Meet the Team


Michele Scacchia, Liz Maher, Anne Taylor

The combined practical industry experience of Taylorweir International School of Hairdressing’s team of directors as educators and salon owners contribute to this progressive learning environment.

The director’s vision is to ensure that the training offers the essential skills to build a solid foundation on which to grow a rewarding and prosperous career in the competitive world of hairdressing. Anne, Liz and Michele pride themselves on not being a conservative Registered Training Organisation (RTO) but a collective team with heightened industry awareness, an eye for trends and an understanding of the value of community engagement, all of which informs their course structures.

Cert III Trainer and Assessor
Sarah Keeling

With 12 years of hairdressing experience in Australia, London, USA and Brazil, Sarah brings her knowledge, energy and enthusiasm to her students. 

Student Support Specialist
Karen Williams

Karen is our student and trainer support specialist. Karen comes to Taylorweir with 35 years of hairdressing experience, of which 21 years as an active educator and session stylist. Karen’s outgoing personality and ability to pass on knowledge has quickly made Karen a favourite of our students. Karen was a state finalist in the 2017 L’Oreal Colour Awards and maintains her currency through continuous session and photographic projects.

Trainer and Assessor
Filomena Marcos

Fil brings 41 years of hairdressing experience of which 16 years was as a successful salon owner. Fil delivers Certificate III in Hairdressing and Diploma of Salon Management. She keeps herself current by working part time in a salon

Trainer and Assessor
Angelina Vasic

Angelina is a qualified hairdresser of 32 years and barber for the past 8 years. Angelina combines training at Taylorweir with working in an upmarket men’s only salon. Her knowledge of men’s grooming needs and the accompanying skill sets makes her a valuable source of information and member of the Taylorweir team. Angelina trains Certificate III in Barbering and Certificate III in Hairdressing.

Trainer and Assessor
Angie Rogers

Angie hails from South Africa with 30 years of hairdressing experience, of which 7 has been in training apprentices. Angie loves watching her students evolve and enjoys following the careers of students of whom she has taught. Angie combines training at Taylorweir with working in her own salon.

Trainer and Assessor
Vanessa Stanford

Vanessa is our Certificate II in Salon Assistant and Certificate III in hairdressing trainer and assessor. Vanessa brings to Taylorweir a wealth of knowledge from her 27 years of hairdressing experience and 5 years as the Community Liaison Officer for the Department of Education. Vanessa continues to work part time in a salon.