Sustainability Consultant: Fashion, Textiles & Policy (MDes & MA) - Eco-Age
Philippa has 2 Master’s degrees in fashion sustainability and is Eco-Age’s textiles, materials and policy expert. Originally from a design background, a longstanding curiosity of the impact of materials directs her consultancy work and she finds great enjoyment developing solutions mitigate the industry's environmental and social impact through innovative, alternative, and regenerative material selection. She has spent over a year researching in South Asia, visiting a range of producers, from tiny, rural natural dyers and hand weavers to huge industrial manufacturers making garments for global fashion brands. Nowadays, she supports businesses depart from the linear economy, uphold ethical practices in supply chains, and keeping up to date with relevant policy changes, helping to lobby governments to ensure proposed policies are holistic and effective in driving change in the industry.