TCCE in partnership with Editorial Intelligence presents: ‘Sustainable Futures’ Breakfast Salon

Hear from Professor Sandy Black from the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, sustainability consultant Jim Haywood & Olivia Knight, Founder ‘Patchwork Presents’ on conscious consumerism, the circular economy and sustainable living.

Kindly hosted by Somerset House, eiClub breakfast salons are an intimate gathering of individuals looking for stimulating content, conversation and new connections.

Refreshments included.

Professor Sandy Black
Sandy works at the intersection of design, arts, science, craft and technology in the context of sustainability; innovation in knitwear, fashion and textile design and  has extensive experience in both the fashion industry and academia.
Sandy publishes widely including The Sustainable Fashion Handbook published in 2012 by Thames and Hudson to international acclaim, and Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft also published in 2012 by V&A Publishing, based on extensive archival and contemporary research.

Olivia Knight, founder, Patchwork Presents.
Olivia spent the first ten years of her career working as a Challenger brand strategist at eatbigfish, then two years creating campaigns for an environmental charity Do The Green Thing before launching Patchwork Present, a site that lets friends get together to fund one gift that’s really wanted – piece by piece.

Jim Haywood
Jim is an independent sustainability consultant with extensive experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors where he has held a variety of senior executive roles. Most recently, Jim developed and led the environment campaigns of Business in the Community (BITC), supporting a wide range of multi-national corporates at Board level in their own sustainability programmes (including IBM, BT, EDF Energy, Unilever, Lloyds Banking Group, Alliance Boots, M&S, United Utilities) as well as engaging a wider group of businesses to encourage environmentally sustainable best practice. 

Sally Taylor
, The Culture Capital Exchange.

Places are very limited, to register please email

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