Clara is a designer, researcher, educator and consultant who has worked in the sustainable fashion space in UK and Europe for ten years, and is now based in Sydney, Australia. She was part of the team at the University of the Arts London who designed The TEN, a pioneering sustainable design methodology used by brands including H & M; VF. Corp. and Gucci Group. Clara has recently established a consultancy business that utilises The TEN framework to equip Australian fashion companies with training and insight on sustainable product innovation and strategy.
Clara is currently completing a creative research PhD funded by MISTRA Future Fashion in the UK/Sweden. She was a Visiting PhD Fellow at University of Technology Sydney (2012-2014) and has taught sustainable fashion/textiles in higher education in the UK and Australia.
Clara is an Advisory Committee Member for advocacy group Fashion Revolution (Australia/New Zealand); and an Associate Researcher with the Textile Environment Design (TED) research group at University of the Arts London (UK).