Ruth Jacob is an academic with over 15 years of experience within the education sector. She has taught at institutions including London South Bank University, the University of Law, the University of East London and the Fashion Retail Academy. Her subject areas extend to include journalism and education, having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism with Economics; an MA in Broadcast Journalism, both from City, University of London; a further MA in Fashion from Goldsmiths, University of London and a PGCE in Post Compulsory Education from the UCL Institute of Education. Ruth is also a Senior Fellow of the HEA.
As well as working in education, Ruth works as a practitioner in fashion, having launched her menswear line BIGGER BOY in 2013. She is establishing herself in the area of research and editorial work. She has interests in subjects ranging from fashion, music and the creative industries to business, economics, marketing and technology."