Jake Quintin LEITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1958-11-18
Education Bushey Meads Sch, Herts Coll of Art & Design, Loughborough Coll of Art & Design (BA), Birmingham Inst of Art & Design (MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations classical guitar, printmaking, catamaran sailing, gardening, songwriting, good food
Clubs Sopwell House Country
Style Jake Leith, Esq
Career interior textile designer; export designer Textile Dept Everest Fabrics Ghaziabad India 1983-84, interior designer/textile advsr Europa Shop Equipment Ltd 1984-85, self-employed interior designer Fantasy Finishes 1985-86, sr ptnr The Jake Leith Partnership interior designers specialising in furnishing fabrics and wall-coverings 1986-; private and commercial cmmns; CSD: memb assessor Textiles/Fashion 1996-, tstee and memb Cncl 1998-, chair Textiles/Fashion Bd 2001-03, memb Ethics and Professional Practice Ctee 2004-, vice-pres 2004-07; memb: Continual Professional Devpt Ctee 1995-97, Professional Standards Ctee 1995-98 (hon sec 2008-09, pres elect 2009-11, pres 2011-); external examiner, validator and advsr CHEAD 1997-, practicing assoc Acad of Experts 1998-2000; external examiner (Printed Textiles/Surface Decoration) Univ of E London 1998-2003, external examiner and consult (MA in design enterprise) Univ of Hull 2008-12; Loughborough Univ: ind assessor Multi-Media Textiles 1999-2000, internal examiner Furniture Design 2000-2002, co-ordinator and internal examiner Professional Business Studies 1999-2003; external advsr Utrecht Sch of Arts 2002-, external advsr Open Univ 2002-, external advsr Univ of Sussex 2005-, external assessor Manchester Met Univ 2013-; Univ of Brighton: internal examiner 2002-, visiting lectr 2002-03, area ldr business studies fashion and textiles 2003-, academic prog ldr fashion and textiles 2004-06 and 2011-, course validator 2005-, business and professional practice co-ordinator 2007-, memb Employability and Entrepreneurship Steering Ctee 2008-; memb Assoc of Degree Courses in Fashion and textile Design 2004-07, memb Colls Forum Steering Ctee British Fashion Cncl 2005-07; visual arts advsr Dacorum Borough Arts 1996-2004, judge Healey & Baker Fashion Awards 2002-06, external advsr South Coast Design Forum 2008-10, memb Nat Readers' Panel Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Educn 2009-, tstee Fashion Tst 2010-13, judge Sussex Fashion Awards 2011-13, tstee European Conference on e-Learning Ctee 2012, delg Br Cncl Saudi Arabia 2013; Freeman City of London, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Framework Knitters 2012; FCSD 1995 (MCSD 1983), FRSA 1996
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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