Ultimate power player of African fashion

University of Hertfordshire’s Dr Shaun Borstrock has been named in a 2015 power list for African fashion. 

The distinction, published by the fashion magazine New African Woman, honours Africa’s creatives, who have made a significant contribution to the fashion industry.

Dr Borstrock is the Associate Dean in the School of Creative Arts at the University and, as a Trustee of Design for Africa and a board member of Cape Town Fashion Council; he has dedicated his work to the development of young African design talent. He is the founder of the Shaun Borstrock Foundation for Creative Industries - which aims to mentor, nurture and empower young learners and emerging designers within the creative industries in South Africa.

“I am delighted to have been included in this year’s Africa Power list and look forward to continuing the work I do, along with other dedicated colleagues, through collaborative projects that upskill and improve the lives of people in Africa” said Dr Borstrock.  

Dr Borstrock is also Head of Design at the University and director of luxury brand consultancy firm ‘In Pursuit of Luxury’. To see the full power list, visit - http://www.newafricanwomanmagazine.com/

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For more information, please contact Kelsey Arif, University of Hertfordshire Press Office on 01707 285163, Email: k.arif3@herts.ac.uk

Notes to Editor


The University is the UK’s leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector.  It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel. 

The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region’s largest employers with 2,700 staff and a turnover of over £238 million.

With a student community of 25,300 including 2,800 overseas students from 100 different countries, the University has a global network of over 195,000 alumni. It is also one of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old, according to the new Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings 2014.

For more information, please visit www.herts.ac.uk

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• The University of Hertfordshire is the UK’s leading business-facing University and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel. • The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region’s largest employers with over 2,425 staff and a turnover of more than £234 million. With a student community of over 25,100 including more than 2,900 international students from over 120 different countries, the University has a global network of over 175,000 alumni. For more information, please visit www.herts.ac.uk • The University of Hertfordshire was awarded the Times Higher Education ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2010’.

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