The Team

  • Chloe Tozer

    Founder & Creative Director
    Chloe's travels have not only inspired her, but have now been brought to life in the CLO Studios retail store to be experienced by all. Chloe, alongside her mother Trudy, is the part-owner and Creative Director, sourcing and designing bespoke pieces from all over the globe. After graduating with a degree in Fine Arts and Jewellery Design in 2015, from Queensland College of Art, Chloe opened her own jewellery studio, which has now evolved into the CLO Studios retail store and Interior Design Studio. Chloe's approach to design is open and honest, where she is constantly searching for meaning in the way pieces are created by the artisans who make them.
  • Zena Fatrouni

    Business manager
    Zena has an overarching role, where she coordinates and implements business plans, goals and strategies for the entirety of CLO. Zena oversees and maintains day-to-day operations of the organisation from managing employees, budgets, and ensuring adequate resources are available. She is passionate about making the business thrive in every aspect from marketing, sales, finance, and IT. Her witty personality fills days with laughter, while she unwinds in nature, taking long walks and spending time with family.
  • Trudy Tozer

    Founder & Interior Designer
    With over 16 years' experience in the design industry, Trudy has extensive knowledge in large commercial and high-end residential projects. Since opening CLO with daughter Chloe, Trudy has brought a wealth of knowledge and skills to the team. Trudy has worked on numerous projects across Australia and continues to extend her design ability with new and inspiring concepts. Her extensive industry understanding is the foundation of her success, Trudy's attention to detail is clear throughout her work where she produces functional and beautiful interiors that stand the test of time.
  • Prue Evans

    Design Manager/Senior Interior Designer
    Prue holds a wealth of knowledge and experience in design management and interior design, holding a Bachelor of Design from the Queensland University of Technology and over 10 years' within the design industry. With extensive practice across various fields from retail, hospitality, medical, aged care, residential and multi-residential sectors. Prue is responsible for overseeing the design team's workflow, collaborating closely with our talented designers to assist and manage all projects. Prue's considered, innovative and warm approach brings a positive change to the lives of our clients and designers. When Prue isn't drawing inspiration from tactile finishes, artwork, and furniture, she is at the beach, listening to music and walking her cocker spaniel.
  • Katrina Mair

    Senior Interior Designer
    Katrina’s worldly experience has had an immeasurable influence on her design aesthetic, where she completed her Bachelor of Applied Interior Design from Mount Royal, Canada. Since moving to Australia, Katrina’s style conveys her youthful heart in the needs of her clients, as she creates timeless environments and spaces. She has over 7 years' experience in the industry, with a passion for creative problem solving, an interest in projects at a multitude of scales and contexts.
  • Olivia Catterall

    Interior Designer
    Olivia’s ebullient personality, is accompanied with over 10 years of industry experience, working alongside Anna Spiro, and in London where she has gained ample amounts of knowledge and style. Inspired by architecture, antiques, art and craftsmanship, Olivia has worked on high-end residential projects with a focus on European designs.
  • Emma Smith

    Interior Designer
    Emma’s passion for design is ever-present, where she is continuously striving to meet the needs of her colleagues and clients. Originally starting her career in Melbourne in 2019, Emma holds a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration, and a Diploma of Building Design. Emma is inspired by colour, texture, and the Australian landscape, whilst having a fascination with lighting and Italian furniture.
  • Ainhoa Beascoechea

    Interior Designer
    Originally from Spain, Ainhoa has a Bachelor of Technical Architecture from the Polytechnic University Barcelona. Ainhoa furthered her studies with a Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration at Sydney Design School. She is passionate about telling a story through design that has intention and works with the surrounding environment. Sustainability of architecture and design are high priority in her work, where she tries to incorporate these elements into her projects.
  • Emily Walsh

    Interior Designer
    With over 10 years’ experience in client relations, Emily has recently completed her Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration with Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University. Emily currently assists the Interior Design team with all phases of project deliverables from concept to completion. Emily is organised, determined and honest, creating designs that are versatile and will stand the test of time. Emily loves a good beach day, long walks and spending time with her family and dog Ziggy.
  • Irantzu Rekalde

    Interior Designer
    Irantzu started her career in Zurich, working for an architecture firm, gaining vast experience in office placement strategy and gastronomy. Irantzu is passionate about people and places, the way in which people inhabit a space, where her work has a diverse cultural influence. Inspired by the vast abundance of nature, the spark of a soul and the preciousness of a piece, Irantzu creativeness is drawn from various outlets. With a bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture in Madrid and a Master’s in Strategic Interior Design in 2017 at IE University between Madrid and London. Irantzu is passionate about travel, food and art and unwinds by surfing or practising yoga.
  • Bri Bidden

    Procurement Administrator
    With a passion for all aspects of design Bri is committed to making your interior design journey as seamless as possible. With a love for all aspects of design, and more specifically interior architecture, Bri is an integral part of the design team, providing direct support to the Interior Design team with all procurement and logistics needs. If Bri isn’t organising or ordering, she can be found at the beach or spending time in the garden.
  • Carolyn Smith

