Sheriff – Director & Educator

Sheriff Mehmet, with a solid reputation in the importance of Barbering and training, has worked with the British Barbering Association building upon its strengths since


With accolades in his name, including Master Craftsman Diploma in Men’s Hairdressing, State Registered Hairdresser (SRH), Sheriff’s dedication to the industry has seen him travel the world while working with clients including L’Oreal, Rooney, Morris Forndran Brushmakers, Castle Forbes and Sanrizz.

Sheriff has several generations of barbering history in his family. He worked at his uncles barber shop in London & spent his time watching and observing the craft in traditional barbering. Customers visited the barbers on a weekly basis to get wet shaves, haircuts and scalp massages, using hair tonics. It was at this point Sheriff knew barbering was his passion. Furthering his knowledge and experience, he went on to work at London’s Truefitt & Hill, the oldest barber shop in the world, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Since embarking upon his career, his name is synonymous with technique, quality and dedication. He has also been a consultant to

prestigious men’s grooming brands Denman’s Jack Dean, Molton Brown and Clarins, including salons that are renown for equal superiority, Gentleman’s Tonic, The Refinery and Selfridges.

Sheriff’s first barbershop, Envy Barbers in Chingford, which opened in 2000 encompasses the elements of the perfect barber, as well as his reputation for being a Master of the Art of Close shaving.

Outside of his salon and the exceptional education he offers, Sheriff also is a prominent figure in the British Barbering Association, as an Educator creating a new status for barbers nationwide. With already 7000 members, the association

is growing under direction from his colleague Mike Taylor and himself.

A solid reputation for his creative skills in all areas of traditional, modern and unique barbering and cutting, as well as his expertise in traditional shaving, has seen Sheriff travel the world sharing his knowledge with like-minded professionals.