Alison Lowe

Alison Lowe, MBE

Director of Careers and Enterprise, ACI

Course Leader

Department of Fashion , School Of Arts And Creative Industries

Alison is the Director of Careers and Enterprise for the School of Arts and Creative Industries, bringing her extensive Creative Industries experience, network and wealth of knowledge to the role.

Alison is also the Course Leader for MBA Fashion Entrepreneurship, MA Creative Enterprise and BA Fashion Studies Top-Up courses. Alison has built a reputation as one of the leading supporters of creative talent and start-up businesses in the UK and has been recognised for her work by HRH The Queen and named as one of the Maserati100.


  • BSc Hons (2001) Business Management, Open University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (2004) Open University
  • Professional Certificate in Management (2000) Open University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (1998) Open University
  • D32 / D33 NVQ Assessors Awards (1997) City and Guilds
  • Initial Tutor Training (1997) Open College Network and Initial Certificate in Teaching Basic Skills (1997) City and Guilds
  • Common Purpose Graduate (1999)

Areas Of Interest

  • Fashion and textiles