Rudi began his hairdressing career in Glasgow before moving to London, where he became creative director of a top London salon, before focusing on doing hair for fashion shoots.
Since then he has built up an impressive body of work, contributing to magazines such as Self Service, AnOther, Pop, Love, Document, i-D, Dazed, Dust, Interview and Vogue (US, UK, Paris, China, Japan, Italia, L'Uomo & Vogue Hommes).
Photographers Rudi has collaborated with include Juergen Teller, Paolo Roversi, Zoe Ghertner, Lachlan Bailey, Jamie Hawkesworth, Harley Weir, Patrick Demarchelier, Solve Sundsbo, Mikael Jansson, Colin Dodgson, Collier Schorr, Angelo Pennetta, Amy Troost, Glen Luchford and Josh Olins.
Campaigns which Rudi has worked on include Dior, Louis Vuitton, DKNY, Ralph Lauren, Emilio Pucci, H&M, Tory Burch, Cos, Theory, Cartier, Roberto Cavalli, Vera Wang, DVF and Tommy Hilfiger.
Rudi has directed hair on the runways of London, Milan, Paris and New York for designers such as Haider Ackermann, Off/White, Emporio Armani, Costume National, Gianfranco Ferré, Cerrutti, Tim Coppens, Peter Jensen, Veronique Branquinho and Armani Privé.