Ellis Developments Limited

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Professor Julian Ellis OBE, M.Phil, C.Text, FTI, MRSC, MAE


Julian Ellis holds the degree of Master of Philosophy for research into the technology of fabrics. He was elected as Fellow of the Textile Institute (a body incorporated by Royal Charter) in 1985 in recognition of his major creative contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the field of textile technology.


He has been awarded an OBE for Services to the Technical Textiles Industry, and for services to the welfare of prisoners.


He is an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham


Julian is also Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has been actively employed in the textile industry for 46 years, much of it specialising in technical aspects of yarn, fabric and garment manufacture. He carried out research for Courtaulds Group in synthetic fibres, and was later technical manager of a company making knitted fabrics. 


He is a member of the Academy of Experts.


During the period when the government was operating its Quality Initiative Campaign, he was a listed consultant in quality control for projects funded by the Department of Trade and Industry in the United Kingdom. During that programme, He was responsible for installing quality controls systems within a number of textile and garment manufacturing companies.


He has been a freelance consultant in textile technology for 33 years, consulting to the knitting, fabric and clothing industries, including the provision of advice on quality control and quality assurance procedures and practices. He was also a Special Lecturer in the Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences at the University of Nottingham, where he provided advice and assistance in textile related matters to both surgical and engineering departments.


Julian has published a number of scientific and technical papers, has a number of patents, and enjoys public speaking. He is a past President of Nottingham Textile Society, and former Chairman of the Narrow Fabrics Group of the Textile Institute.


Julian Ellis served on the Independent Monitoring Board (formerly the Boards of Visitors) at Nottingham Prison for 22 years, and also on the Local Review Committee of the Parole Board. He was also a national trainer for IMB’s.


A formal curriculum vitae is available.

Julian Ellis will be delighted to hear from you. Telephone on +44 (0) 7976  425899

email: info@ellisdev.co.uk We are based at Far Close, Rolleston Road, Fiskerton, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0UJ,, United Kingdom