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Meet the Team

Paolo Cappato


As a Creative Director with over 15 years of experience in the beauty industry, I have developed a discerning eye for what truly enhances natural beauty. I began my career in Italy, working at one of the most prestigious salons on Garda Lake and collaborating with professional models and photographers in Milan. Eventually, my desire to expand my horizons brought me to London, where I now work at GA South Kensington. I take a personalized approach with each of my clients, taking the time to understand their personalities and lifestyles in order to create looks that truly reflect their unique beauty. My expertise in both color and style allows me to craft artistic transformations on every individual who sits in my chair. It is my passion to bring out the best in each and every one of my clients.

Elena Rontini


I began my career in the beauty industry 10 years ago, at the young age of 16. My journey started in a shop in Ravenna, Italy, where I was able to nurture my creativity through training and participation in shows. In 2014, I made the decision to move to London and work at a luxurious salon in Chelsea, as well as for Armani and in fashion shows in Milan and Paris. Today, I am proud to be a Creative Director as part of the GA Team. My extensive experience and passion for the industry have allowed me to hone my skills and bring out the best in my clients. Whether through cutting, coloring, or styling, I am always seeking to create looks that highlight the natural beauty and unique characteristics of each individual

Lily Todesco


Originally hailing from France, I embarked on my journey in the beauty industry a decade ago in Annecy. In 2021, I joined the esteemed GA team, armed with a wealth of experience and an unwavering passion for my craft. Over the years, I have diligently honed my skills in various aspects of hair care, including cutting, styling, and coloring. My ultimate goal is to accentuate the natural beauty of each and every one of my clients. I am dedicated to providing a personalized and enjoyable experience, always striving to deliver exceptional service that exceeds expectations. As a seasoned professional, I take great pride in my work and relish the opportunity to transform my clients' visions into reality. I am committed to fostering strong relationships built on trust, understanding, and a shared love for the art of hairstyling.

Gianmarco Rizzo


Hailing from the elegant town of Vicenza in northern Italy, I have always had a passion and love for hairdressing. It was a dream of mine to follow in the footsteps of my father and become a hairdresser from a young age. I started my career in the family business and in 2015, I made the decision to expand my horizons by moving to London. Before joining Gennaro's team, I had the opportunity to work for one of the most famous Italian brands. As a stylist, my goal is to make sure that each and every one of my clients leaves my chair with a huge smile on their face. It is my pleasure to use my skills and talent to help my clients feel confident and beautiful.

Antonio Privitera


As a senior stylist with 11 years of experience, I have built a successful career in the beauty industry. My journey began in Sicily in 2010, where I worked for a famous salon in Catania. Seeking new opportunities and experiences, I decided to move to the bustling city of London in 2014, where I worked for a luxury salon for seven years. Throughout my career, I have specialized in coloring, styling, cutting, and hair extensions, always striving to bring out the best in my clients. My ultimate goal is to make my clients happy, and in doing so, bring happiness to myself as well. It is my pleasure to use my skills and talent to help my clients feel confident and beautiful.

Claudio Ciancarelli


I am an accomplished Senior Stylist hailing from the luxurious city of Rome. With over a decade of experience in the hairdressing industry, working in one of Rome's most prestigious salons, I have honed my skills and expertise to a fine point. I joined the team at GA in 2019 to help revolutionize the way we approach hair care, focusing on natural, holistic techniques. If you are in need of stunning hair color and shatush, I am the person to see. In addition, I have a wealth of knowledge on how to maintain healthy, beautiful locks at home

Renato Russo


I am Renato Russo, a highly skilled Master Stylist originating from the enchanting city of Naples, Italy. With a wealth of over 15 years of experience in the hairdressing industry, I have refined my craft and mastered the art of styling at some of Naples' most distinguished salons. In 2022, I joined the illustrious team at GA, where I have been dedicated to transforming the hair care landscape by emphasizing natural, holistic techniques. Adept in creating mesmerizing hair colors and flawless shatush, I am the go-to stylist for those seeking a touch of Italian elegance. My well-mannered disposition and outstanding communication skills make every client feel at ease as we collaborate to bring their hair vision to life. Apart from my in-salon expertise, I am passionate about sharing my vast knowledge on maintaining healthy and lustrous locks at home. By blending traditional Italian techniques with modern innovation, I strive to empower my clients to achieve stunning, lasting results. When you choose Renato Russo as your stylist, you're not only getting a talented professional but also a dedicated craftsman with a creative flair, committed to enhancing your beauty and confidence with each visit.

Beauty team

Asta Brigiene


As a highly skilled specialist in LPG Endermologie and weight reduction procedures, I, Asta Brigiene, have dedicated my career to helping clients achieve their body goals and improve their overall well-being. My expertise in these fields has been honed through years of experience and continuous learning. Throughout my career, I have focused on mastering LPG Endermologie, a non-invasive, natural, and effective treatment that aids in reducing cellulite, reshaping the body, and improving skin tone. My clients have consistently praised my ability to deliver outstanding results using this innovative technology. In addition to LPG Endermologie, I have also gained extensive experience in various weight reduction procedures, enabling me to create personalized plans that cater to each client's unique needs and goals. My commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field has allowed me to provide the most effective treatments to those seeking to improve their health and appearance. My passion for helping others achieve their ideal body image is matched by my dedication to professionalism and excellence in all aspects of my work. I take pride in offering exceptional care and services, ensuring that each client's experience is both positive and transformative.

Lillia Yeremitsa


I, Lillia, am a distinguished nail technician with a decade of experience in the industry. I have honed my skills under the tutelage of some of the world's best masters, constantly striving to improve and excel in my craft. In 2022, I left my home in Ukraine and embarked on a journey to find the perfect environment for my clients. When I discovered the opportunity to join the GA team, I seized it without hesitation, knowing that their commitment to providing exceptional client experiences, from start to finish, aligns with my own values. I am dedicated to ensuring that my clients are treated with the utmost care and leave with positive emotions, confident in the quality of their nails and the service they received.

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