London Summit 2018
June 26 2018 | Tobacco Dock, London

Hear From
Industry
Innovators

Carla Cammilla Hjort

Founder & Director, Space10

Carla Cammilla Hjort is the co-founder and director of SPACE10 - a future living lab in Copenhagen - set up in close collaboration with IKEA. Their overall goal is to create opportunities for a better and more sustainable way of living. www.space10.io

Sarah Rotheram

Chief Executive, Miller Harris

Sarah is passionate about perfume, craftsmanship and the Miller Harris brand values.
Sarah’s vision for the brand includes reimagining and infusing personality into the existing
foundations and injecting a more dynamic attitude, in addition to taking the brand to new
markets with a focus on the global expansion whilst retaining the very heart of what makes
Miller Harris so special and unique.

Sharmadean Reid MBE

Founder, WAH Nails

Brand consultant, stylist, entrepreneur, mentor…Sharmadean Reid has one foot in the street and one foot in the boardroom. Sharmadean started a fanzine called WAH, a reaction to the wave of bootyshaking videos in 2004, in order to promote females in creative industries. With three successful issues sent to “Downtown Girls Worldwide”, Sharmadean took it online, as one of the pioneers of blog culture.

Sophie Slater

Co-Founder, Birdsong

Sophie Slater is a 26 year old activist and co-founder of ethical, feminist fashion label www.birdsong.london. Birdsong is powered by women's charities who make beautiful garments, with an ethos of "no sweatshops and no photoshop." When she's not working on her brand, she occasionally runs workshops on body positivity, confidence and zine making for women and girls.

Louise Troen

International Brand Director, Bumble

As International Brand Director for Bumble, Louise oversees brand marketing, communications and strategic growth development outside of the US. Prior to launching Bumble in the UK in 2015, Louise led brand development for music artists in LA in addition to supporting work with Google. Bumble has a community of over 28 million users and offers a meaningful and safe platform to connect within love, friendship and now business.

Rachel Humphrey

Strategic Partnerships Director, Birchbox UK

As Strategic Partnerships Director of Birchbox UK, Rachel is responsible for building and leading the Birchbox brand identity. She leads the Partnerships division while also working cross-function, project managing campaigns that generate social engagement, content, press coverage and organic consumer traction - with a major focus on shareability and subscriber engagement.

Ellie Howard

Head of Community, Heist Studios

Ellie Howard heads up Brand Marketing for Heist, with a remit that includes brand strategy, content, PR, social and events. Working with the brand from its infancy, Ellie has been heavily involved in Heist’s reputation for disrupting the underwear industry, and her work has been picked up by mainstream, consumer and industry titles.

Pratap Chahal

Executive Chef, Founder, Flavour Bastard & That Hungry Chef

Having worked in the kitchens of Gordon Ramsay, Raymond Blanc, the Galvin Brothers, Chez Bruce and Cinnamon Club, Pratap has now taken the reigns of one of London's most talked about openings of 2017 - Flavour Bastard in Soho where he is currently executive chef. Pratap and his wife also run That Hungry Chef - a highly acclaimed private chef and fine dining event catering company based in Islington.

Fay Cowan

Programming & Event Director, Stylus

As creative lead of strategy and programming, Fay has been a driving force behind the global expansion of Decoded events, making it the industry’s go-to events series for innovation.

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.

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