london luxury think tank

13 JUNE 2019
10 Spring Place, Kentish Town, London NW5 3BH
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The French Chamber of Great Britain and Walpole, in partnership with Spring Studios, are delighted to launch the second edition of their London Luxury Think Tank.

This year, the think tank, dedicated to luxury leaders, will explore the latest innovations in sustainability that will drive the future of luxury.

Taking place in London, at Spring Studios, the home for luxury events, the think tank will assemble leaders, pioneers and experts from across the fields of Luxury, Fashion, Technology, Research & Innovation, CSR, Ethics and Sustainability to share ideas, expertise and insights.

This one day event will feature visionary talks by high profile speakers, in-depth panels and debates,  and inspirational personal stories from pioneers.


Keynote speakers:

Livia Firth

Co-Founder & Creative Director - Eco Age

Caroline Rush CBE

CEO - British Fashion Council

Robert Skinner

Executive Director - United Nations Office for Partnerships


Rachel Arthur

Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer - The Current Global

Pierre-Alexandre Bapst

Sustainability Director - Hermes

Sylvie Bénard

Head of Sustainability - LVMH

Michael Beutler

Director of Sustainability Operations - Kering

Janet Carpenter

Managing Director - Spring Studios

Clara Chappaz

Global Growth Officer - Vestiaire Collective

Jonathan Chippindale

Chief Executive - Holition

Doina Ciobanu

Creative / No More Plastic Ambassador

Carole Collet

Professor in Design for Sustainable Futures - Central Saint Martins

Patrick Foster

Chief Business Officer - Drivy

Christophe Georges

President & CEO - Bentley Motors

Nicolas Gerlier

Founder & CEO - La Bouche Rouge

James Harford-Tyrer

Founder & CEO - Cudoni

Megan Higgins

Luxury Sector & Digital/Analytics Specialist - PwC

Bianca Jagger

Founder, President and Chief Executive - Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation

Hasna Kourda

Co-Founder & CEO - Save Your Wardrobe

Stephen Lussier

Chairman and Executive Vice-President - Forevermark / Consumer and Brands - De Beers Group

Nina Marenzi

Founder & Director - The Sustainable Angle

Tom Meggle

Founder & Director - Momentum 8 Ltd / Chairman of the Luxury Club - French Chamber of Great Britain

Tom Punch

Global President & Chief Creative Officer - Spring Studios

Nadja Swarovski

Member of the Executive Board - Swarovski

Michael Ward

Managing Director - Harrods / Chairman - Walpole

Kresse Wesling MBE

Co-Founder & Director - Elvis & Kresse


Tom Beagent

Director, Sustainability & Climate Change - PwC

Sarah Kent

Sustainability Correspondent - The Business of Fashion

Gachoucha Kretz

Affiliate Professor - HEC Paris

Brooke Roberts-Islam

Co-Director - Brooke Roberts Innovation Agency

Jakob von Baeyer

Head of Publications & Content - French Chamber of Great Britain

Host Partner
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General enquiries:
Leïla Hafez

Events Coordinator

French Chamber of Great Britain

Sponsorship & Partnership:
Wassime Haouari
Events Manager

French Chamber of Great Britain​

PR, Press & Content:

Guillemette Simon

Communication and Marketing Manager

French Chamber of Great Britain