend. She started in the industry around 16 years ago and has been at Portfolio Hair for six years!
She loves to connecting with our guests and doing amazing hair. Her strengths are in colouring and she completed the Wella Master Colour Program last year which has allowed her an extensive knowledge on all things colour! Colour is her passion and providing a long lasting stylist/client relationship.
Spare time?? Good joke!! Between work life and mumlife it leaves her little time for much else, but racing home to be around her family and friends.
Sophie has been hairdressing for 7 1/2 years, and her hair has been varying shades of purple for 5 of those years.
She never knew she wanted to be a hairdresser until she was in a salon trialling for an apprenticeship. She has been with Portfolio Hair since February 2020.
Her key strengths are a mixture of blondes, leaning towards balayage, where she can create light and depth, texture and contrast. It is a style of colour that is very personal and contemporary.
When she’s not in the Salon, she enjoys sketching with pencil and mixed media, and playing Nintendo switch games.
Katie is Portfolio Hair’s newest member! She is a first year apprentice and started at Portfolio Hair in September 2020.
Her hairdressing strength is giving a soothing head massage that you could fall asleep to.
She is obsessed with Greys Anatomy and spend most of her time either at the pub, playing Sims, watching Netflix or hanging out with her Kelpie!
Matilda is a junior stylist at Portfolio Hair. She loves anything colour and lived in blondes are her all time favourite styles to achieve.
She has worked with Portfolio hair for 4 months and has been in the industry for 4.5 years!
When she’s not in the Salon she is watching Twilight on repeat. She is crazy about her puppy and spends all of her spare time with her!
Yuka grew up Japan and came to Australia 4 ½ year ago. She loves her job and has been working at Portfolio Hair for 1 ½ years now although she has been a hair stylist for over 10 years.
Her strengths are in both men and womens cutting and she loves creating balayages.
When she’s not in the salon, she loves to find a nice café or restaurant and watch Netflix and YouTube.
Ashlee has been hairdressing for over 14 years and has been with Portfolio Hair for over 2 ½ years.
Her strengths are mens cutting, upstyling and balayage.
She loves watching Stranger Things, Hannibal TV Show and 90 Day Fiancé and love spending time with friends, family and her fiancé. She’s a bit of a foodie, so she loves checking out new restaurants. Sha also loves shopping and shoes and anything with glitter on it!
Meet Alfie, our executive stylist at Portfolio Hair. He’s a gamer and love video games!
He has been doing hair for 10+ years and his strengths are short hairstyles and balayage! He has a love for fashion colours that are vibrant and fun.
In his down time he loves to watch shows like Black Mirror and documentaries.
Reyna started hairdressing at the age of 18 with Portfolio Hair and was fortunate enough to be mentored by founder Gino Fossano for 14 years.
Styling and Hair Extensions are her key strengths, although she does enjoy being able to perform all services on our guests, so she can see the beginning to end process.
Nicole’s key strengths are balayage and styling and loves creating a lived in colour that is timeless and low maintenance.
She is originally from Canada and has a degree in accounting. She has been hairdressing for 2 years and has been with Portfolio Hair ever since.
She enjoys being active and going for nice dinners with family and friends.
Working at Portfolio Hair for the past two years has been an amazing experience that has allowed Olivia the drive to achieve optimal results in her career. Being her 6th year of hairdressing, she noticed a significant amount of growth in her work.
Balayage and foiling would be some of her greatest strengths in the salon as she love getting creative with colour and specialising in blondes!
Outside of work she enjoys socialising with friends, family and also staying active. Her current favourite Netflix series is Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Jemma has been working in the hairdressing industry for the past 15 years since taking on an apprenticeship just to “give it a try”. It very quickly turned into the best move she ever made. She has travelled the world working in the hair industry across Europe and on a Cruise Liner.
She has a passion for all hair colouring from a simplistic colour gloss to bold beautiful blondes. She has been a hair colouring educator for Wella and L’Oreal and has many hot tips to get the best results and maintain hair quality at home.
Her current favourite Netflix’s TV Show is Rupauls Drag Race as she loves the outlandish creativity and big hair!
Claudia has been in the hair & beauty industry for nearly 13 years and has worked with Portfolio Hair for 4 years now.
She love all aspects of hair but truly excels in upstyling and colouring.
When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and loves going to the beach.
Stefano has been hairdressing for over 13 years and has worked with Portfolio Hair for over 5 years.
His current favourite Netflix’s TV Show is House Of Cards and when he’s not working he loves to go out on his motorcycle and explore new places.
After the passing of founder Gino Fossano, Leanne continues to carry on her husband’s legacy at Portfolio Hair, Mona Vale.
Leanne is enjoying growing with her team and continues to give the ultimate service to our loyal guests at Portfolio Hair.