Former Director of International Affairs, Amazon Tokyo Fashion Week
An ardent supporter of the homegrown Japanese fashion industry, she called upon the government to invest in the sector.
Founder & Chief Executive, F*hits
The prolific blogger and publicist has helped to develop the luxury market in her native Brazil while championing local designers.
Mayor of Paris
Paris’ first female mayor is also the first to take a real interest in the influence of the French capital as fashion’s most important hub.
Chief Executive Officer, Endeavor
Head of the world’s biggest modelling agency, Emanuel revolutionised Hollywood by consolidating the town’s biggest creative agencies.
Founder, International Talent Support
The emerging talent competition that she founded has now enrolled over 60,000 applicants, resulting in 550 finalists including Demna Gvasalia and Peter Pilotto.
President & Chief Executive, Black Frame
The digitally-savvy PR veteran founded his agency at Hedi Slimane’s urging and represents innovative brands in art, fashion and architecture.
Her transatlantic agency represents many of the industry’s most in-demand creative talents, such as Juergen Teller and Tim Walker.
President, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
The leader of Italy's Camera Nazionale della Moda has used his position of authority to put Milan back on the map.
Chief Executive, British Fashion Council
The career publicist is credited with increasing the visibility and importance of London Fashion Week on the international circuit.
Co-CEO, Elite Model Management
A leading talent manager, he has worked with some of the biggest names in modelling including Kendall Jenner, Liu Wen and Willow Smith.
Former Group Chief Executive & Chairperson, TECOM & Dubai Design and Fashion Council
The founder of Dubai's now-dissolved fashion council nurtured upcoming talent in the region through projects such as Dubai Design District.
Chief Innovation Officer, Fashion Tech Lab; Chief Innovation Officer, Pangaia
A pioneering fashion technologist, she incubates high-tech textiles and wearable technology businesses.
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