    Accounts Administrator
    Carolyn is responsible for providing accounts and administration support for everyday bookkeeping and financial duties. Working closely with our Interior Design team and showroom, she processes payments, updates records, and reviews and reconciles accounts. You can find Carolyn in her office with a neat set of accounts books or cruising around in her old EJ Holden.
  • Simone Tozer

    Import & Administration Coordinator
    Simone’s kind and calm personality is infectious, where her adaptability works wonders in her diverse role, from import logistics to day-to-day administration. Communication and coordination are vital in organising external stakeholders, while developing positive relationship with suppliers. Simone’s role consists of ordering, quality control, storage, mode of transport, inventory lists, and updating stock levels. In conjunction, for half of the week, Simone is a movement coach, where she is passionate about the workings of the human body.
  • Paula Payne

    Warehouse Manager
    Paula’s strong work ethic and attention to detail make her an essential part of CLO, where she takes the warehouse team to the next level. Paula manages all warehouse operations, overseeing stock, ensuring items are received and dispatched accordingly while meeting quality control requirements. Alongside the daily operation of the warehouse, Paul is responsible for the warehouse team, scheduling deliveries and installations. A pivotal role across all departments, Paula liaises with all areas within the business to make CLO Studios moving parts seamlessly come together. You can find Paula in her office, with the radio on, playing some classic songs.
  • Lila Redman

    Online Sales
    Lila’s comprehensive understanding of product and desire to give exceptional service, helps her tackle everyday enquiries with ease. Lila organises all online and in store shipments, where her positive and caring spirit allows for her to communicate proficiently with customers. She ensures all products are in perfect condition before dispatch, while communicating with couriers to guarantee items arrive in a timely manner and in the very best condition. With a passion for food, you can find her cooking up a storm in the kitchen or sourcing the most authentic burrata.
  • Emma Bestek

    Marketing & Creative Manager
    An eye for all things design, Emma creates strategy through conceptualisation and implementation of the CLO brand. Emma has a Bachelor of Communications with four years’ experience in the industry and plays a diverse role as CLO Studios Marketing and Creative Manager. Emma wears a few different hats; from marketing campaigns, digital marketing, press, events, art direction, operation of online store, buyer, merchandising, and styling. She also maintains the CLO brand and liaises with a variety of individuals on translating CLO Studio's design aesthetic.
  • Lucy Burke

    Public Relations Coordinator
    With a background in public relations transferable to the CLO Studios team and a love for interiors, Lucy knows what it takes to build and maintain a positive image for the CLO brand. Liaising with external publications and media, Lucy creates press releases, reports, organises partnerships and sponsorships while working closely with Emma to achieve all marketing and public relations activities. Her bright and bubbly personality is contagious. When Lucy isn't communicating with influencers, she can be found with her three children at the beach or exploring the beautiful Sunshine Coast.
  • Nadine Elkojje

    Showroom Manager
    Nadine’s calm and helpful personality radiates to those around her, where she works closely with our showroom customers. Currently studying Architectural Sciences, Nadine is furthering her technical understanding of building construction, and how architecture relates to society. Nadine’s extensive experience in high-end retail is evident in her customer service, going above and beyond. Her deep connections with friends and family keep Nadine grounded, where she also loves painting to free her mind.
  • Jessica Ivancic

    Customer Sales & Stylist
    Working closely with our wonderful showroom customers, Jessica’s knowledge of our product ensures your desired vision is met. With a passion for home interiors, Jessica will make your visit to the CLO Studios showroom an experience that is one to remember. Inspired by everyday life, Jessica finds beauty in her surroundings, nature, and the beach. With her existing love for interiors, Jessica is undertaking her certificate of Interior Design through the Interior Design Institute to further her knowledge.
  • Nick Gilbert

    Customer Sales & Stylist
    Nick’s friendly personality will make those furniture and homeware decisions an incredibly enjoyable and seamless process. With an infectious smile, Nick provides exceptional customer service for our showroom, where he will help collate a cohesive aesthetic, or simply point you in the right direction. Currently studying Creative Direction for Fashion at the London College of Fashion, you will also find Nick enjoying a surf or yoga class on the weekend.
  • Shae Roberts

    Customer Sales & Stylist
    Shae's calm and quirky personality will greet you in the CLO Studios showroom, with over 10 years' experience within retail, she has gained expansive knowledge from a variety of retail spaces. Shae takes a considered and well thought out approach in providing customers with the best outcome for their home, offering the very finest customer service to feel welcomed and shop seamlessly. Moved by nature, fashion, and people, you will find Shae practising oil pastel drawing or cooking.
  • Jack, Lloyd & Damo

    Warehouse Team
    The unstoppable trio – Jack, Lloyd and Damo are our guys for all things' ‘warehouse’. Whether they are organising, transferring, merchandising or delivering beautiful furniture to your home, the warehouse team will get anything done.
  • Darci

    Design Dog
    CLO Studios is not complete without Darci the designer dog — she will greet you on arrival and loves lots of cuddles.