SPEAKER'S BIO

Ms Katrin Ley

Managing Director, Fashion for Good

As Managing Director, Katrin Ley steers Fashion for Good’s global efforts to enable the daring invention and widespread adoption of good fashion practice. She does this by harnessing the power of innovation, practical action and cross-sector collaboration to drive the transition to a circular apparel and textile industry.

Katrin brings more than 20 years of relevant industry experience in fashion and impact investing with her. She joined Fashion for Good from Pymwymic, the ‘Put your Money Where Your Meaning Is Community’ of European wealthholders who invest for impact. Prior to this role, Katrin was Managing Director within the adidas Group (U.S. and Netherlands) and a Principal within the Boston Consulting Group (Germany and Scandinavia) – with a focus on private equity, consumer goods and technology. Katrin was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is the founding curator of the Amsterdam Global Shapers Hub.