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Meet the team


Anna Fitzpatrick

Project Coordinator (on maternity leave)

Anna works alongside Prof. Helen Storey coordinating the research and curriculum development that working in Za’atari has enabled. The urgency of the Climate Emergency plays in an important role in this work.


Constance Jeffreys

Knowledge Exchange Associate (Sustainability)

Constance Jeffreys takes an intersectional and anthropological approach to co-create meaningful projects within sustainability.


Eve Flitman

Director’s Assistant and Project Support

Eve provides administrative support to Dilys Williams for projects, bids and proposals. Additionally, Eve supports the CSF Director with event preparation, systems management and project research.


Julia Crew

Course Leader, MA Fashion Futures

Julia is the Course Leader for the MA Fashion Futures, a postgraduate course that forefronts social and environmental issues within a fashion context.


Prof Lucy Orta

Chair of Art and the Environment

A visual arts practitioner addressing key social and ecological challenges through making and collaborative working. Founder of the UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme.


Naomi Bulliard

Head of Strategy

Naomi oversees the development, delivery and evaluation of our core activities and strategic collaborations across Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange.


Nina Stevenson

Head of Education

Nina is an educator who enjoys collaborating with others to develop complex sustainability ideas into creative and measurable learning in online and offline spaces.


Dr Victoria Geaney

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Fashion, Sustainability and Materials Innovation

Victoria uses her practice-led research to interrogate and explore collaborative fashion and biology approaches through the lens of feminist new materialisms.


Camilla Palestra - FHEA

Curatorial Associate

As Curatorial Associate, Camilla works on exhibitions, artists residencies, art and design commissions, including the ongoing AER Art for the Environment International Residency Programme.


Prof Dilys Williams

Director, Centre for Sustainable Fashion and Professor of Fashion Design for Sustainability

Dilys' research, design and teaching practice explores participatory and transformation design to realise fashion as sustainability in action.


Dr Francesco Mazzarella

Senior Lecturer in Fashion and Design for Social Change

Francesco’s research spans the fields of fashion activism, decolonising fashion, fashion sustainability, design for social change, and place-making. He also teaches in a number of courses across LCF.


Katelyn Toth-Fejel

CSF Design School Associate

Katelyn is a designer, artist, lecturer and PhD researcher whose work centres on localism and the everyday social aspects of fashion and sustainability.


Dr Mila Burcikova

Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Research Development Lead, Centre for Sustainable Fashion

Mila’s research investigates alternatives to the current fashion system. Her current projects focus on the connections between fashion and agriculture, rural fashion systems, and the role of time and cyclical patterns in sustainable living.


Natasha Mays

Director’s Assistant and Project Support

Natasha provides administrative support via inbox and calendar management for Dilys Williams.


Prof Sandy Black

Professor of Fashion, Textile Design & Technology

Design-led research integrating fashion, textiles and technology in the context of sustainability transformation.


Charley Copperthwaite

Knowledge Exchange Officer (Sustainability)

Charley co-creates sustainability-led projects with our industry partners. She supports in driving sustainability forward in fashion and championing education in this arena.


Ella Andrew

Knowledge Exchange Project Manager (Sustainability)

Ella applies her expertise in environmental and climate policy to the management and delivery of CSF’s Knowledge Exchange projects.


Prof Helen Storey - MBE, RDI, FRSA

Professor of Fashion & Science

Working across design, science & technology in service to humanitarian sector.


Lou Budd

Education Projects Coordinator and Knowledge Exchange Project Manager

Lou coordinates and manages collaborative projects across CSF’s Education and Knowledge Exchange teams.


Monica Buchan-Ng

Head of Knowledge Exchange (Sustainability)

CSF’s Head of Knowledge Exchange leads our work with industry partners, CSF team members and the wider college to bring our co-created sustainability projects to life.


Nicole Zisman

Project Administrator – Decolonising Fashion and Textiles

Nicole is a fashion designer, visual artist and equalities researcher addressing the body in physical and digital culture. She is especially interested in the visuality of assimilation, and seeks to challenge the notion of a fixed truth that ‘seeing is knowing.’


Dr Seher Mirza

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Seher is a design practitioner, researcher and facilitator. She has 15 years’ experience working at grass roots level craft development in marginalised communities with thriving material cultures.

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