Academic and professional qualifications
Since graduating from Liverpool John Moores University with an Honours Degree in Fashion and Textiles, I have worked at Senior Management levels within the Fashion Industry in both apparel and footwear, branded and own-brand product areas.
Experience and areas of specialism include trend forecasting/adaption, product development, the fashion supply chain and global sourcing. I currently teach part-time as a Lecturer on Fashion Business within MMU, whilst also co-running a footwear retail business. This enables me to share relevant and contemporary business information is with my students, whether that relates to blue chip retail or entrepreneurship. I take a keen interest in researching and discussing the many challenges that the contemporary fashion industry faces.
BA(Hons) Fashion Buying and Merchandising
BA(Hons) Fashion Promotion
BA (Hons) International Fashion (Top Up)
Fashion Research Project Supervisor
Final Year Personal Tutor
Academic Placement Student Tutor
Membership of professional associations
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK – FHEA
Manchester Fashion Institute
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester M15 6BG
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