Global Coordination Team
Fashion Revolution is based in the UK and is a not for profit Community Interest Company no: 8988812. The ‘community’ of Fashion Revolution CIC is: Everyone involved in the fashion supply chain, including but not limited to farmers, producers, buyers, designers, retailers and consumers.
The Global Coordination Team (GCT) is comprised of the founders of Fashion Revolution, as well as key individuals leading on areas such as policy, communications and branding, education, brand and organisation liaison, governance and liaison with the Country Coordinators worldwide. The Global Coordination Team works closely with the Global Advisory Committee to plan and implement the Fashion Revolution campaign each year.
The GCT is based in the UK, a nine person nexus at the very heart of Fashion Revolution. This is the democratic, diverse and unique team that comprises the directors and the full voting members within the CIC (Community Interest Company) and who are responsible for organizing and managing the primary groups that create, direct and oversee Fashion Revolution Globally. The groups are: Communications, Policy and Strategy, Brands and Partnerships, Governance Operations, Fundraising, PR, and Events.
The GCT has the ultimate control of the CIC through their voting membership. They hold responsibility for major policy and other decisions. They can appoint and dismiss the directors, delegate powers to the directors, approve major transactions and change the constitution of the company. The GCT are working year round and also monitor the performance of the CIC and the directors in order to satisfy themselves that the company continues to meet the community interest test and fully involves the community in its activities and development. The GCT is also responsible for the governance of Country Coordinators and their Regional Coordinators.
For further details about roles and responsibilities of members and directors or the Articles of Association please contact our governance team via the contact page, selecting UK in the dropdown menu.
Founder and Global Operations Director
Orsola de Castro
Founder and Creative Director
Head of Policy
Branding, Design & Communications
Governance and Operations / Country Coordinators Liaison
Global Coordination Team
Global Advisory Committee
The Global Advisory Committee (GAC) of Fashion Revolution is based in the UK and is composed of key figures from the fashion industry and beyond: industry leaders; press; campaigners; consultants; representatives from charities and campaign organisations; academics and more. They are the people who work closely with us, our trusted and reliable advisors. They are the people who activate their networks and bring their expertise to Fashion Revolution on a regular basis. The GAC also includes a representative from the five major geographical continents around the world, to be reviewed and updated on an annual basis. They work closely with the Global Coordination Team to plan, implement and advise on the Fashion Revolution campaign each year.
Members of the Global Advisory Committee are selected by the GCT. They don’t have voting power but can participate in the GCT groups and help to formulate decisions and input into those groups. They have the opportunity to hear Fashion Revolution plans and strategy and to feedback their advice and input at the GAC meetings to be held at least twice a year.
Heinz Werner Engel
Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey
Pablo Galaz Esquivel
Fashion Revolution Country Coordinators (CCs) are the diverse individuals who have voluntarily taken on the roles and responsibilities associated with this position. They come from all areas of the fashion industry, give Fashion Revolution its strength and reach and provide people around the world with the opportunity to engage. There is only one CC per country and the CCs are appointed by the GCT to become the official representative for Fashion Revolution. They are responsible to the GCT and carry out important functions such as: to facilitate and distribute Fashion Revolution campaign materials, communication strategy and policy asks; coordinate and activate all the stakeholders within their country to engage with Fashion Revolution in accordance with the global guidelines; compile and submit annual reports on their impact, progress and feedback.
You can find your country coordinator here
Fashion Revolution is based in the UK and is a not for profit Community Interest Company no: 8988812. If you have queries or would like more in depth information about any aspect of how we are organised and governed please contact Joss on our governance team for more information via the Contact Page on our website, selecting UK in the dropdown menu.
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