Fran Sheldon is a Fashion Futurist and Educator, with professional experience as a researcher and analyst for the fashion retail industry specialising in fashion technology, trend analysis and sustainable fashion solutions.
Fran holds an MA (Dist) in Fashion Promotion, and has taught globally at leading fashion schools in the subjects of trend, and fashion technology.
Fran has provided research and analysis for successful Fashion Revolution campaigns, and more recently as Head of Education at EDITED; designed and launched an online education platform for fashion retail professionals to encourage accurate retailing and data lead decision making. To date Fran has educated, and certified employees at John Lewis, Shop Direct, Ted Baker and many more. Currently, Fran heads up trend focused units on the BA Fashion Management and Marketing course, and is professionally recognised as an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.