Concept Hair Magazine
The only magazine for UK hairdressing and barbering students and apprentices

Meet the Concept Hair Team

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Founded in 2006, SNG Publishing is dedicated to delivering world-class learning material to support lecturers, apprentices and students in the hairdressing & barbering, construction and engineering trades

Celia Matthews

Managing Director / Owner

A vegan-ish coffee connoisseur with a passion for fast cars and a general lust for life, whose foray into plumbing sparked the idea for a publishing powerhouse.

Phil Wilkinson-Jones


The only one in the office who doesn’t like hot drinks. Operates a messy-desk policy and enjoys commuting so he has time to listen to his podcasts.

Tom Tracey

Digital Editor

An unapologetic Wolves fan who loves drinking tea, listening to music, going to festivals and visiting new countries. Loves all things digital.

Emily Hilton


A snow-loving winter worshipper, part-time thespian, with county champion eye-rolling skills. Known for her positive “Monica” influence and PhD level organisational prowess.

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Lee Owen

Graphic Designer

A graphic wizard who loves eating cereal out of a mug. Hates slow Wi-Fi and losing his usual parking spot.

Patrick Blore

Senior Account Manager

Nicknamed Postie. Aspiring to be the Wolf of the West Mids. A lover of sport (blessed with supporting the best team in the Midlands, Coventry). Partial to a hot chocolate.

Zoë Tanner

Head of Business Development

A social butterfly with a passion for positivity, sunshine, travel and laughter-filled fun times. Regularly found pondering ideas whilst simultaneously cycling, listening to loud music and playing solitaire on her iPad.

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