Dr Felix de Beaumont

Senior Lecturer

Professional Biography

Dr de Beaumont studied European Studies and then German with Theatre Studies. Following a career as a make-up artist and journalist/broadcaster, he studied psychology as a mature student in London. His PhD was on ‘Colour memory and matching expertise’. Dr de Beaumont regularly lectures abroad on his main areas of interest – fashion psychology, psychology of beauty and issues relating to consumer behaviour. 


  • BA (Hons) 2.1 Queen Mary College University of London
  • MA grade point 1.8 Ludwig Maximillians Universitaet , Munich
  • BSc (Hons) 2.1 Goldsmiths , University of London
  • PhD University of London

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2008 to 2014: Heythrop College, University of London: VL /module leader Consumer Psychology; Social Psychology; Health Psychology; Sport psychology. Teaching and dissertation supervision.
  • 2013 to date: WISP Warsaw International : Visiting Lecturer- Psychology of fashion & Beauty; Consumer Psychology; Media Psychology
  • Since 2014 : London College of Fashion, University of the Arts : Visiting Lecturer, MSc Fashion Retail ; Consumer & Fashion Psychology; Masters Supervision

Other Outputs

Consultancy:  Smartville, Zurich, Switzerland

Research Supervision

Supervision of Masters level dissertations at Regents and London College of Fashion

Research Interests

Fashion; Consumer issues; Gender/sexuality:

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • BPS Chartered Psychologist status awarded 2006
  • Associate Fellow of BPS – awarded June 2012
  • Associate Fellow  of the Higher Education Academy 2007
  • Member of German Federation of Psychologists since 2009

Teaching & Course Development


  • Psychology of Fashion
  • Human sexuality & Gender
  • Sport , Performance & Expertise
  • Social Psychology

Course development

  • Accreditation of Psychology BSc
  • development of modules for Psychology and Business & Management


External examiner for Integrated degree Psychology, Goldsmiths, 2014-17