Our staff

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  • Sharon Bell

    Lecturer in Textile Design

    Sharon currently teaches on the L6 Textile Retail Management Pathway and with Constructed Textiles students on L5.   Sharon graduated specialising in knitwear and achieved a first class honours degree in Textile design. She was a winner of the RSA student awards winning the Worshipful Company of Weavers Award. Her...

  • Dr Anne Boultwood

    Reader in the Psychology of Fashion

    Anne Boultwood is Reader in the Psychology of Fashion for the School of Fashion and Textiles . She supervises a number of students in related areas, and also established and leads the Fashion and Textiles Research Group . Her primary research focus is the role of fashion and clothing in the construction and maintenance of...

  • Sarah Burton

    Lecturer in Textile Design

    Sarah graduated in 2009 with a first class honours degree in Textile Design. Her knitwear collection attracted attention at Graduate Fashion Week winning the Pringle of Scotland Visionary Knitwear Award and making the shortlist for the River Island Gold Award. She went on to study an MA in Fashion Knitwear Design where she...

  • Louise Chapman

    Course Director, BA (Hons) Costume Design and Practice

    As pathway leader on the design for performance pathway with over 15 years’ experience as a costumier, Louise is a passionate and informed communicator on my subject. With the knowledge and industry experience to inspire and enhance student learning, she has developed the Design for Performance pathway with current...

  • Kate Farley

    Programme Leader of BA Textile Design, Senior Lecturer in Textile Design

    Kate uses drawing and printmaking processes as well as digital software to develop commercial design work for diverse projects. Recently she has been commissioned by London Transport Museum to produce four posters on the theme of Parks and Gardens for London underground. She has created bespoke patterns for the Barbican Centre...

  • Professor Colin Gale

    Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Fashion and Textiles

    Professor Colin Gale is currently Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Fashion and Textiles. From an initial career start in Fine Art he has traversed virtually all of the art, design and media disciplines. He has research interests in high technology, business, cultural studies and has specialist expertise relating to design...

  • Sheila Griffiths

    Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader

    Sheila Griffiths is a Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader at Birmingham City University's School of Fashion and Textiles , where she teaches Pattern Cutting to undergraduate students on all three levels of the BA (Hons) Fashion Design programme and is Garment Technology pathway leader to the final year undergraduates. Sheila...

  • Zoë Hillyard

    Senior Lecturer

    Graduating in Embroidery, Zoë Hillyard’s career has combined part-time lecturing with a range of other roles; initially producing embellished knitwear for the fashion industry and later designing tailored knitwear collections for Marion Foale. An interest in the role of craft production as a livelihood strategy saw Zoë...

  • Sophie Johnson

    Lecturer - PR and Marketing

    Sophie graduated in 2011 from Birmingham City University on the former BA (Hons) Fashion Retail Management course. She began her career working for the fast fashion brand In Love With Fashion, managing their online promotions, including social media, digital marketing, influencer marketing and website management. Sophie then...

  • Claire Kelly

    Lecturer/Pathway Leader for MA Fashion Management and MA Luxury Brand Management

    After graduating from BCU with a first class honours in BA Fashion Retail Management, Claire was invited to join Harrods in Knightsbridge on their prestigious graduate programme. Here she gained experience across all areas of the business, received mentoring from senior management, and learnt first-hand the nuances essential...

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