Board Members

Emily Caston – Chair

Emily Caston – Chair

Emily Caston is Professor and Director of the Creative Industries Research Centre at the University of West London. She was co-investigator on the AHRC-funded […]

Katy Barker

Katy Barker

Katy Barker is one of UK’s leading photographic and film agents. A well-respected figurehead in the fashion and visual worlds since the 1990s, she […]

Sally Anne Bolton

Sally Anne Bolton

Sally Anne Bolton is a fashion editor and consultant based in London and previously Junior Fashion Editor at The Sunday Times Style magazine. She worked […]

Bryony Dixon

Bryony Dixon

Bryony Dixon is Curator of Silent Film at the BFI. She has researched and written on many aspects of early and silent film and […]

Jonathan Faiers

Jonathan Faiers

Jonathan Faiers is Professor of Fashion Thinking at Winchester School of Art, teaching across a number of arts and design courses on the history […]

Andrea Gelardin

Andrea Gelardin

Andrea Gelardin is a fashion photographer, creative director, curator and filmmaker. She has worked with a number of major fashion houses such as Louis […]

Ruth Hogben

Ruth Hogben

Ruth Hogben is a filmmaker based in London. Between 2005 and 2009 she assisted the acclaimed fashion photographer Nick Knight. Since then she has continued […]

Marion Schmid

Marion Schmid

Marion Schmid is Professor of French Literature and Film at The University of Edinburgh. Between 2015 and 2017 she was principal investigator of an AHRC- […]

Lou Stoppard

Lou Stoppard

Lou Stoppard is former editor of SHOWstudio and a freelance fashion journalist, curator and broadcaster. She is a contributing editor at GQ and writes regularly […]

Vanessa Toulmin

Vanessa Toulmin

Vanessa is Professor at The University of Sheffield, where she is Director of City and Cultural Engagement. She chairs numerous initiatives and organisations including […]