London Summit 2019
6 June 2019 | etc Venues, County Hall
An event to discover, explore and connect with change-makers from over 600+ global brands, retailers, agencies, startups and tech companies.

Brands We Work With

Deborah Joseph

Editor-in-Chief, Glamour UK, Condé Nast

Deborah Joseph is an award-winning Editor who took over as Editor-in-Chief of GLAMOUR UK in November 2017. Prior to that, she spent six years working for fashion and celebrity tech start-ups and was a social media consultant for Jenny Packham. She has edited Easy Living, Brides and the Daily Mail’s Life and Style section. She is a mother of three children and three pugs.

Amie Shearer

Head of Influencer Marketing, Mumsnet

Amie heads up Mumsnet's Influencer Marketing team managing campaigns on the Mumsnet platform, our sister site Gransnet and across all other major social platforms for multiple brand partners. Amie joined Mumsnet in 2017, overhauling Mumsnet's Influencer Network of over 10,000 bloggers, vloggers and social media stars, introducing software to track members' channels and campaigns, putting data at the heart of every campaign.

Katy Lubin

Communications Director, Lyst

Katy is Communications Director at global fashion search platform Lyst. She leads the Lyst Insights data storytelling team, using search, sales and social media analytics to explore worldwide fashion and lifestyle trends. Prior to joining Lyst Katy worked in communications for the Net-a-Porter group and The British Fashion Council.

Lara Crisp

Editor, Gransnet

Lara Crisp is the Editor of Gransnet, the social networking site for over 50s and the UK’s 14 million grandparents. Gransnet receives over a quarter of a million unique users a month who visit the site for peer-to-peer advice, support and recommendations. It offers brands the opportunity to directly engage with potential customers, offering insight into issues and trends relevant to the over 50s.

Hege Sæbjørnsen

Country Sustainability Manager, UK & Ireland, IKEA

Hege Sæbjørnsen is the Country Sustainability Manager for IKEA UK & Ireland, responsible for all aspects of the retailer’s sustainability strategy. Hege joined IKEA in May 2015 as Sustainability Expansion Manager, leading the integration of sustainability into the expansion agenda at a time of rapid growth for the business.

Elise Ngobi

Senior Brand Strategy Manager, Dash Hudson

Elise Ngobi is the Senior Brand Strategy Manager at visual marketing platform Dash Hudson’s London office. Her expertise draws from a stint in a scaling startup, and years in the social, digital, content and print marketing world.

Georgina Wilson-Powell

Founder, pebble magazine

Sara Arnold founded curated fashion rental platform Higher Studio at the end of 2016 and the fledgling idea won the Business of Fashion “Future Voices” competition and incubation at Centre for Fashion Enterprise. Driven by the desire to incentivise creativity and circularity, Higher Studio is home to independent brands and iconic archive pieces.

Martin Robinson

Editor, The Book of Man

Martin has worked as a journalist, editor and business leader for a number of award winning consumer magazines over the last 17 years, with senior posts at Maxim, NME and as editor at ShortList magazine. Martin has been nominated for the BSME editor of the year awards 5 times for his work. The Book of Man is his vision for the future of men’s media, a support network for men today.

Katie Baron

Head of Retail, Stylus

Katie disseminates trends across retail, including digital commerce, store design and burgeoning business practices. She’s also authored two books on visual culture, and is a founding member of the Digital Anthropology Lab.

Mandy Saven

Head of Food, Beverage & Hospitality, Stylus

Mandy covers food culture and consumption, flavour innovation, product development and technology, as well as innovations in travel and hospitality. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the World Brand Congress.

Julia Errens

Editor – Media & Marketing, Stylus

Julia’s focus areas are online communities, inclusivity, interactive media, content distribution and creative brand platforming. She has an MA in Design Writing Criticism from University of the Arts London.

Christian Ward

Head of Media & Marketing, Stylus

Christian is head of Media & Marketing, overseeing Stylus research, reporting and forum presentations on trends in marketing, advertising, culture and media. Christian spent many years as a music journalist for the NME, before transitioning into PR, where he promoted a host of European start-ups including SoundCloud and Last.fm.

Emily Gordon-Smith

Director of Consumer Product, Stylus

With 25 years experience in the fashion industry Emily has worked with mega names including Topshop, Walt Disney, Biba and Kookai. She has been a consultant for blue chip fashion retailers worldwide, created product in collaboration with major artists including Sir Peter Blake and worked on brand strategy for both the high-end and mass-market.

Dr. Antonia Ward

Global Director of Advisory Services, Stylus

With over 15 years' experience in trend consulting, research, design, brand strategy and journalism, Antonia directs Stylus' advisory services, applying company insight and expertise to clients' challenges, including Mattel, Volkswagen and Ferrero.

Lisa Payne

Senior Editor - Beauty, Stylus

Having worked for Stylus since July 2010 after graduating with first-class honours in Fashion Journalism from the London College of Fashion, Lisa is the Beauty editor at Stylus. She reports on trends, business news and industry innovation, with an eye for future developments based on consumer attitudes.

Saisangeeth Daswani

Head of Advisory – Fashion, Beauty & APAC, Stylus

Saisangeeth has experience translating future trends and applying them as business solutions in marketing, retail, product and design strategies. She has worked across fashion, luxury and branding in the US, Asia and Australia. Previously, Saisangeeth was a trend director at Stylesight and WGSN, working with leading international brands to inspire and inform their creative endeavours through seasonal and trend forecasts.

Dewi Pinatih

Senior Editor – Product Design, Stylus

Dewi oversees Stylus' product design coverage, covering everything from motor shows to furniture fairs. She gets excited about innovative design that makes the world a better place. Dewi has worked across the design industry for more than 10 years, holding positions at leading cultural institutions in the Netherlands, and editorial roles at Bright Magazine and the Dutch Press Centre for Interior Design.