Panel & Committee Members

Technical Editors

Dr William Oxenham Hon FTI CText ATI PhD BSc
Abel C Lineberger Professor & Associate Dean, North Carolina State University, USA

Professor John Miles
Emeritus Professor, Bath Spa University, UK

Professional Editor

Miss Rebecca Unsworth FCLIP MSc BA (Hons)
Director of Professional Affairs,The Textile Institute, UK

TT&D Committee

Chair Ms Vanessa Knowles
Managing Director, Pebble International, UK

Dr Michael James Denton Comp TI CText FTI DSc BSc
Retired Reader in Textile Industries, Senior Fellow, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Leeds (Editor Textile Terms and Definitions 11th Ed), UK

* Each subject convener is a member of the TT&D Committee

Subject Conveners & Panel

Natural Fibres Convener Mr Robert Rene Franck CText FTI FRSA
Consultant, Kent, UK

Natural Fibres Panel
Mr Kevin Russell
Mr Philip Green
Ms Abi Petit

Spinning Convener Dr William Oxenham Hon FTI CText ATI BSc
Abel C Lineberger Professor, North Carolina State University, USA

Spinning Panel
Dr Robert Jou, Taiwan Textile Research Institute, Taiwan
Dr Arindam Basu,Central Silk Board, India
Dr Thomas Cassidy, De Montfort University, UK
Dr Bulent Ozipek, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Weaving Convener Dr Kim Gandhi CText FTI PhD BSc Text FRSA FTA MCMI
Chartered Consultant, Manchester, UK

Weaving Panel
Mr Roger Gilmartin
Dr Xiaogang Chen, University of Manchester, UK
Bijoya Behra

Dyeing & Finishing Convener Dr Ian Holme CText FTI BSc PhD CChem FRSC CCol FSDC CEng FIMMM FTSCTechnical Editor, International Dyer, UK

Dyeing & Finishing Panel
Christine Holdstock
Mike Porter
John Dakin
Brian Burdett
John Easton
Sue Bolton
Peter Duffield
Lee Bullock

Colour Convener Dr Ian Holme CText FTI BSc PhD CChem FRSC CCol FSDC CEng FIMMM FTSC
Technical Editor, International Dyer, UK

Colour Panel
Christine Holdstock
Mike Porter
John Dakin
Brian Burdett
John Easton
Sue Bolton
Peter Duffield
Lee Bullock

Clothing Convener Mr Alan Cannon-Jones, UK

Clothing Panel
Ms Jennifer Bougourd
Ms Jean Perry
Mr John London
Mrs Jackie Jones

Design Convener Ms Ann Priest CText FTI MBA FRSA
Pro Vice Chancellor and Head of College of Art, Design and the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Design Panel
Alistair Knox, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Julie Pinches, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Amanda Briggs-Goode, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Tom Fisher, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Margaret Bushby, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Floor Coverings Convenor Mr Malcolm Sims
CEO Malcolm Sims and Associates, UK

Floor Coverings Panel
Alex Dandolo
Al Ross

Technical Textiles Convener Rev Brian J McCarthy CText FTI BSc (Hons) MSc C.Biol FSB FLS ProfGIMMMDirector, TechniTex, UK

Technical Textiles Panel
Dr Xiaogang Chen, University of Manchester, UK
Professor Subhash Anand MBE, University of Bolton, UK
Dr Subbiyan Rajendran, University of Bolton, UK

Nano Textiles Convener Rev Brian J McCarthy CText FTI BSc (Hons) MSc C Biol FSB FLS ProfGIMMM Director, TechniTex, UK

Sustainability Convener TBC

Sustainability Panel
Vanessa Knowles, Pebble International, UK
Laura Seppala, Independant Consultant, Finland
Priscilla Chan, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Clare Farrell, Goodone, UK
Kanchana Dissanayake, University of Manchester, UK
Dawn Ellams, Heriot Watt University, UK
Phil Geller, I & G Cohen, UK
Trevor Rowe, University of Bolton, UK
Alison Ashby, Plymouth University, UK
Pammi Sinha, University of Huddersfield, UK
Clare Hussey, Independent Consultant, UK
Alana James, Boras School of Textiles, Sweden
Mark Sumner,
University of Leeds, UK

Smart Textiles Convener Jane McCann CText FTI M Des RCA MPhil Visiting Professor, Smart Clothes, University of South Wales, UK

Smart Textiles Panel
Lieva Van Langehoven
Heikki Mattila
Lucy Dunne
Tilak Dias
Xiao-Ming Tao
Klaus Scheulen
Andreas Roepert
Dianne Jones
Roger Armitage
Joe Cunning
Anne Schwarz
David Lussey
Chris Nugent
Veronika Kapsali
Kirsty Wilson, Bench, UK

Manufactured Fibres & Yarns Convener Professor S C O Ugbolue CText FTI MSc PhD
Lecturer University of Massachusetts, USA

Manufactured Fibres & Yarns Panel
Professor X Zhang, Associate Professor North Carolina State University, USA
Professor R Sadiku Tshwane University of Technology, Republic of South Africa
Dr Y K Kim CText FTI Chancellor Professor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA

Yarns Convener Mr T Rowe CText FTIUniversity of Bolton, UK

Leather Convener Mrs Rachel Garwood Director of ICLT, The University of Northampton, UK

Knitting & Lace Convener Mrs P Mann

Non-Wovens Convener TBC

Narrow Fabrics TBC

Footwear TBC

Composites Convener TBC

Testing & Quality Control Convenor TBC 

Last revision: 19 May 2017