Helen Storey MBE is Professor of Fashion and Science at the University of the Arts in London and Co-Director of the Helen Storey Foundation.
Among her many achievements and awards, she recently won the Conde Nast Traveller Award for Best Design & Innovation (Sustainability category) for the Catalytic Clothing Project she is undertaking with Professor Tony Ryan OBE, University of Sheffield.
Helen holds a BA (Hons) and an MA in Fashion from Kingston University and Honorary Professorships from Duncan Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Herriot Watt and King's College, London. She trained at Valentino and Lancetti in Rome, and has held two UK Visiting Professorships, one in the Arts and one in Material Chemistry, and a Research Fellowship. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and, in June 2009, the Queen presented her with an MBE for Services to the Arts.