Ms Virginia Grose

Ms Virginia Grose

Virginia Grose BA Fashion Textiles, MBA,MA-HE SFHEA, Doctoral Researcher Circularity in Cashmere Supply Chains

Virginia has an industry background in design and

product development through working in global supply

chains from the UK to China, Sri Lanka and EU

to create commercially viable products. Virginia has been

involved in lecturing since 2007 with several institutions

in the UK and EU and is currently the Course

Director of the MA Fashion Business Management

programme at the University of Westminster, a course

which also runs at Informatics Institute of Technology

(IIT) Sri Lanka. Virginia is also the Liaison Tutor for the

University of Westminster Courses in Fashion Marketing

Communication at IED Barcelona and Milan. Her

research interests range from product development and

sustainability to risk management ethics and circularity

in fashion supply chains. She is currently researching her

Ph.D. at Robert Gordon University (RGU) Aberdeen,

focusing on sustainable product development and recycling

in cashmere knitwear supply chains.

  • Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media

Sustainable Development Goals
In brief

Research areas

My research surrounds the fashion supply chain and sustainability, originally researching in ethics and manufacturing I am currently pursuing my research in the area of climate change and overproduction and consumption of luxury British cashmere knitwear and the supply chain which extends from Mongolia to Scotland.

Skills / expertise

Sustainable fashion supply chain management ,fashion product development and production

Supervision interests

Fashion Sustainability Systems and the Supply Chain