Zoe Mellick is a PhD candidate and teacher in Fashion at QUT in Brisbane. Zoe has been involved as a research assistant in two research projects examining the Australian cotton value chain (2016-18). She also has over a decade of experience working in retail with Australian fashion brands. Zoe’s educational and professional experience allows her to work at the interface of fashion, sustainability, retail and value chain research. Zoe’s PhD research, co-funded by Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) and an Australian Government Research Training Stipend, focuses on understanding opportunities to create sustainable value along the apparel and textile supply chain. This research is exciting because it is motivated by real-world challenges faced by the global fashion industry.
Centre Supervisor: Robyn Mayes