Meet Our East London Hair  Salon Team




Lorenzo Comparelli
(Creative Head and co-founder of Kaizo)

Known as a perfectionist his first believe is that the finest details are what make the difference between a good work and a great one.

Worked in all areas of hairdressing from colour to cutting and styling, and He has been a successful manager, educator, and session stylist throughout his 17 years career in hairdressing.

In 1996 moved to London, joined Toni & Guy in 2000 and became a member of its educational team.

Trained over thousand hairdressers at all levels in UK and abroad, and worked with many major designers at the London fashion week.

He has a passion for editorial photo shoots, and teaching hairdressing, however having grown up in salons since the age of fifteen, feels home when working on the salon floor.

Innovation and creativity are second nature. Believes that clients deserve nothing less than the best service and product available on the market.


Yuka Ito
(Image Director and co-founder of Kaizo)

Enthusiastic curiosity towards life and people has driven her since her early age.

Working with people has been one of her greatest passions. Her career started in Brazil-Sao Paulo (her home town) in 1994. As member of Artistic Team, traveled the country and also managed a busy salon at the age of 22.

Joined Toni and Guy London in 2000 and became member of Toni and Guy Artistic Team is 2003.

Like Lorenzo, educated over thousand hairdressers from all over the world, from beginner level to advance inspirational level. Took part in London fashion Weeks, shows at Royal Albert Hall / Excel Exhibition Center. All the above, still keeping a loyal clientele at Toni and Guy Wimbledon salon.

As Art Director was responsible for the quality of services in the company, from customer services to technical skills.

“A great hairdresser is measured by the   satisfaction of his customers. A great Salon is measured by the potential of its Team.

Kaizo is the fruit of my desire to create conditions where the team would  grow to its full potential and offer customers an absolutely amazing experience.”



Matteo Collalti
Style Director / Manager

Matteo started hairdressing in Rome, Italy.

His hairdressing style is classic, yet he knows how to push the boundaries to create a new look for each client.

Matteo is always smiling and you can hear his laughter from miles away.

He has worked and managed an established salon in Covent Garden before becoming a member of the Kaizo Team in 2016.

Outside of hairdressing, he loves spending time with his gorgeous Victorian bulldog, Monty



Alina Bita
Style Director

Alina started hairdressing in her home town of Brasov, near the legendary Transylvania.

Her passion for hairdressing reflects in her work, she is a real perfectionist and great listener.

Alina has taken part in many photographic shoots in both Romania and the UK.

She has elevated her skills working at established salons in Chelsea and the West End, and has a particular passion for styling and doing hair ups, as well as overall creative clients.

She became part of the creative Kaizo Team in 2016.

Alina has the most amazingly long mermaid hair that recently changed from blood red to raspberry purple, and we are looking forward to her next colour transformation.

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Meire Albuquerque
Senior Stylist

Meire’s passion for hair started in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

She has an amazing 20 years of experience in hair, from working with the biggest names in the industry to owning her own salon for twelve years.

Meire is competent in all areas of hairdressing but her specialty is colour, from natural highlights to modern balayage/ombre styles.

Her passion for hair has brought her to London where she worked at an Aveda salon and she joined the Kaizo Team in 2017.

Outside of hairdressing, Meire loves reading, her adorable Welsh Corgi and she takes fitness very seriously.



Amanda Suwala

Amanda is our super committed apprentice.

Like Marc, her aim to become a fantastic hairdresser. She never misses her trainings and she is always on the ball.

Amanda studies hair tutorial videos even on her lunch break.

She has recently had her hair cut from classic bob to short sexy crop and it looks amazing.




Marc Millgate-Wardrop


Marc started his training in the beginning of 2015 and had recently joined the Kaizo team.

He knew at the age of 13 that he wanted to be a hairdresser and has a true passion for colour.

He loves creative colouring and idealises Jeffree Star and Amber Rose as colour inspiration.

He is excited about his future as a hairdresser and can’t wait to begin his training.