DAN - Director Colour

Dan is co-founder of Williams and Rice and celebrity hair colourist. His early career started in Covent Garden at the award winning Trevor Sorbie salon.

He has worked with iconic industry names throughout his career and has worked at the top salons in London’s Mayfair and Chelsea. Dan has had work published in fashion journals, he has travelled globally to look after clients hair, teaching at seminars and worked on product development for major hair care manufacturers.

Dan has an impeccable eye for colour and his work is much sought after for his endless summer looking shades as he is a master of luxe-looking blondes. Dan has a passion for educating his clients with the best hair care and how to keep their hair looking healthy and natural.

Andrew - Director Cut/Style

Andrew known as Will – as a short form of his surname – is Co-Founder of Williams and Rice.

Having been in the industry for 26 years, moving to London and working in some of the most famous salons in the heart of Mayfair, honing his exceptional cutting and styling techniques, and gaining valuable management and NLP (Neurolinguistic programming) qualifications along the way.

He is well known as a session stylist for countless fashion shows and film/photo shoots both here and abroad, and boasts a Who’s Who of VIP clients.

Will is the “go to” stylist for Concierge teams from most of the top Mayfair Hotels, and the Connaught especially see Will as their firm favourite.

Cut/Style, Colour

France has worked in some of the top salons in Mayfair London, accumulating an extraordinary wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the hair industry leading her to become a State Registered Senior Hairdresser and member of the UK Hairdressing Council.

She started her career in hair, styling models on photographic shoots for iconic magazines such as i-D, Vogue Mexico and styling backstage at London fashion week.

France has an incredible eye and discipline for colour work and advanced cutting, her passion for hair and versatility makes her an invaluable member of the Williams and Rice team.

Cut/Style, Colour

Andrea originates from Italy. He started his career 13 years ago at one of Italy’s top salons.

Andrea came to London 8 years ago after working extensively abroad. In London he worked on fashion shows as well as working in some of the top salons and establishing himself as a sought after freelance stylist.

Andrea has contemporary and free flowing techniques that creates wearable effortless hair for the modern woman.

He is an experienced colourist with a gift for balayage and perfectly blended sun kissed highlights. 

Cut/Style, Colour

Hanna is a multi-talented hairstylist who is passionate about the hair industry and is a valued member of the Williams and Rice artistic team.

She has over 20 years of experience and this is evident in the way she cleverly blends edgy and classic techniques in both cutting and colour, ensuring the results are always on trend and beautifully wearable.

Hanna has assisted on fashion shows such as London Fashion week as well as working on her own editorial pictures. Her precision cutting is on point and her styling is modern and leaves a smooth elegant finish.


Melissa first discovered her passion for hair in Slovenia, where she trained and grew her knowledge and experience in a multitude of different salons.

She prides herself on not only perfectly executing her clients wishes but also on creating a fabulously luxurious experience to give her clients that extra special touch.

Melissa’s love for hair makes her exceptionally focused on developing and discovering new techniques for colour and cutting and makes her a valued member of the Williams and Rice team.

Senior Support Team

Andres has experience in international salons working passionately as an assistant with his team to learn and discover new techniques to bring to his training.

Andres is currently training at the L’Oréal Academy London where he spends his time enthusiastically looking for new challenges as well as challenging his own team back in the salon.

His friendly and professional manner leaves all clients feeling relaxed and pampered.

Support Team

Hannah has worked in salons for over 5 years, priding herself on providing the best service to support her team as an assistant.

She is working hard towards becoming a stylist, studying when she isn’t working and learning alongside the best stylists in Chelsea.

Hannah is passionate about giving the client a luxury experience, ensuring that all customers leave with a smile on their face.

Executive Front of House

Zea manages our team on the salon floor and brings a young, vibrant energy to the salon.

Her passion for excellent service comes from a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry where she focused on ensuring every customer was as valued as the next and received outstanding service. 

Zea’s love for using her own hair to express herself allows her to truly understand the importance of a visit to Williams and Rice.

Front of House

Claire is part of our front of house team and is passionate about fabulous hair and professional service.

Her career began in media working for the BBC and has an abundance of experience in the hair and beauty industry.

Claire brings her dynamic personality to give clients the highest quality customer service.