Michelle has worked hard to unite all aspects of hairdressing in her portfolio and displays strength of talent for Afro and Caucasian hair. She joined the Francesco Group and quickly became a very busy member of the growing team. In 2004 Michelle stepped up to the challenge of teaching and now teams up with Director of Hairdressing, Anya Dellicompagni to run the highly regarded Francesco Group Academy.
Michelle teaches cutting at all levels and many aspects of Afro hairdressing including relaxing, Caribbean styling and tonging. She is qualified as an NVQ Assessor and is a member of HABIA’s Afro Skills Team.
Michelle Thompson has had outstanding success in awards and competitions and has presented on stage for Wella Trend Vision, Salon International and The Fellowship for British Hairdressers. She has won many titles and nominations including Northern Stylist of the Year 2008 at the Black Hair Wahl Awards and winner of the Golden Scissors Award 2006 for Afro Stylist of the Year. Michelle won the British Hairdressing Awards Afro Stylist of the Year in 2009 and 2015.