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                                                                                                                                                                 FIRS T W ORD

                                                                                                                                                                            Welcome to my first ever ‘first word’.

                                                                                                                                                                            I have been a member of the Fellowship for 25 years, so it’s an
                                                                                                                                                                            absolute pleasure and privilege to be your President. My goal is
                                                                                                                                                                            to serve with creativity and imagination; something which is just
                                                                                                                                                                            as important for me as tradition and knowledge.
                                                                                                                                                                            The Fellowship has always been about celebrating creativity, and
                                                                                                                                                                            it is my aim to cement ourselves as the most creative hairdressing
                                                                                                                                                                            organisation globally; we certainly have the members to do it.
                                                                                                                                                                            Our projects and events are also perfectly positioned to do this
                                                                                                                                                                            and it’s no surprise that our initiatives have been looked upon and
                                                                                                                                                                            emulated across the world. With that in mind, we must continue to
                                                                                                                                                                            evolve and lead – and I have plenty of ideas to help us do just that.
                                                                                                                                                                            We have a wonderful new council in place, and I’m delighted to
                                                                                                                                                                            welcome Robert Eaton as the new Vice President. I have some great
                                                                                                                                                                            ideas to put into practice and I’m excited to get going on this journey
                                                                                                                                                                            for the next two years, working alongside our sponsors and members.
                                                                                                                                                              Ken Picton,   In this rapidly-changing world, I truly believe that we as an
                                                                                                                                                               President    organisation have the perfect opportunity to shape the future of
                                                                                                                                                                            our wonderful industry – and that we have a social responsibility
                                                                                                                                                                            to make sure we do exactly that. The future belongs to those who
                                                                                                                                                                            prepare for it today, and that’s precisely what I’m planning to do
                                                                                                                                                                            with the Fellowship.

                                                                                                                                                                            We know we have to be current and creative, but we have to do it
                                                                                                                                                                            with diversity and inclusion to all. I believe we showed this last month
                                                                                                                                                                            with our statement around the venue for our Luncheon and Awards,
                                                                                                                                                                            with regards to our show of solidarity to the human race. We showed
                               EDUCATION                                                                                                                                    make a difference.
                                                                                                                                                                            that we as hairdressers have a voice, and we’re willing to use it to

                                                                                                                                                                            So thank you for trusting in me to become your President. I hope
                                                                                                                                                                            I can use this lovely Welsh voice to help shape the Fellowship and
                    IN THE PALM OF                                                                                                                                          our industry. Let’s be the voice of hairdressing and shape our
                                                                                                                                                                            future together.

                                                                                                                                                                            Thank you,
               YOUR HAND 24/7                                                                                                                                               Ken

                                                                                                                                                  Image of the year competition
                               L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL’S NEW EDUCATION                                                                              We love seeing the work you tag us in on social media – which is why, this year, we are launching our Image

                           PLATFORM WILL REVOLUTIONISE HOW YOU LEARN.                                                                             of the Year competition earlier than ever. Now, every image that tags in the Fellowship will be considered for
                                                                                                                                                  entry – so tag @fellowshiphair in all of your shots to enter your images! Remember, they don’t have to be
                    MEET ACCESS - AND TAKE YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL                                                                          professional shots; BTS pictures, clients and event photos are all great too.

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