Michael Pitsillides comes from a small town in Cyprus. He was mentored by Gregory Charalambides who taught him all about hairdressing. This he further practiced working for Sassoon and went onto founding the renowned SLATE Hair Education together with Gregory.
Throughout his career, Michael made his mark in high fashion, where his career was started off with assisting on a shoot for Vogue. He worked on runway shows for such designers as Burberry, Topshop and Margaret Howell, which led him to combine the passion for styling and precision cutting into education and giving back to the industry.
His unique approach, energy and positive and open attitude is what makes him an amazing hairdresser, mentor and inspiration.