Meet The Team

  • Hair Extensions specialist

    Izzie Cooper

    Izzie brings a wealth of experience in nano / micro / tape and celebrity weave extensions

  • 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

  • Stylist


  • Style Director


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Salon Owner

    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 enjoy all aspects of my job and it gives me great satisfaction to know that the work I do is appreciated by all my cl ..Read More