Meet our previous speakers
A passion for the outdoors and a keen surfer in his own time, Ollie was the Sustainability Specialist for Kathmandu.
On the Product Team at SAC Julie is responsible for building and maintaining the Higg Index tools
In 2016, Matt was appointed as CEO for Salvos Stores Southern Territory and in May 2018 was appointed as National Director.
“I vow to use my expertise in business strategy to help organisations deliver positive social & environmental outcomes.”
Elin describes her journey with Filippa K. as a long and windy road.
As Head Marketing and Comms Dreszig has seen Bluesign adopted by global leading textile manufacturers.
Brooke was the Chair of the International Forum for Cotton Promotion, and member of the Australian Cotton Conference Committee since 2012.
With a degree from Pennsylvania State University in Environmental Resource Management, Megan began her career as a sustainability consultant.
"Today, my team and I remain dedicated to developing and communicating a clear message conveying the importance of being responsible."
GFX has grown into an international platform promoting sustainability in the fashion.
Completing her PhD in sustainable textiles with Mistra Future Fashion, Clara's an advisory Member for Fashion Revolution
His acclaimed expertise within the field encompasses over 17 years, across CSR within 8 sectors.
Reucassel has managed to change the evolution of recycling and the general consensus for waste management in Aus.
At Australia Post Andrew led a dual focus of making Australia Post both environmentally and commercially sustainable.
Gordon has been a consumer advocate for 30 years, educating on ethical and sustainable fashion choices for consumers and brands.
For 15+ years Wendy's partnered with fashion and retail organisations to review, define and improve strategies.
Straight out of his RMIT University Clothing & Production course, Yianni started his own womenswear label.
Cameron Neil is an entrepreneur and strategist engaged in building more good for people and the planet.
With a decade of experience in various responsible investment and ESG roles.
With over 35 years in the clothing and the textile industry Ben started within the family fashion business.
Following the successful completion PhD, Lisa traded in the advertising career for a green-collar career.
Blake has a background in Resource Economics and completed a Masters in Environmental Management.
Jo's trained researcher, sustainability analyst and proficient in advising in life-cycle assessment.
Graham is one of the creators of the Greenest T-shirt on the Planet!
Julian's mission is to provide a platform for fashion start-ups, established apparel businesses.
Currently Edwina is working in Europe to expand Vivify as a global player.
Jodie has 15 years’ experience in corporate sustainability, life cycle thinking and the circular economy in Europe / Australia.
Elysia is passionate about embedding innovation to support sustainability at all stages of fashion systems.
"Renting dresses saves money and space - fundamentally it's better for the environment."
In 2015, Celine shifted her focus to SME’s and joined Mara Hoffman, a privately owned apparel company.
mara hoffman, NY
In 2015, Celine shifted her focus to SME’s and joined Mara Hoffman, a privately owned apparel company. [..]
"Renting dresses saves money and space - fundamentally it's better for the environment." [..]
Textile Training, AU
Elysia is passionate about embedding innovation to support sustainability at all stages of fashion systems. [..]
Making a Difference
This will be an ongoing journey over the next 5-10 years (in reality). We believe recycled textile products and waste recovery processes will lower in cost and become a more competitive market.There’s much to be explored, celebrated and shared in this space.