The BritCham Leaders in Business Lunch series is a platform for thought leaders from a variety of industries to discuss current business issues and trends, and their individual leadership philosophy.
BritCham welcomes Hilary Alexander, OBE, a renowned British journalist and the Fashion Director of The Daily Telegraph to the upcoming Leaders in Business Lunch to speak on the rise of creative leadership within the fashion industry. Join us for this special event on Tuesday 4th November at the Raffles Hotel, which will be held in conjunction with Digital Fashion Week 2014 and in collaboration with the British Council.
About Hilary Alexander OBE:
Born in New Zealand, Hilary Alexander OBE is the former Fashion Director of The Daily Telegraph. She retired from the Telegraph in 2011, after 26 years, and has continued to work as a freelance stylist and writer, for websites and magazines including Hello!, and as a fashion consultant for Marks & Spencer' s per una range.
She works regularly with a number of charities, including Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, and the British Heart Foundation, and styles annual gala fashion shows for Breast Cancer Care, and
The Household Cavalry Foundation's Fashion for the Brave. A long-established supporter of Graduate Fashion Week since it began more than two decades ago, she has been a GFW Trustee since 2011.
She has been named British Fashion Journalist of the Year twice (1998 and 2003). In May 2001, she was awarded the title Visiting Professor by the London Institute, and in November, 2007,
was honoured with the title Doctor of Design by Nottingham Trent University. She was awarded the OBE for services to fashion journalism on November 28, 2013.