The North Oxford Team


Jo Hutton-Price – General Manager

Senior stylist and Colourist

Jo trained with Popham in 2002. Having left to raise a family, she returned as a stylist and colourist five years ago, and her understanding of the Popham ethos and her capacity to be brilliant with the team, has seen her promoted to  being the General Manager in July 2016. Jo is a huge asset to the company, as well as being a talented and passionate hairdresser.Jo will be seeing clients in North Parade on one day a week.

Sarah Cherill – Senior Stylist and Training manager

Sarah is the Training Manager for Popham and therefore accountable for managing the Popham diploma and our NVQ training programs well as being an NVQ Assessor. Sarah is a passionate and excellent hairdresser and works in both salons.

Kate Hooker – Senior Colourist

Kate joined Popham in 2015 and provides the North Parade salon with an extremely experienced and brilliant colourist. Her flair for getting the right colours for clients, is well recognised in Oxford and we are thrilled to have her on our team. In collaboration with a senior cutter,  she is the runner up in the 2016 Sassoon Professional Photo competition.

Georgia Elliston – Stylist

Having trained, with Popham, Georgia has recently joined the team as stylist in her own right. Talented and a delightful person , Georgia is proving to be a huge asset to the North Parade salon. She has just returned for a week at the Sassoon Academy.

David Popham – Senior Stylist and Founding Director

David opened Popham in Oxford in 1981, following a career with Vidal Sassoon in London, Toronto, and New York City. Now in his 52nd year of hairdressing, his enthusiasm and energy for his craft continues alongside his commitment to developing new young talent.

David’s personal back-story can be found under David Popham on our website. /about/david-popham/

Shirley Popham –  Managing Director and Reception Manager

Shirley’s personal story can be found under Shirley Popham on our Website.

Reception Team 

Jodie Pountney

Apprentice Team  

Ella Godfrey Libby Orum Jean Kamps