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

    Senior Lecturer and Course Leader on 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...

  • 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

    Programme Director: Fashion Undergraduate Programmes Senior Lecturer

    Sheila is a senior lecturer and programme director for the suite of Undergraduate Fashion Programmes. She has extensive experience as a Pattern Cutter working within the fashion industry, across all product areas prior to and whilst progressing into teaching some 20years ago, where alongside her teaching of pattern cutting and...

  • 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...

  • Clare Langford

    Lecturer in Textile Design

    Clare Langford is currently third year coordinator of the Textile Design Programme and teaches Constructed Textiles on L5 (second year) and L6 (third year). Having graduated with a first class honours in Constructed Textiles (specialising in weave) Clare went on to win a number of awards including an RSA Design Award which...

  • Louise Martin

    Foundation Year Course Director

    Louise’s Masters in textile design established the foundation for her design journey.  From this platform, Louise started to build a career as an interior designer, regional design manager, stylist, and as a lecturer in fashion and textiles. Louise now has  over 10 years' teaching experience as a lecturer. As a designer...

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