Dr. Kate Goldsworthy is a designer and academic working to bridge science, industry and design through multidisciplinary & practice-led research. She is co-founder of the Centre for Circular Design at UAL, and a member of the EPSRC Forum in Manufacturing Research. Having worked in the design industry for over ten years, in 2012 she completed the first UK practice-based doctorate focused on ‘designing textiles for the circular economy’. Since then she has continued to explore future manufacturing and recovery contexts, including ten years with UK fibre-to-fibre technology start-up Worn Again. She advises on several industry boards and policy groups and her design work has been exhibited & collected internationally.