Caroline Rush – CEO, British Fashion Council

As chief executive officer of the British Fashion Council, Caroline Rush oversees the British fashion industry’s activities within the domestic and international markets, providing integral support for emerging and established designers and attracting foreign buyers and investors. Since her appointment to the role in 2009, Rush has been widely credited with playing an instrumental role in developing London Fashion Week into a prime event on the international fashion calendar by establishing its coveted status as one of the ‘Big Four’ fashion weeks.

Caroline Rush has achieved remarkable success in promoting the British fashion industry, particularly through organizing the globally renowned London Fashion Week and the prestigious British Fashion Awards. caroline_rush-1In 2015, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen of England for services to the British fashion industry.

Caroline Rush will be at the GTBank Fashion Weekend to offer insights on how to successfully position a fashion brand.