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Ruth Jacob

Profession
Lecturer in Fashion Marketing
Person Type
Staff
Ruth  Jacob

Biography

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 HE and earlier stages of education.

As well as working in education, Ruth is also a practitioner in fashion, having founded her menswear line BIGGER BOY in 2013.  Her industry experience also involves working with UAL design alumni, fashion editorial, communications, marketing and PR organisations, such as: Karla Otto, and with brands including Celine, Givenchy, Craig Green, David Koma, & Other Stories and 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 writings based on her interests in subjects that range from: fashion, music and the creative industries to marketing, business enterprise, economics, developing and emerging markets and technology.  She has also appeared as a research panellist for institutes in London, Rwanda and Ghana and is also an Advisory Board Member of the Council for International African Education.

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.

Links

MA Strategic Fashion Marketing at LCF