Alison Lowe, based in London UK, is a leading industry expert on fashion brand development and growth. She founded and leads two fashion incubator agencies which work with emerging fashion brands around the world, as well as acting as a consultant to a broad range of international fashion brands. Alison also works with numerous universities to develop and deliver programmes and courses up to and including MSc level, on subjects including Fashion Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Start Up Fashion, Marketing and PR and currently teaches at the University of East London and the University of the Arts, London. She is a judge on the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. In 2017 she was awarded MBE for Services to the Fashion Industry.