Katy Knight, Team Director

Katy Knight

How long have you been in hairdressing?
I have been hairdressing for 5years

Why did you choose to be a hairdresser?
I choose to be hairdresser because I am friendly, bubbly, hardworking, creative, and passionate and like meeting new people. And what better career to have than being a hairdresser as I get to use all these quality’s everyday.

What do you like most about being a hairdresser?
The thing I like most about hairdressing is making my clients feel good about themselves, as it makes me feel happy to know that I have made them feel like that. I am very passionate about my work and love being creative when I can; I also love learning new things as I love using new ideas in the salon.

What do you specialise in, i.e., colour, hair-up?
I specialise in hair ups in the salon but I enjoy doing everything. I love doing hair ups especially for weddings as it is very satisfying knowing that they have choose you for the most important day of there lives and the responsibility of doing there hair makes you feel privileged and important.

What do you like about working for Zappas?
The things I like most about working for zappas are – I love the atmosphere and the buzz in the salon. I have worked for zappas for 5 years and look forward to the rest of my future with the team.

What/who motivates you?
The things that motivate me most are achieving my targets and personal goals, as this allows me to achieve higher levels and qualifications in my work. I also feel motivated after I have been on a course as I really enjoy trying out new ideas.

What/who influences you?
The people who influence me are the people that I work with. Also Steve influences me to becoming more successful as I can see what he has achieved in his career.

What courses and qualifications in hairdressing have you achieved?
hairdressing have you achieved?
In my hairdressing career I have qualifications in NVQ level 1, 2 and 3, key skills, colour courses; I have had 2 promotions and customer service.