Ruth Jacob is an academic with over 15 years of experience within the education sector. She has taught at institutions including, London South Bank University, the University of Law, the University of East London and the Fashion Retail Academy as well as within FE and earlier stages of education.
Along with her work in education, Ruth is also a practitioner in fashion, having founded her menswear line BIGGER BOY in 2013. Her industry experience also includes working with UAL fashion design alumni, fashion editorials, PR, media, communications, and marketing organisations, such as: Karla Otto, and with brands including Celine, Givenchy, Craig Green, David Koma, & Other Stories, Arket; LOVE Magazine; Sky News; ITV; City AM and the Geneva-based UN Conference for Trade & Development.
She is establishing herself in the area of research and editorial work and is actively involved in publishing scholarly articles based on her interests in subjects ranging from: fashion, culture, globalisation, EDI, music and the creative industries though to marketing, business enterprise, economics, developing and emerging markets and technology. She has also appeared as a research panellist for institutes in London and Rwanda.
Ruth holds qualifications in BA (Hons) in Journalism with Economics, MA Broadcast Journalism, MA Fashion, PGCE in Post Compulsory Education and is a Senior Fellow of the HEA.
MA Fashion Marketing and Global Cultures at London College of Fashion
MA Fashion Global Retailing at London College of Fashion