Former Chief Executive, Qatar Investment Authority
He oversaw some $60 billion worth of investments for his nation’s sovereign wealth fund, including stakes in Harrods, Tiffany and LVMH.
Chief Executive Formula E Racing HK, Former Chairman Novo Holdings
As founder of one of China’s biggest multi-brand fashion retailers, he has deep consumer insight and launched the trade show Novomania.
Founder & Chairman, Aldo Group
The Canadian footwear mogul founded his vertically integrated shoe company 40 years ago; it now turns over almost $2 billion a year.
The former banker oversees his family’s global apparel chain, which is known for colourful basics and provocative ad campaigns.
Managing Director, Condé Nast India
The award-winning executive has driven the expansion of Condé Nast’s media properties in India from a standing start.
Former Managing Director, Kering Luxury Division
The former head of Kering’s fashion division spearheaded a number of major initiatives for the group, including the Christopher Kane investment.
The Spanish apparel mogul pioneered the ‘fast fashion’ business model at vertically-integrated goliath Zara.
The fashion executive and third-generation ‘garmento’ has expanded the contemporary fashion market and has interests in a number of hot emerging labels.
Group President for Greater China, LVMH
He has overseen the world’s largest luxury goods group’s operations in the one of the fastest-growing global markets.
Outgoing Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, Apple Inc.
Before she was at the helm of Apple's retail division, Ahrendts turned once-stale British trench coat brand Burberry into a global fashion force.
Chairman, Loro Piana
Antoine Arnault is transforming an Italian footwear business into an upscale menswear brand and taking charge of communications at the conglomerate.
Chief Executive, Hermès
As a sixth-generation member of the family that founded Hermès, he ran its crucial jewellery and leather goods divisions before becoming chief executive.
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