Meet The Team

  • Director

    Marco Leonetti

    Marco opened his first salon at the age of 18 and has continued to achieve excellence throughout his career, first with Avant Garde Salon and now with Utopia Salon.

    This year sees Marco celebrate 40 years in business. During that time his career has taken him all over ..Read More

  • Colette Leonetti

    Colette Leonetti

    I have worked with Marco for 27 years and we have been married for 25 years. Together we have built truly professional salons. I would describe myself as a dedicated team member. I love working with the girls, some of which have grown up together!

  • Style Director


  • Academy Stylist

    Amy Jennings

    Hi I’m newly qualified and done all my training with marco... onwards now to developing my own column of clients !!

  • Trainee


    One of our newbies ... about to embark on her chosen career , another generation of the Rice Family , mother Anita worked with marco also from the age of 15 !!!....

  • Style Director


  • Stylist


    Hi i have been with Utopia for over 2 years having completed my basic training with another salon... joining marco and the team has offered me the opportunity to expand my knowledge base and improve my abilities ...learning all the time !!

  • Tina Curphey
    General Manager

    Tina Curphey

    I have worked with Marco for 31 years. I started as a receptionist before becoming a charge hand and then manageress about 15 years ago.
    The most satisfying part of my role as Manageress is the satisfaction that our clients experience.
    From the moment they walk into the ..Read More

  • Caroline Cain
    Style Director

    Caroline Starkey

    Manx Born and trained on Island. Whilst working for Marco at Avantgarde - I then moved to Italy, Bologna where I carried on my hairdressing chain 'I Brunelleschi Parrucchieri' and successfully managed one of their salons.I returned to the island several years ago , married a manx ..Read More

  • Anita Rice
    Style Director

    Anita Rice

    Hi, originally trained by Marco, I have now been back working with Marco for 14 years having left to have my three children. I work part-time and love all aspects of my hairdressing but particularly bridal and up styles.

  • Style Director

    Sharlene Miller

    I have been hairdressing for more than 32 years. Having trained with Marco, I have extensive experience in all aspects of hairdressing. I am a good team player and enjoy sharing my experience and knowledge with the rest of the team. I enjoy all areas of my job, but have always fe ..Read More

  • Liz Annett
    Style Director

    Liz Annett

    I have worked for Marco for over 32 years, during which I have built up a great client base.
    I love the fact that everyone gets on really well and that the salon is so professional. I enjoy every single aspect of hairdressing!

  • Susie Bell
    Style Director

    Susie Bell

    I came to work for Marco in 1996 having trained and worked for a top salon in Northern Ireland.
    Throughout my 30 years of hairdressing I have gained a host of skills including management, Perm and colour Specialist.
    I love my job and enjoy being in a busy salon environm ..Read More

  • Adel Ellison
    Style Director

    Adel Ellison

    I have been hairdressing for over 30 years and enjoy it now as much as when I first started. During that period I also managed one of Marco's previous salons. My best attributes are my ability to work with colour — both colour corrections and fashion colours — and my ability ..Read More

  • Joanne Poultney
    Style Director

    Joanne Poultney

    During my time at Utopia I have been lucky enough to go on many courses in the Island and in the UK, all of which have given me the opportunity to meet many influential people within the profession.
    I enjoy creative colouring and cutting the most as it gives me the chance to ..Read More

  • Lisa Lyon
    Style Director

    Lisa Lyon

    I am one of the senior girls in the salon, having been hairdressing for over 32 years! One of the nicest things about the job is seeing my regular clients who have been coming to the salon for years, plus meeting new clients.
    I enjoy working with fashion colours and putting ..Read More

  • Style Director

    Sophie Brew

    Hi my name is Sophie I have returned to the Utopia Senior Styling team after 8 years of gathering valuable experiences from other top Salons on the Island for which I am thankful. I started my training with Marco and will continue to progress my skills here. I love the glamor sty ..Read More

  • Style Director

    Naomi Macarroll

    Hi my name is Naomi. I have just returned to the Utopia styling team having gathered experience from both other Douglas Salons and in Ulster, Northern Ireland of where my family originate. I have accumulated over 8 years experience in the industry enjoying all aspects of hair dre ..Read More

  • Chelsea McClatchey
    Senior Stylist

    Chelsea McClatchey

    Hi my name is Chelsea McClatchey I have worked for Marco since 2011 I started as a Saturday girl and have progressed now to a Senior Stylist. I have qualified at every level NVQ 1,2 & 3 through the IOM college and have been focusing on building my own clientele to maintain my pro ..Read More

  • Terri Beech

    Terri Beech

    Hi my name is Terri, I have now completed four years at Utopia and have now progressed to junior stylist , i am begining to build a client base and just returned from Milan which was a prize i won for our annual in salon competition .2018 has started very well as i was promoted t ..Read More

  • Angie Fabrizio
    Office Administrator

    Angie Fabrizio

    After 34 years of working for a high street bank, I took early retirement to join my brother Marco and the rest of the Utopia team in 2005.
    My position within our very progressive team is as Salon Administrator. As well as getting to use my practical skills such as bookkeepi ..Read More

  • Manager

    Michelle Turner

    Hi My name is chelle and although I'm part of the reception team my brief is more of a P.A. to marco !!
    I deal with social media and the technical side of messaging / organising our online booking system .I love organising the salon retail displays ..... I fill the working ..Read More

  • Trainee

    McKenzie Kneale

    Currently trainee for Utopia.

  • Academy Stylist


    Hi my name is Adel .... delly to the team , i am the newest recruit to the team and at the base of the pyramid !!.... September i start my day releases college course so just using the summer months to get up to speed with my new arena .... love love it !!... now starting my 3rd ..Read More

  • Stylist


    Hi My name is Robert and I’m based at Walpole ave salon , I love all aspects of hairdressing especially colouring / Balyayage/ root melts .... also passionate with my tape in extension work .... hungry to learn and evolve !!

  • Neisha Ellison
    Senior Stylist

    Neisha Ellison

    I enjoy being part of the Utopia team which has been a great challenge for me since I qualified here. Building a client base has been my main focus over the years and my mother Adel has been a massive help and inspiration to me. I look forward to my future progression.I’m now b ..Read More

  • Director

    Giulio Fabrizio

    I’ve been working at Utopia since I left school. Marco is my uncle and as a member of the family I am acutely aware of the demands on him as team leader!
    I have progressed with the salon and now actually manage our Walpole Avenue Salon in town centre which is something I' ..Read More

  • Charlotte
    Style Director

    Charlotte Cain

    Having just returned from almost 2 years of travelling around South east Asia I am eager to catch up with old clients and meet the new. I look forward to putting my skills back to good use with the Utopia Walpole Avenue team.

  • Senior Stylist

    Natalie Ward

    I started working in Utopia in May 2010 as a Saturday girl, and went to college full-time. I have now completed my 4 years and I am part of the Utopia design team. I love the photoshoots and bridal hair, but very aware of the importance of my salon client base. I love every aspec ..Read More

  • Heather
    Make Up Artist

    Heather Maddrell

    I am Purite’s Make up Gallery's lead Make-up Artist also covering Reception. I offer all types of day, party, weddings, prom make ups and love to host make up lessons for ladies that need a few tips.

  • Make Up Artist

    Courtney Brew

    Courtney is a Trainee at Utopia Hair Salon and also a very talented make up artist based at Castlemona salon

  • Make Up Artist

    Sophie Beattie

    Sophie is a Make Up Artist based at our Purite Make Up Gallery at Castlemona.