Diane Richardson


Working at the heart of brands in product creation departments, Diane is a passionate product and brand strategist with a particular interest in helping industry players make better, environmental impact decisions. Her experience balances large corporate brand culture through to young, emerging brands and adapts her brand management principles accordingly. Diane has run her own agency for the last 10 years, co-founding SSEAMS in 2017. Taking strategic moves throughout her career, Diane has a strong understanding of brand growth indicators and infrastructure management and effectively succeeds in the delicate art and science of the apparel industry. She brings this knowledge back to Scotland and carries with her a powerful network of influencers.

Industry experience:
Nike, Timberland, MUJI, FIFA, SSEAMS


Andrew Dudgeon


Andrew Dudgeon is an award winning apparel designer and freehand digital illustrator with an immersive, progressive and process driven approach to design, storytelling and illustration. With experience working on extreme conditions
technical apparel, through elite performance wear to lifestyle/sportswear crossover products. His career has evolved to encompass both freelance apparel design and illustration and includes clients as diverse as Aimé Leon Dore, Beams Japan, Sabukaru, This Thing Of Ours, Hypebeast, New Balance, Radda Golf, Umbro and in-house concept projects for technical apparel manufacturers looking to showcase their capabilities for the athleisure market.

Industry experience:
Umbro, Ron Hill, Henri Lloyd


Adam Robertson

Managing Director 

Adam Robertson has spent his career creating practical solutions to business and design challenges. Through his work with startups/developing businesses well as his graphics and textiles work he has developed a deep understanding of the challenges faced in bring products to market and is passionate about creating better solutions to them. In his role as Managing Director of KC Manufacturing, he has overseen the creation and development of the KC Manufacturing efficient manufacturing private label model.


Nina Falk

Production Director 

Nina Falk is passionate about simple, elegant design solutions. She has spent 20 years in the fashion and textiles industry crafting a deep understanding of the resource effect of production and design techniques. Since founding KC Manufacturing she has brought together all this learning to create KC Manufacturing's private label product range 
Nina’s knowledge extends outside of just traditional manufacturing and Nina has regularly applied her design principles to projects and products outside of the norm. Including through her own brand This is Not Fashion (TINF) and her costume work with Gynoides.