Search Presenters


search a presenter by name or topics to see the title/s of her/his presentation/s, and directly access to either the presentation blog space or placement into the general program.

milan oral Dilys Williams

Professor Dilys Williams FRSA is founder and Director of Centre for Sustainable Fashion, a University of the Arts London Research Centre, based at London College of Fashion. Dilys’ work explores fashion’s relational ecological, social, economic and cultural elements to contribute to sustainability in and through its artistic, business and educational practices.

Trained at Manchester Metropolitan University and holding a UAL professorship in Fashion Design for Sustainability, Dilys publishes widely on fashion and sustainability in peer reviewed academic journals and published books.  Dilys’ work draws on extensive experience in lead womenswear designer roles for international collections, including Katharine Hamnett, Liberty and Whistles. This industry experience is complimented by a longstanding internationally recognised teaching and research portfolio focused on the development of sustainability centred design practices, based on principles of holism, participation and transformation design.

Current change-making engagement in wider societal and governmental arenas includes acting as a key witness in the UK Environmental Audit Commission enquiry into fashion and sustainability, her contribution cited in its recent report, Fixing Fashion. She is a member of theUNFCCC Global Climate Action in Fashionand sits on advisory committees for Positive Luxury and the Global Fashion Agenda. Her place on the Evening Standard’s London’s Progress 1000 list in 2015, 2016 and 2017 evidences the public and academic influence of her work alongside regular appearances on broadcast television, radio and magazines including recent appearances on BBC World, Sky News, Radio 4, WWD, the Gentlewoman and Elle magazine.

Oral Presentations:

Fashion Design for Sustainability: a framework for participatory practice

Additional Info

  • Affiliation: .

You have no rights to post comments