Chitra Buckley

/ Lead Supervisor

Chitra Buckley has 30 years experience in working with small and medium enterprises and department stores in fashion product development (from fibre to finished product), merchandising, branding and trend analysis in the UK, Canada and France. She has led the MA programme in Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation at London College of Fashion since 2010 and has mentored numerous fashion start-ups, as well as researching and lecturing on enterprise strategy, entrepreneurial mindset, leadership, innovation and fashion branding. As course leader for the MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation she coaches early stage fashion businesses and MSEs to support taking new fashion concepts to market. Recent graduates have launched and scaled sustainable fashion product, service and fashion-tech businesses in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa.