SPEAKER'S BIO

Ms. Leonie Barrie

Managing Editor, Just Style

An experienced business journalist with a background in fashion and textiles, Leonie Barrie has analysed global sourcing and production, technology, emerging markets, as well as retail, brand and marketing strategies, for the past 25 years. She has also interviewed industry leaders across the globe. As managing editor Leonie has travelled around the world to gain first-hand experience of the industry in various countries, and continues to deliver keynote speeches, chair roundtable and panel sessions at conferences, and write about the international apparel industry and the challenges and opportunities it faces.

With an editorial mission to help apparel sourcing professionals make better decisions, just-style is widely recognised as the essential online business tool for clothing professionals worldwide. Every month, over 78,000 executives visit the site to keep on top of the latest industry developments.