Founder, Director & Course Manager
British born international fashion model Donna moved to Australian and made the Central Coast her home. It has been a long and adventurous journey around the world since she began her modelling career at age 15. Donna has worked with the top magazines, model agencies and photographers and featured in many published magazines. Donna continues to model internationally with contracts in Australia and Europe.
Donna calls on her wealth of experience to help children and adults with courses in Grooming, Deportment, Etiquette, Self Confidence and Modelling. Her successful career, business mind and her industry experience spurred her to open the Polished Academy Modelling Agency.
Donna's qualifications and background in teaching are key to the success of the Polished Academy business and brand. Donna is full of energy, determined and passionate about the educational side of the business.
Business Partner/Photographer: Joel
Joel recently became part of the Polished family, after being the agency photographer for the past year. Joel is involved in the running of Polished Academy from an executive level and now oversees the running of the Brisbane sector of the agency.
As the business' photographer, Joel has developed a wonderful reputation amongst our talent, clients and partners and is requested regularly to photograph model portfolios, events and clients. Additionally, Joel regularly photographs our students on our self-confidence and modelling courses.
We're thrilled and extremely excited to have Joel on board!