Emma has been in the Nail Technology industry for over 16 years, owning a Nail salon that employs Qualified Technicians and Beauty Therapists.
For over 11 years Emma has also been involved in teaching NZQA standards within a private training establishment which lead her to be involved in the Targeted Review of Qualifications and a part of the HITO Industry Advisory Panel for Nail Technology as well as more recently a HITO industry assessor. Her role within the PTE varied and involved being Academic Manager for 2 years across the campus that offered programmes in Beauty Therapy levels 3, 4, and 5, Nail technology, Makeup Artistry, Hairdressing, and Barbering.
"It is important for our Association to assist and guide Beauty Professionals to ensure they are providing the highest quality of service. High standards need to be strived for throughout the Industry (in particular Nail Technology), creating safe working practices, professionalism, and therefore excellence. As our Industry is constantly evolving, we as professionals also need to do so. I believe this can all be achieved through knowledge sharing and positive guidance. " - Emma Fraser
Louise is a therapist and owner of the award winning clinic Louise Gray Skin Care in Mission Bay, Auckland. Prior to her 23 years in the beauty industry, Louise was a Registered Nurse working in intensive care. In addition, Louise has also been an educator and distributor.
Louise has developed relationships with many therapists, employers and distributors over this time, and has taken on her role with the Executive Committee to represent them and help lift standards in the beauty industry.
“My love and passion for the industry is still strong after two decades. I believe in giving back to the community we work in, and I regularly support local businesses, schools, and projects. I have been an active member of the NZARBP inc. for many years, and I have previously served on the Executive Committee”. Louise Gray