Our staff

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  • Dauvit Alexander

    Programme Leader

    Rusty bolts lie by the side of the road. A coffee jar filled with corroded spring washers sits on the windowsill of a disused engineering works. Someone throws a cast-iron fencing spike into a skip. A piece of pitted steel washes up on the beach. These are not the images normally associated with the worlds of either...

  • Karen Barlett

    Senior Technician

    Karen trained as a Jewellery Designer/ Maker and has a post-graduate Master of Arts degree in jewellery & related products. Karen has over twenty years of experience working within arts education and works as part of the Technical Team at The School of Jewellery. The scope of her duties includes: Operating the School of...

  • Beaulagh Brooks

    Course Director/Senior Lecturer & School Lead Academic

    A highly experienced Educator, Academic, Manager and Designer-Maker, with a passion for Teaching & Learning focusing on the Creative Industries and Applied Arts. Beaulagh is especially interested in Studio Practice and developing students employability and Graduate enterprise skills, alongside creative research and practice....

  • Dr Ann-Marie Carey

    Research Fellow

    Ann-Marie is a Research Fellow in the School of Jewellery. She specialises in combining craftsmanship with laser technology to introduce new perspectives of understanding. She has worked with museums in London and Birmingham to create replicas of the Cheapside Hoard and Staffordshire Hoard respectively. In her academic...

  • Glen Day

    Lecturer, International Jewellery Business

    Over 35 years’ experience working for some of the biggest and best companies in the UK Jewellery industry. Influencing Business Strategy and marketing plans. Many senior positions held including Production Manager, Quality Control Manager, Business Manager and Business Development Manager; with expertise embedded in...

  • Michela Ferraro-Cuda

    Course Leader and Lecturer

    Michela Ferraro-Cuda has been awarded three times in a row for Jewellery Design for Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing by The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council (Silver award in 2021; Bronze award in 2010 and 2020). A graduate of the European Institute for Design in Milan (IED) with over 30 years’ experience in the jewellery...

  • Dr John Grayson

    Research Assistant, STEAM Postdoctoral Research Fellow

    The field of craft—the (hand) making of things—encompasses variety, different material disciplines; connectivity with historical making methods and material cultures; and, contemporary creative practice. Grayson has been immersed in this exciting world as both an academic within the university sector teaching ‘craft’, and as a...

  • Dr Sian Hindle

    Associate Director for Doctoral Researchers, Birmingham Institute of Jewellery, Fashion and Textiles | Course Leader, MA Jewellery and Related Products

    Sian Hindle is Associate Director for Doctoral Researchers at the Birmingham Institute of Jewellery, Fashion and Textiles, and Course Leader, MA Jewellery and Related Products. Sian’s research interests centre on jewellery as an element of dress, and she holds a PhD exploring how jewellery’s wear and use can contribute to the...

  • Jeremy Hobbins

    Deputy Head of School & Course Leader

    Originally graduating with a Business background, Jeremy transferred his skills into the horology world following his study of HND Horology at the School of Jewellery. Jeremy worked as a professional horologist for others, and himself, for 20 years before returning to the School to share his love of the subject and train a...

  • Andrew Howard

    Lecturer

    Andrew has been lecturing on the Jewellery and Silversmithing - Design for Industry (DFI) course since January 2016. He has strong links to the Jewellery Industry and uses these to his student’s advantage from organising group visits to allow students to see behind the scenes in large companies to sign posting them to the best...

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