Dr Nazlı Alimen
Lecturer and Researcher
Dr. Nazlı Alimen works as a researcher and post-graduate supervisor and teaches on BA, MA and MSc courses in the Institute of Jewellery, Fashion, and Textiles. She is a member of the Dress in Context Research Centre of the School of Fashion and Textiles and of the University's Race Equity Steering Comitee. Prior to joining...
MA Fashion Management and MA Luxury Brand Management Course Director
Barry Batson is the current Programme Director for MA Fashion Management and MA Luxury Brand Management at Birmingham City University. Barry’s 46 years of experience encompassed most aspects of the textile, clothing and fashion business and manufacturing functions here in the UK, Australia, and China. Barry has held several...
Lecturer in Textile Design
Sharon predominantly teaches and leads on L5 – Textiles in Contemporary practice, Professional Pathways and Entrepreneurship and design. L4 Client and Colour Modules. 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...
Sheila’s specialism is Constructed Textiles; mainly weave and knit with a little rug making, crochet, felt making, spinning etc thrown into the mix. Though a cliché, she finds natural forms fascinating, having a particular passion for (those who know her would say ‘obsession with’) shells, rocks and minerals. Their shapes,...
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...
Fashion Design Lecturer
Elizabeth graduated with a First Class BA Honours degree from De Montfort University in Fashion and Contour Design. Her final major project focused on combining sportswear and swimwear in a collection of garments aimed at a girl travelling all over the world on her “Sabbatical”. With over ten years in industry, she began her...
Senior Lecturer on BA (Hons) Fashion Design
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...
Lecturer in BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion
Following five years of retail consultancy Annette started lecturing at BCU in 2016. She lectures across a range of modules at levels 4, 5 & 6 including Fashion Business Context, Buying and Merchandising, International Retailing and Self Promotion. Annette champions industry links including guest lectures and live retail...
Lecturer in Fashion Design
Dean is a full-time Fashion Design Lecturer at BCU and Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), with lecturing experience since 2012. Furthermore, Dean’s career outside of teaching spans over a decade, from design roles for High St suppliers and independent labels, to Creative Director of an independent streetwear...
Helen has 13 years of experience working as a Senior Creative Manager for international fashion retail brands such as Urban Outfitters. She has been heavily involved in creative project management, specialising in store openings, store re-fits and spatial planning. Her industry career has provided insights into all forms of...