Meet the Experts

January 10, 2018

These are the experts who give us their perspectives in our Expert Opinion column.

Anne Prahl

Expertise: Design for Sustainability

Anne Prahl is an independent design professional with over 20 years of experience in the sports and fashion industry and specialises in design-driven sustainable innovation, which embeds opportunities to improve resource efficiency and enable more considered consumption.

Her projects involve design research and writing, trend forecasting and analysis, creative direction and design and development of materials and products, as well as inspiring others through motivational talks and tailor-made workshops & training. Anne holds an MA in Design for Textiles Futures and a PhD in sustainable design for Wearable Technology from the University of the Arts London.



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Frank Becker

Expertise: Sustainable Development

Frank has been working since 2001 in the area of sustainable development in the context of regional economics, re-use strategies as well as social cooperation networks.



Rachel Freire

Expertise: Bespoke Tailoring

Rachel has over ten years of experience in fashioning custom textile commissions and more recently is also working in e-textiles and wearable technology, with an interest in mapping data to the body.