“I love flowers, but I even more love watching our students grow throughout the course and over the years to achieve their goals and dreams is very rewarding”
Amanda Meads credits much of her success and high standards to the perfectionist training she received under a Dutch flower master in New Zealand. During her 40 -year career Amanda has designed and created elaborate floral installations, opened and operated retail shops and floristry schools, in London and New Zealand. She has participated in styling high profile events in London, the UK, Europe, and New York. She established The Flower School in Brisbane in 2004.
Sharyn is an experienced floral designer and tutor at The Flower School. Drawing on over 23 years of industry knowledge and experience, she has a passion and flair for flowers and the pure joy they bring others.
Her love for weddings and event floral design runs deep. She has a wide experience in all aspects of floristry.
For 13 years being a business owner, she exclusively provided bespoke weddings and event flowers. Previously an Interflora Award winning florist!
Sharyn is a creative professional with a fun, bright and happy disposition, who loves teaching.
With 11 years worth of industry experience, Kate has worked with a number of preeminent florists in Australia and the UK.
Kate brings a wealth of knowledge to her role and has a keen eye for cutting edge trends in floristry that she has obtained in her diverse career working at the forefront in wholesale floristry , retail floristry , weddings and events. In addition, Kate has worked and tutored students in the UK.
Kate is passionate about floristry, nature and business, and is committed to her craft and strives to inspire her students to achieve the very best they can and to nurture their first steps that they take in their career.
Melinda is a florist and visual merchandiser
“My life has always been immersed in flowers after growing up in Victoria with my mother a florist and grandparents growing award winning rose gardens on a country estate. I even dream about flowers”!
Her career also spans over 30 years of multi site management, team building, strategic planning, training and analytics.
“I have worked in senior management both nationally and internationally but it’s my love of flowers that has kept me grounded. I thrive also in helping others find their true calling”.