Name: Nigel Rust
Bio: Nigel has been working with small and medium sized businesses in a business support capacity since 2005, including several years with the London Manufacturing Advisory Service/EEF.
He is now an independent Business Mentor and Coach specialising in small but growing businesses with a particular interest in fashion-related companies, having worked with both designers and manufacturers over the last few years, and having been instrumental, with Fashion Enter, City Fringe, The London College of Fashion (Centre for Fashion Enterprise), The British Fashion Council and others in supporting the fashion sector during that time.
has been running Fashion Enter's
business workshops for fashion designers since 2010 and has delivered several courses including the very popular 'Be Business Ready 2011' and 'Business for Creative People' series.
In 2012 he
is running the 'Business for Fashion' workshops at The Fashion Studio
As a Specialist Adviser for Fashion Enter, he also works directly with designers and manufacturers on a one-to-one mentoring, coaching or project basis.
Having run his
own business Nigel
is experienced in starting up, growing and establishing a business - both in the home and export markets.