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.
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.
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.
Chief Executive, The Wall Group
The founder of management company The Wall Group, which boasts over 150 clients, helped usher in the rise of the celebrity stylist.
Chief Executive Officer, Fashion Commission of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture
After spearheading sustainability initiatives at the likes of Kering and Swarovski, he took the helm at one of the industry’s most distinguished educational institutions before leading the Fashion Commission of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture.
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.
Founder, Diana Opoti PR
The Kenyan television producer is becoming a nexus for pan-African fashion industry initiatives and one of the continent’s most ambitious industry leaders.
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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