Katherine Boxall, MA with Distinction, SFHEA, BA Hons, is an accomplished academic and industry professional. After earning her degree in Design Management, she embarked on a career in advertising, managing accounts for prominent brands such as Harvey Nichols, Oxo Tower, Schuh, BMW, Mercedes, Audi, among other major blue chip and fast-moving consumer goods companies. Following her advertising stint, Katherine ventured into global marketing communications with IBM before transitioning into the higher education sector.
Katherine’s journey in Education began with the development of an award-winning Fashion Management & Marketing programme in London. Her years of crafting dynamic curriculums and teaching in the areas of Fashion Business and Creative Business, Management and Marketing, culminated in the establishment of the Business School for the Creative Industries. This school has since gained recognition, ranking 7th in the Business, Management, and Marketing category of the Guardian League tables for 2020/21. Currently, Katherine holds the position of Postgraduate Programme Leader for Luxury Business at the prestigious Istituto Marangoni in London. Her contribution to academia also extends beyond this role, having developed E-learning programmes for other Higher Education Institutions globally.
As an external fashion business advisor for multiple institutions, Katherine’s insights are widely sought after. She serves as an external Examiner for institutions like Glasgow Caledonian University and Goldsmiths. She has held the title of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2012, further underscoring her dedication and achievements in the realm of higher education.
Professor Terry Parrish is an established educationalist with over 20 years experience in teaching, training and managing educational programmes. He is a member of the Chartered Management Institute and has extensively worked in education in the United Kingdom. He started life as a Retail Manager and later advanced with a degree in Business & Management and a Level 6 Diploma in Management in Education. Terry is currently a Divisional Director at a Beacon College who has had responsibility for Professional Courses including Chartered Institute of Marketing. Institute Of Export, Institute of Credit Management and Chartered Management Institute.
Prof. Karl Bardosh is a Producer/Director/ Writer in Tisch School of Arts, USA, a master Professor at Tisch School Of Arts, New York University. He has done 26 different courses in Film and Television Production, Writing, History and Criticism, embracing all genres, from Narrative Workshop to Research and Writing for the Documentary. Has just created a new craft course: Cell Phone Cinema. He has done B.A. & M.A. and doctoral studies in Literature, Linguistics and Media University of Budapest Director Fellow, American Film Institute Center for Advanced Studies Prof. Karl Bardosh has been teaching 26 different courses during his 19 years tenure at New York University -Tisch School of the Arts Kanbar Institute of Film and Television including a new course of his own design- “Cell Phone Cinema” since the Fall, 2009 semester.
Mr. AVT Shankardass is a Motion Picture and Financer of Mission Impossible-IV. He began in the theater as a Director in London and Edinburg. After a brief transition into film directing with PRAYING FOR PLAY, THE COMPUTERS and THE STEPMOTHER. He moved to film production. He was also a screen writer with Tomhawk Entertainment and Warner Bros for 5 years.
He took over as CEO and Managing Director for Victory in 1998. Victory operated as Film Finance Corporation handling both tax efficient (soft monies) and equity funding, matched with debt structure in countries all across the world. Finance was provided to a number of studio as well and independent feature including, K-19 the WIDOWMAKER (Harrison Ford), SPY GAME (Brad Pitt), FEMME FATALE (Antonio Banderas), ALEXANDER (Colin Farrell), FLY BOYS (James Franco), JOHNNY WAS (Vinnie Jones) and BALL & CHAIN (Kal Penn). In 2000 he took over all Operations at Victory by way of a hospital take over and subsequently Victory conducted a private stock floatation in 2005, which resulted in a 400% increase in stock value.