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Richard Kavanagh

CEO and Co-Founder of piiq Digital

5 times Australian Session Stylist of the Year
Global Creative Director for Rodney Wayne
Creative Director for ghd
Global Artist for Redken
Internationally published author

Richard is a creative pioneer in interpreting global hair trends through seasonal campaign shoots for the most prestigious hair brands, fashion houses and print media publications in the world.

Sought after for his trend-setting creativity, Richard has consistently driven teams to success through coaching, mentoring and developing creative programs for salon professionals at all levels of the industry.

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Richard Matthewman

Co-Founder of piiq Digital

30+ years in the Technology Industry

Achieved IBM Golden Circle Award
Co-Founder of piiq Digital

Richard comes from a corporate technology background, working on both local and international projects. His wealth of experience within this industry spans across a number of market leading technology companies, including IBM, Telstra and Standard & Poor’s.

In 2004, Richard spearheaded the IBM Negotiation team that successfully divested the IBM PC division to Lenovo. Richard then went on to lead the IBM bid team, securing a 5 year outsourcing contract to Qantas, valued at $300m.


David Mannah

Co-Founder of piiq Digital

12+ years experience in the hair industry

2011 AHFA Photographer of the Year
2012 AHFA Photographer of the Year
2013 Image of the Year British Hairdressing Awards
Creative Director / CEO M Division
Internationally published artist 

Sydney-based Photographer and Marketeer, David Mannah has led the way in the Hairdressing Industry internationally, over the last 5 years.

The publisher of The Journal Magazine and new Owner of the Australian Hair Fashion Awards, David is responsible for the launching and marketing some of the leading brands in the Hair and Beauty industry.