At the Centre for Fashion Enterprise, we are passionate about helping fashion and FashTech businesses succeed. Find out more about the people behind our work.

Advisory Board

CFE’s advisory board members are industry experts giving their expertise and time freely to guide innovation and future strategy of CFE as a leading fashion and fash-tech business incubator.

  • Judith Tolley

    Head of Centre for Fashion Enterprise

  • Matthew Drinkwater

    Head of Fashion Innovation Agency

  • Linda Roberts

    Director of Business and Innovation, London College of Fashion

  • Prof Frances Corner

    Pro-Vice Chancellor, London College of Fashion

  • Toby Meadows

    Fashion Business Consultant

  • Helen Newman

    Partner, Cms Cameron Mckenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

  • Jim Pickles

    Department of International Trade

  • Jane Shepherdson

    Former Chief Executive, Whistles

  • Tim Hockings

    Financial Director, Pentland Group Plc

  • Dinny Hall

    Founder & Ceo, Dinny Hall Designer Jewellery


We work with external consultants to provide supported SMEs with expert knowledge and business strategy.

  • Sarah Blackburn

    Garment Tech Consultant, Dot and Cross

  • Angela Quaintrell

    Product range planning, pricing & sales

  • Paul Cash

    Branding, Rooster Punk Group

  • Amanda Baker

    Branding, Rooster Punk Group

  • Richard Hughes-Jones

    Lean Business Model

  • Sam Roberts

    Digital Strategy, Liberty Marketing

  • Dr Stacie Stahnke

    Personal Professional, Go Spire

  • James Sweeney

    Market Entry Programme, Transive

  • Grant Boston

    Market Entry Programme, Transive Ltd

  • Gabbi Cahane

    Pitch deck and Investment Mentor, Multiple London

  • Emma Zangs

    Communication and Movement Coach

  • Sarah Thelwall

    Cashflow and financial Planning, Creative United

  • Nigel Rust

    Cashflow and financial Planning, Creative United

  • Stuart Balmer

    Cashflow and financial Planning, Creative United

  • Helen Panzarino

    Cashflow and financial Planning, Creative United