Erin is the owner and founder of Clean Beauty Market and a self-confessed beauty junkie, professional Makeup Artist and clean beaty advocate. Since opening Clean Beauty Market in 2017, she has become the leading Australian clean beauty source having appeared in and contributed for publications such as Marie Claire, Elle, WHO, Body & Soul, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Mail, The Gold Coast Bulletin, Cosmopolitan and more. She was featured on Studio 10 and Kochie’s Business Builders as the Entrepreneur in the Spotlight on Channel 7.
Erin is an expert in all things clean beauty having tried and tested hundreds of brands and products ongoing in her quest to find the very best. She has worked as a freelance Makeup Artist for over 15 years and on her journey to transition her professional and personal products to non-toxic, she spent years researching ingredients and brands. Her acquired knowledge and a realisation that the physical and online space she wanted to shop natural beauty in Australia didn’t exist led her to create Clean Beauty Market.
Erin has thoughtfully curated the very best luxury. cruelty-free, high performance and cult clean beauty products which has led to Clean Beauty Market fast becoming Australia’s go-to destination for the best of clean beauty from around the world. Instead of high-end products with unnecessary fillers, cheap or harmful synthetics, Erin favours active, evidence-based and intelligent formulations that go beyond just natural and actually surpass their mainstream equivalents.
Erin is passionate about change within the beauty industry and all women having access to quality clean products and ingredient education. She recently founded Bedside Beauties, a program where volunteers attend state-wide hospitals to deliver workshops and bedside support in the form of mini makeovers to cancer patients at their most vulnerable, in the hopes of restoring dignity and hope and empowering women to make safer beauty choices.
Kerryn Roberts, has had an illustrious career as a Film & Television Hair & Makeup Artist, having worked with an impressive movie credit list. She has extensive experience and knowledge in makeup and hair and has worked with some of the best in the business. One of the highlights of her career was being part of the team that won the Academy Award for Best Makeup for the films Lord of The Rings – The Fellowship in 2001 and The Lord of the Rings – Return of the King in 2003.
She has worked on many other feature films and television series including Thor Ragnorok, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mulan, Pacific Rim Uprising, San Andreas, Naria, The Last Samurai, The Fellowship, Two Towers and countless more. Other areas of her expertise include editorial and studio shoots and has done world-class photo shoots with Vanity Fair, New Line Cinema in the USA, and many local and interstate magazines in Australia. Kerryn started her makeup career at Revamp Glamour Studio and became the head of makeup and hair in just a few short months. She then went on to build a very successful freelance career and moved into film and television.
She shares her career journey, insight and wisdom for our students on the inner workings of a makeup department on a film set, what it is like to work with world famous celebrities, win an Oscar with her department and her tips on how to build your resume and what it takes to be successful in the Film & TV industry.
Carol is one of Australia’s most dynamic business and community leaders with a diverse career across property, the arts, finance, investment, entrepreneurship, government and health.
Carol has been recognised for her leadership via a range of honours including her 2019 appointment as an Officer of the Order of Australia, an Honorary Doctorate from Monash University, induction into the Australia Property Hall of Fame, and a Centenary Medal. Carol was also named one of Australia’s most influential women in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s Inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards and inducted into the Victorian Women’s Honour Roll. In November 2020 Carol was recognised with the nation’s highest philanthropic honour, the ‘Leading Philanthropist’ Award by Philanthropy Australia.
Carol has chaired and participated in numerous listed and private company boards, and has also chaired major government boards and conducted significant inquiries on behalf of government. Carol’s current board roles include the Reserve Bank of Australia, EQT Holdings Limited and Qualitas Property Partners.
Throughout her career Carol has been a passionate advocate for women in leadership, particularly in business, politics and the media. As Chair of the Trawalla Foundation and the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia, she has catalysed a range of practical solutions, including the Pathways to Politics Program for Women, the Panel Pledge, and the Women for Media database. Carol is also the Founding Chair of Our Community, a member of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Women’s Leadership Board, and the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Board, Kings College.
Suzie Hoitink is a business strategist and consultant specialising in the healthcare industry and the recipient of the Telstra Business Womens Award and the Fellowship of the Australian College of Nursing. As a registered nurse, Suzie established the Clear Complexions Clinics in 2005. From a single clinic, Suzie grew the company to a network of six premium medical skin clinics across Sydney and Canberra with a highly skilled team of 70, including 40 medical professionals. Known in the industry for its best-in-class training and education program, extensive policies and protocols, safety profile and premium service offering, the Company was purchased by Vita Group Pty Ltd, in 2017.
Suzie also co-founded a National Working Party, supported by the Australian College of Cosmetic Surgeons to develop Australia’s first draft of the Professional Practice Standards and Scope of Practice for Aesthetic Nursing Practice in Australia. Suzie has supported thousands of nurses working within the cosmetic industry after developing her own industry pioneering education program. In 2020, Suzie was awarded a Fellowship of the Australian College of Nursing, the highest honour afforded to nurses in Australia.
Suzie has been a keynote speaker at the Cosmetic Industry’s leading conferences and Nursing Forums for over 15 years. An advocate for women in business, Suzie has mentored many young women over the years and has presented at multiple business and networking events Australia wide. Suzies’ expertise lies in establishing, profitably scaling and then selling businesses. Suzie is focused on applying her unique knowledge and experience to businesses in healthcare with similar aspirations. Suzie's work has been recognised by many publications such as Vogue, who described her as one of four ‘dedicated professionals who have changed the face of the cosmetic industry in Australia’.
How does it sound to learn from the most incredible beauty entrepreneurs and leaders in our industry? Our French Luminary Program brings together the brightest minds and experts in our industry to share their wisdom and insights with you. This is just one of the amazing career advantages and networking opportunities exclusive for French Students. These incredible Luminaries will inspire you, motivate you, and will have you confident in your direction in our billion dollar Beauty industry.
Our Luminaries are female industry leaders who pave the way and embody true brilliance in business. Our Luminaries are women who understand the impact education can have on a young person’s journey. At The French Beauty Academy our educational philosophy centers around the belief that if you educate one woman you can positively impact entire communities. We highlight the power of connections between women and how someone’s network can positively influence the direction of her life and achievement of their goals.
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