Commitment, passion and vision are the qualities that define the three Company Directors. Their determination to bring quality and creativity to all aspects of HOB Salons has helped them to build a reputation for excellence and win awards including British Hairdressing Business Directors of the Year and the Global Salon Entrepreneurs of the Year.

Clive Collins has been focused on ensuring that HOB Salons provides the very best in customer care and service. His high energy leadership skills and talent at spotting potential continue to play a significant role in the development of the salon group. Clive applies his experience and knowledge every day on the salon floor where he spends a significant portion of his time with his devoted management team. He firmly believes in growing talent, offering staff a comprehensive career path from junior level through to owning and operating their own salon. Clive ensures that the group continues to grow in tune with their original vision of uncompromising quality and service. His entrepreneurial flair has contributed to the group winning numerous business awards.

Paul Simbler's business acumen is illustrated in the strength of the HOB Salons group. Paul is a founding member of HOB Salons which began in Mill Hill over 30 years ago. In the intervening years his role has grown to become guardian of a business employing 700 staff with a multi million pound turnover. He remains connected and passionate about the day-to-day running of the group, which now includes franchise salons and a bustling Academy. His astute nature has meant that HOB is built on strong foundations and run on clear commercial guidelines, providing a blueprint for future success. Paul believes that the corporate strength lies in the united goals of the three directors and his beliefs are endorsed through recognition and accolades from the industry. Paul spends much of his time in the salons, liaising with staff and keeping in touch with the needs of their clientele.

HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year 2008, 2009, 2011 & 2013, Akin Konizi defines the dedication, skill and passion required to warrant his status as one of the hairdressing greats. His strong creative vision and uncompromising approach to quality ensures every client has the highest level of hairdressing. Under Akin's guidance and tutelage HOB Salons has become an award winning group and his accolades include London Hairdresser of the Year, Fellowship Hairdresser of the Year and the British Masters Award. Akin is also four time winner of the most esteemed accolade in hairdressing - the British Hairdresser of the Year Award. His signature precision styles and photographic imagery is revered the world over and highlighted in the media, putting him at the forefront of international hairdressing.