Nadia is the Programme Director for the Performance Courses at London College of Fashion, UAL. She has previously been Costume Course Leader at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Huddersfield. She is Reviews Editor (Exhibitions and Events) for the journal Studies in Costume and Performance, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a PhD candidate. Nadia’s costume design work has encompassed new and classic writing, opera, folk and contemporary dance, experimental site-specific devised work and live art, including international festivals. With a collaborative approach to performance devising, her work explores the human body, movement, and how costume-led design practice can engage audiences with performance. She has also curated and produced costume events. Nadia Joined the SBTD, and more recently the Committee, because of the wealth of knowledge and experience of its members and the collaborative, supportive spirit with which it is led as its influence and reach grows.