Meet The Team

Photo of TAOM Studio Manager Donna McGowan

Donna McGowan 

Studio Manager | Playlist Queen & Memory Mastermind

Donna is our Studio Manager and Freelance Photographer. You’ll always meet her on Photo Shoot Day! She’s captain organised and keeps the Academy running day to day whilst entertaining the team with a mean playlist! Loves liquid lunches, cats, to-do lists, and a bloody good notebook.

TAOM Finance Director Deborah Robertson

Deborah Robertson 

Finance Director | Comedy Gold 

Deborah is our Numbers Ninja! With us since 2013, she ensures the smooth running of the financial side of The Academy. She loves 80's movies, huge scarves, disco music and coffee… lots of coffee!!!


Photo of TAOM Assistant Coordinator Alice Hannah

Alice Hannah

Assistant Coordinator | Little Ray of Sunshine

Alice started off as a summer intern with us in 2017 and she hasn’t wanted to leave since. She completed her degree in Mathematics and Statistics and is now Assistant Coordinator here at the Academy. She loves fluffy pens, office boogies and she never says no to a glass of prosecco.

#legallybrunette #tanaholic

Photo of TAOM Videographer and Designer Bob Rafferty

Bob Rafferty

Video and Design | Pun Master

Bob creates the websites, handouts and videos for the Academy of Makeup. He also has a handy pun on standby for any occasion. He loves coffee, dogs, dancing around and making people laugh.

If you have any queries or spot any issues relating to the site please contact him