Artistic Director and academy principal Alex Volpe
grew up in Rome Italy.
Alex studied art, hairdressing and hair & makeup for Films, TV and Stage.
Since then, he has worked with some of Hollywood’s and UK biggest names.
Alex is an eclectic individual and has developed a wide range of skills from special makeup appliance and effects to Hair and Makeup skills.
Alex has been involved in managing and developing a hair salon for over 12 years in London.
Alex won an RTS Television award with Anne Oldham in the TV drama for Channel Four “Sword of Honour” cutting Daniel Craig's hair into a 40s hairstyle.
Motivated by a constant need to improve his knowledge and skills, Alex found in Education area a vocation that provides further ground and stimulus for his academic interest in the art of Hairdressing and makeup.
After having collaborated as Tutor with Hair & makeup academies in London, he decided to pursue a parallel career in education and training to provide his next challenge with LAHM.
He achieved an award in Training and education at Chelsea and Westminster College in London.