Paul Alger is Director of International Affairs at the UK Fashion & Textile Association. Michele Duncan is the Marketing Account Manager for Lingerie and Swimwear in the UK for INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA fibre brand. Claire Franks founded Intimate Apparel Consultancy in 2009, the first industry specific recruitment and business consultancy service. Joanna Holmes is the Senior Lingerie Buyer for Shop Direct Group. The business' brand portfolio includes Very, Very.com, Littlewoods and Isme. Barbara Horspool is the Group Design Director for fashion retailer New Look Kelly Isaac is the founder of The Lingerie Collective, a group of independent UK and international lingerie and swimwear designers with a 'shared passion for exquisite lingerie, hosiery and accessories'. Gillian Proctor is the Leader and Principal Lecturer for the world renowned De Montfort University's BA (Hons) Contour Fashion and BA (Hons) Fashion & Contour Design courses Sharon Webb is Head of Lingerie Buying and Design at Debenhams, and Chairwoman of the annual Fashion Contour Ball, which will be held next month at The Savoy Hotel in London. As Buying Manager for Lingerie at Selfridges, Helen Attwood brings to the judging panel a wealth of experience.