Our vision

To create a new generation of owner-operators, whose creative and business freedoms deliver a step change in personal and financial growth.

Our mission

To enable a thriving community of entrepreneurs to chase their dreams, elevate their careers, and experience the freedom of salon ownership by creating accessible, convenient and engaging spaces and support services.

Meet the people behind Salon Studios

Our team members have worked together over many years and have a proven track-record of developing, building and operating industry-leading healthcare, education and lifestyle service businesses.

Our team

Our team

Mark Evans - Founder of Salon Studios

Mark Evans


More than 30 years experience in corporate finance and company management in executive and non executive roles. Co-Founder of Removery. Founder & Exec Chairman of Edge Early Learning. Founder & Partner of HEAL Partners. Founder & Exec Chairman of Dental Corp. Director of Western Bulldogs Football Club. When Mark is not at work he enjoys spending time with family, golf, travel and his role as a Director of Western Bulldogs.

Chris Chambers - Founder of Salon Studios

Chris Chambers


More than 20 years experience in corporate finance, strategy consulting and company management. Co-Founder of Removery. Founder & Non-Exec Director of Edge Early Learning. Founder & Partner of HEAL Partners. Founder & Exec Director of Dental Corp. When not at work, Chris enjoys footy, wine, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.

Matt Burrows - Founder of Salon Studios

Matt Burrows


Over 15 years experience in M&A and business, strategy and growth development roles. Co-Founder of Removery. Founder & Group Corporate Development Manager of Edge Early Learning. Ex Corporate Development Manager of Dental Corp. Outside of work, Matt is husband to Karen and father to Tessa and Etienne. In addition to spending time with the family, he races BMX and plays semi-professional tournament paintball.

Fiona Evans - Founder & Business Manager of Salon Studios

Fiona Evans

Founder, Business Manager

Over 25 years experience in corporate marketing, project management and corporate event management, specialising in service industries. Marketing Manager at Telstra, ANZ, RACV as well as a number of private companies. When not at work, Fiona enjoys to travel, golf, gardening, walking and catching up with friends and family.

Vanessa Smith - Founder, Property & Legal Manager of Salon Studios

Vanessa Smith

Founder, Property & Legal Manager

Over 20 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and in-house legal counsel, specialising in private treaty mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, procurement and commercial contracting for clients across the healthcare, financial services, FMCG, resources and media and telecommunications industries. Vanessa loves reading and travelling (when permitted!)

Sam Jensen-Muir - Regional Manager of Salon Studios

Sam Jensen-Muir

Regional Manager

With over 20 years in administration and management with a focus on project management, compliance and governance. Experience in working with all levels of government and other community partners. Enjoys time with family and friends, walking, reading and watching the Saints.

Bridget Kiwi - Office Manager of Salon Studios

Bridget Kiwi

Office Manager

Bridget has worked as an Office Manager for over 20 years. Most of Bridget’s career has been in the finance industry including 10 years at Macquarie Bank. Bridget first worked with the Directors of Salon Studios in 2000 and has since worked with them across different businesses over the past 20 years. When not at work, Bridget is a busy mum and loves spending time with family and friends.